The Horrifying Vtech Hack Let Someone Download Thousands of Photos of Children [Update]

The latest details about a recent security breach at a kids’ toy company are in, and they are disturbing. A couple weeks ago, hackers successfully broke into the servers of connected toy maker Vtech and stole the personal information of nearly 5 million parents and over 200,000 nearly 6.4 million kids. What we didn’t… »Today 2:31pm12/01/15 2:31pm


Oscar Mayer Now Sells an RC Weinermobile So You Can Be a Gifting Hero

Back in July, Oscar Mayer teased us with an RC off-road version of its iconic Weinermobile that looked impossibly fun to drive. It was unfortunately a one-off creation that few got to play with, so to make up for that tease, Oscar Mayer has created an even smaller RC version you can finally buy. »Yesterday 3:41pm11/30/15 3:41pm

How to Upgrade Nerf's 70 MPH Blaster With a Monstrous 108-Shot Magazine

When it comes to Nerf warfare, accuracy always takes a backseat to firepower. Your ability to nail a target with a single shot means nothing when they can return fire with a massive onslaught of foam ammunition. And that’s exactly why this Nerf Rival Zeus upgrade is so utterly brilliant. »Yesterday 12:15pm11/30/15 12:15pm

The Greatest Innovation In Squeaky Toddler Shoes Is a Silencer Switch

An easy way to ensure toddlers don’t randomly yank their shoes off is to put a squeaker in there, turning every step into a symphony of fun sounds. Or, at least, fun to the child. To parents it can get annoying real fast, which is why Ikiki was smart enough to put on/off switches in its toddler shoes. »Thursday 9:30am11/26/15 9:30am

Awesome Toys and Collectibles to Give Children and Fun-Loving Adults Alike

Just because you’ve reached the age where you’re paying off student loans and applying for mortgages doesn’t mean your love of toys has to be abandoned. In fact, nowadays toymakers usually target adults as much as children, so there’s no shame in asking for action figures, games, and other collectibles this holiday no… »11/23/15 2:00pm11/23/15 2:00pm

Guy Builds Gigantic Glowing Lightsabers For the Best Christmas Display Ever

When it comes to home made lightsabers—a popular pastime for Star Wars fans—Bob Clagett doesn’t mess around. He was recently hired to build a pair for a client’s holiday display, and the gigantic results put any Christmas tree, gingerbread house, or nativity scene to shame. »11/23/15 8:40am11/23/15 8:40am

Nerdy Paper Lanterns For Those Who Prefer Star Wars or Treks

Paper lanterns are the cardboard furniture of the lighting world. They’re light, they’re cheap, and they’re incredibly fragile. But there’s even more reason to take good care of these paper lanterns from ThinkGeek: they look like tiny versions of the Borg Cube and the Death Star when switched off. »11/20/15 9:30am11/20/15 9:30am

The Force Awakens' Cool New Stormtrooper Has a Cool New Action Figure, Too

Last night we got to see a totally badass (and perhaps more than a little foolhardy) Stormtrooper go toe-to-toe with Finn in The Force Awakens’ latest TV spot. Suitably impressed by his slick baton moves? You’ll soon be able to own one as part of Bandai’s fantastic Star Wars figuarts range. »11/19/15 11:41am11/19/15 11:41am

Hasbro Now Has a Toy Line For Seniors Starting With a Lifelike Robotic Cat

After already conquering demographics including kids, teenagers, and those technically considred adults, Hasbro is reaching out to that last frontier of consumers: seniors, with a new toy line featuring lifelike robotic companion pets that only need affection, not feeding or bathroom breaks. »11/18/15 8:31am11/18/15 8:31am

There's Finally an Adult Version of that Rideable Trunki Suitcase

If you don’t have kids, you’re probably not familiar with the Trunki, a wildly popular ride-on suitcase for kids. If you are familiar with it, you’ve probably been incredibly jealous of seeing kids zooming through airports on one. But be jealous no more, because an adult version is finally here. »11/16/15 7:15pm11/16/15 7:15pm