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Mattel has teamed up with Google for an update to the classic View Master. (Source: Mattel)

Mattel Teams Up With Google For High-Tech ‘View-Master’

Toymaker Mattel is teaming up with Google for a high-tech update to the much loved View-Master.

02/22/2015

Play-Doh Penis Syringe

Hasbro To Replace Penis-Shaped Play-Doh Cake-Decorating Tool After Parents Flood Company’s Facebook With Comments

Hasbro, the toy company, is now doing damage control over a penis-shaped extruder tool in its Play-Doh Cake Mountain toy.

12/31/2014

Engineering graduate student Elliot Hawkes scales the glass exterior of Packard Electrical Engineering Building using gecko-inspired controllable adhesives. Credit: Eric Eason

Stanford Students Invent Gecko Gloves That Give Humans The Power To Scale Walls

The “gecko gloves” make human hands perform like the sticky feet of nature’s most impressive climber.

12/22/2014

Thomas Langenbach

Silicon Valley Tech Exec Guilty Of Stealing Legos From Target

A Silicon Valley software executive has been convicted of burglary for cheating Target stores out of Lego collectors’ sets.

08/02/2013

Buckyballs on display for sale (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Feds Look To Stop Sale Of Buckyballs

The country’s top safety agency took an unusual step and filed an administrative action against a toy company after it refused to recall a potentially dangerous toy.

07/31/2012

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