A performance art installation at Toronto's Brookfield Place returns us to those carnival days where you'd try to fish out a toy from a glass box using a mechanical claw. This time, though, you can control a human instead of a robotic claw.
This year's finalists for induction into the Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, NY were announced last week. With only two toys inducted per year, it makes for some tough competition. Hasbro brand toys had six of the twelve nominees.
An Indian toy inventor who shares his love of science with children, Arvind Gupta thinks our waste can truly become playful if we're open-minded enough to embrace our creativity. He discusses what motivates him to blend science with toy-making.
There is a large, lit-up menu at a new drive-thru in Alabama but it doesn’t list food products. It includes items such as vibrators and lubricants, which customers can now pick up at a window, packaged inside a paper bag.
In 1945 John Webber's grandfather gave him a cup to play with. The gold cup adorned with the heads of two women was assumed to be made of brass. Last year he decided to have his old "toy" that had sat in a box under his bed appraised.
This year’s toy recalls are changing how charities do business, and everyone from the Salvation Army to Goodwill is tackling the issue with reworked strategies. The organizations are vigilant about which toys arrive in their offices.
Toy Story 3 is coming in 2009, but John Lasseter won't be the director. Lasseter and Disney Animation president Ed Catmull provided extensive details on their upcoming slate at Disney's investor conference on Feb. 8.