Living in the '50s must've been cool (aside from the racism and constant gnawing fear of nuclear annihilation)—I mean just look at all these cool atomic-themed toys to play with! Our friends at Oobject have assembled the 12 best.
When you're done finding ways to make your kids glow in the dark, check out these nuke-powered transports, nuke-powered clocks and
nuke-powered retro bomb shelters.
1947 Lone Ranger Atomic Bomb Ring
Atomic Bomb Game
Atomic Fireball Candy
Atomic Reactor with Battery
Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab (ca 1950)
Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bomb Models
Model Nuclear Tipped Missile for Travelling Salesmen
Not for kids, but still a toy and perhaps the original suitcase nuke. Why on earth would this in the type of case that a door to door salesman would use?
Safe, Harmless, Giant Atomic Bomb
Toy Geiger Counter (ca. 1950)
Toy Nuclear Power Station
Toy Polaris Nuclear Weapon Submarine