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Landing Mr. Right Gets You into the Dating Game

With the new Landing Mr. Right board game, grown-up ladies will never have to outgrow the fun of Mystery Date. This board game is designed for single ladies looking to have a fun ladies’ night… read more

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Kids Can Get Excited About Books Planted in Science

Curious About Plants explains the fascinating world of plants to kids, while teaching plant life vocabulary through simple questions and illustrations. Kids, ages 8-10, will learn answers to questions, including “What is photosynthesis?,” “How can… read more

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Singtrix: A New Karaoke and Vocal Experience

If you’re tone deaf like me, then you’ll definitely enjoy the Singtrix. This new live vocal system, created by the same people that invented Guitar Hero, is a new singing experience for a fun setting.… read more

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Nano Falcon Takes Remote-Control Flight

The Nano Falcon from Silverlit is recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s smallest I/R model helicopter. With a size of just 65mm and a weight of just 11g, this 3-channel, indoor helicopter flies… read more

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Nightmare Before Christmas Board Games Will Delight Fans This Season

  While my folks are tuning into the Hallmark channel for the sappy Christmas movies that make them cry year after year, and my niece and nephew obsess over Buddy from Elf, I’m still stuck… read more

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The Ball Brought to a Whole New Level with Sphero 2.0

Sphero 2.0, by Orbotix Inc., combines smart gaming with smartphones to bring racecar features to this highly evolved ball. With its robotic core and new engine, Sphero 2.0 is now faster, brighter, and smarter than… read more

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There (Still) Ain’t No Party Like a Mario Party

I’ve never been a huge fan of video games—not because I didn’t find them fun, but I just don’t have the hand-eye coordination to be any good at them. When my brother and I were… read more

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Ionix Shapeshifts the Construction Category

Construction toys are on the rise lately, with companies cranking out the same classic plastic brick in new sets for both boys and girls.  The standard rectangular, plastic, snap-together bricks have been around for years,… read more

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Remote-Control Dinosaurs Whip Their Tails Back and Forth

Dinosaurs are back and roaming the earth in the 32″ long Roboraptor from WowWee. With its advanced artificial intelligence personality, realistic biomorphic motions, direct control, and autonomous (free-roam) modes, the Age of Dinosaurs is back!… read more

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Get Your Quiz on With Kwizniac

  Trivia games are perfect for friendly fun during get-togethers and Kwizniac Kidz‘ Trivia Countdown Game is a foolproof choice. Instead of breaking out ye old game board, fighting over who gets to be the… read more

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