toys

FBI Warns Parents of Safety Risks of Internet-Connected Toys

According to the FBI statement, the Internet-connected toys usually contain sensors, microphones, cameras, data storage components, and other multimedia capabilities – including speech recognition and GPS options. These features could put the privacy and safety of children at risk due to

Fidget Spinners Are Exploding Now

After transitioning from an obscure curiosity to a ubiquitous annoyance in record time, fidget spinners finally completed the 21st century novelty toy cycle this month, becoming something that could potentially burn down your house, according to Gizmodo. Mothers in Michigan and Alabama

China’s toothpick crossbow nightmare prompts parent petitions on social media

Several cities including Shenzhen and Qingdao have reportedly banned sales of the palm-sized contraptions, which sell for about $1 and are powerful enough to puncture soda cans, apples and cardboard, depending on the projectile, Joinfo.com reports with reference to ABC News. The

Lego made the first wheelchair-using minifigure

Lego presented its first wheelchair-using  minifigure with a helper dog, beanie and hoodie at the toy fairs in London and Nuremberg this week, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to Mic.com. The Lego piece came after a long campaign by #ToysLikeMe, which