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Who is the boy inside the man holding the gun?

Just to See if I Could

photo by Joe Haupt

Ethan Gilsdorf remembers the summer of 1977, the year he was ten, and the intersection of boys, violence, and the animal kingdom.

Boy Toys, Girl Toys is There any Connection to Career?

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Making guys play with dolls won’t create an army of men working as care givers.

10 Photos That Will Make You Want to Grab Your Action Figures

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You’ve never seen Thor like this. Or Captain America. Or storm troopers. Or Halo Kitty.

Hell Yeah, Christmas Is About Toys and That’s Not a Bad Thing

Hell Yeah, Christmas Is About Toys and That’s Not a Bad Thing

There are many, many reasons for the holiday season, but, just because commercialization is gross, that doesn’t mean that we should forget how positive and constructive toys can be in the right hands.

Merry Christmas, Peter. Love, Wonder Woman

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When he was 4 years old, Peter Domani wanted a super hero doll. Not just any super hero. Wonder Woman.

How to Tell if a Toy is for Boys or Girls: The Definitive Guide

Who gets what toy? We can help!

Confused about picking the right toy? This handy guide makes sense of all those confusing catalogs.

“Breaking Bad” Action Figures and the Harsh Realities of Parenting

“Breaking Bad” Action Figures and the Harsh Realities of Parenting

B.K. Mullen offers a parent’s perspective on a Florida mother’s recent campaign to have “Breaking Bad” figures removed from a national toy store chain.

Barbie Dad

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Sometimes love means playing Barbies with your daughter, even if you’re a man, even if you’d rather chew rocks.

Gentry Stein Certainly Knows How to Yo-Yo

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If you thought knowing how to “walk the dog” was cool prepare to be floored by this world championship Yo-Yo routine.

Where Have All the Good Toys Gone?

How many of these guys can you name?

I can tell you. A lot of them ended up in the World’s Longest Yard Sale, and almost in my truck.

Two Grown Men Face Off With Children’s Toys In A Thrilling Battle For Playground Supremacy (Video)

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I’d love to see what would happen if you gave a bunch of 8-year-olds $50 million and told them to make a movie. It probably wouldn’t make much sense, but it would definitely involve dinosaurs, lasers and explosions.

What Was the Best Toy That Got Away?

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Slade Grayson asks, “What’s the one childhood toy that you really wanted, but didn’t get?”

Five Lessons Learned From a Lost FitBit

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Dillan DiGiovanni thinks exercise is good, especially when you have plastic toys to encourage you.

The Night of Furby

The Night of Furby

Jeff Bogle was having a quiet night with his wife, when one of his daughters’ toys decided that it wasn’t quite ready to go to sleep yet…

Build Your Own Office Supply Crossbow (with instructions) [Video]

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Not for office combat! But if you’ve got a TPS report or some old coffee cups lying around, it’s time to let fly!