toys
Movies
The Female Heroes of Star Wars Are Getting Their Own Action Figure Line
The toys coincide with the launch of a new series of shorts.... READ ON
Travel
A Field of LEGO Daffodils Is "Blooming" in England
The spring-inspired installation celebrates Hull's designation as the UK City of Culture for 2017.... READ ON
Fun
Teenager Builds a 'Record-Breaking' Chain of 15,524 Dominos
18-year-old Lily Hevesh claims that she broke an unofficial world record with her elaborate installation.... READ ON
Fun
The '90s Called: Original Tamagotchis Are Coming Back
Some amazing news for your 10-year-old self.... READ ON
Comics
Why a U.S. Federal Court Ruled That Marvel's X-Men Aren't Humans
As with most things, it all comes down to money.... READ ON
Fun
Dead or Alive? This Schrödinger's Cat Plush Is Both
No poison box needed.... READ ON
Movies
Here’s What the LEGO Version of Rogue One Would Look Like
It takes place on a kid's bedroom floor, instead of in a galaxy far, far away.... READ ON
List
13 Colorful Facts About Crayola
The crayons debuted in 1903. Tiny nostrils were never the same again.... READ ON
List
12 Toys That Got Pulled From Store Shelves
From Barbie's pregnant friend to some stubborn Flubber, here are 12 toys that got yanked from shelves.... READ ON
Design
A Game of Thrones Fan Built a Revolving LEGO Replica of the Red Keep
The small-scale castle is made from 125,000 LEGO pieces, and weighs just over 143 pounds.... READ ON
Fun
Cool Job Alert: American Girl Is Hiring a Historian
The company is looking for a researcher to verify the historical accuracy of its products.... READ ON
Food
Visitors to LEGOLAND Japan Can Eat LEGO-Shaped French Fries
The newest LEGOLAND park fully embraces the theme.... READ ON
List
7 Prototype Movie Tie-in Toys That Were Never Released
To help you imagine what your toybox could have looked like, we've picked out some of the most interesting action figures that, for one reason or another, never got made.... READ ON
Fun
Brilliant LEGO Tape Lets You Build on Any Surface
This opens up a whole new world of possibilities.... READ ON
Fun
A Revolutionary Toy Idea: 'Hamilton: The LEGO Set' 
"The plan is to fan this spark into a flame..."... READ ON
Design
Take a Virtual Tour of Queen Mary’s Dollhouse
It features working elevators, electric lighting, and indoor plumbing.... READ ON

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