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  • The Toy Insider Experts Unveil 2019 Hot Holiday Toy Lists

    Sep 18, 2019

    The Toy Insider Experts Unveil 2019 Hot Holiday Toy Lists The Toy Insider, one of the toy industry’s most influential organizations and a trusted go-to resource for parents and gift-givers, today unveiled its expert picks for the best kids’ toys and gifts in its 14th annual holiday gift guide. The hottest and most coveted items for 2019 are broken out into three lists: the Hot 20 (the most wished-for items of the […]

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  • Chicago Toy & Game Fair Reveals 2019 TAGIEs Nominees

    Sep 18, 2019

    Chicago Toy & Game Fair Reveals 2019 TAGIEs Nominees The 2019 edition of Chicago Toy & Game Week (ChiTAG) will take place Nov. 21-24, and this year’s winners of the Toy & Game Innovation Awards (TAGIEs) will be revealed at The Power of Magic Gala on Nov. 22. Today, ChiTAG revealed the final nominees for the 12th annual TAGIEs, which celebrates innovation and excellence across all facets of […]

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  • Swedish Toy & Baby Association Presents Blob Fair

    Sep 17, 2019

    Swedish Toy & Baby Association Presents Blob Fair Following two successful years in Stockholm, Blobmässan (Blob Fair) will move to Gothenburg. Taking place Oct. 8-9, at the Åby Arena, Blob Fair is Sweden’s only trade fair that caters to the baby, toy, and kids’ industries in the Nordic region. Blob Fest is presented by the Swedish Toy & Baby Association and the regional […]

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  • Backstory: Jay Foreman, from the Boardwalk to Basic Fun!

    Sep 17, 2019

    Backstory: Jay Foreman, from the Boardwalk to Basic Fun! As a college student in New Jersey, Jay Foreman spent the summer months in the resort town of Wildwood, working on the Boardwalk in the video arcades and boardwalk game booths. It was the early 1980s, an era in which major toy franchises, such as Masters of the Universe, G.I. Joe, Care Bears, My Little […]

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  • Sandrine de Raspide Re-Joins MGA Entertainment to Strengthen International Operations

    Sep 16, 2019

    Sandrine de Raspide Re-Joins MGA Entertainment to Strengthen International Operations MGA Entertainment, Inc. (MGAE) welcomes Sandrine de Raspide back into its ranks as the general manager of international sales and licensing. The move is the latest hire as MGAE seeks to strengthen its international presence and deepen its executive roster. De Raspide previously served as MGAE VP of sales and licensing from 2002-2007 working on the […]

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  • ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!’ Hits the Road With an All-New Tour

    Sep 16, 2019

    ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!’ Hits the Road With an All-New Tour Earlier this year, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live: King for a Day mounted a tour that visited more than 50 neighborhoods across the country. Now, Daniel and all of his friends from the hit PBS KIDS series are hopping back aboard the Trolley for a new production from Mills Entertainment, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! Neighbor Day. Beginning […]

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  • Hasbro Expands Play-Doh Brand with Slime, New Compounds

    Sep 16, 2019

    Hasbro Expands Play-Doh Brand with Slime, New Compounds Today, in celebration of World Play-Doh Day, Hasbro revealed plans to expand the Play-Doh brand beyond its classic dough with slime and compounds. It could be argued that Play-Doh is the original modeling compound that predated the current compound trend by several decades, and its latest offerings take the tactile and sensory experience into new directions […]

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  • It’s Official: Warner Animation Group Options Funko Movie

    Sep 16, 2019

    It’s Official: Warner Animation Group Options Funko Movie It could be filed under the “worst-kept secrets” in Hollywood this year, but today it’s official: Warner Animation Group (WAG) is putting a motion picture based on Funko‘s Pop! vinyl figures into production. Following months of rumors, a photo surfaced in January that reportedly showed a production timeline somewhere within Warner Bros. with Funko on […]

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  • Constructing a Greenhouse? Consider These Important Factors

    Constructing a Greenhouse? Consider These Important Factors

    The idea of growing plants in environmentally controlled spaces has existed for centuries. Roman gardeners used artificial methods similar to the greenhouse system that is used across the world today. Large commercial organizations and individual residential farmers alike can benefit from a secure and efficient greenhouse system.

    In 2017, approximately 8.4 million people were employed within the construction industry across the United States. This year, many of these workers are spending time building massive greenhouses in hopes of improving how

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  • American Muscle Unleashes the Definitive High-HP New Edge Mustang Tech Guide

    American Muscle Unleashes the Definitive High-HP New Edge Mustang Tech Guide

    The 1999-2004 Ford Mustang  is a popular choice for modders, with many car enthusiasts jumping in on the go-to budget platform for those with the itch to go fast in a straight line or on the slalom. 

    Often referred to as the "New Edge" Mustangs, these cars are part of the SN95 platform, which spanned production from 1994-2004. Now, American Muscle has assembled what its calling "The Definitive High-Horsepower New Edge Mustang Tech Guide" — a complete listing for anyone looking to

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  • Camping While Vegan? Yes, It Can Be Done (Deliciously)

    Camping While Vegan? Yes, It Can Be Done (Deliciously)

    Although camping is often associated with summertime, the reality is that camping is possible -- and enjoyable -- at almost any time of year. So if you're planning ahead for an autumnal camping trip, you might already have given some thought to your travel plans and the equipment you'll need. But if you have certain dietary restrictions or you'll be braving the wilderness with vegan companions, you might need to do some extra preparation. Since studies show that people who replace meat

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  • Six Flags Great America, Hurricane Harbor to Debut World's Tallest, Fastest Water Coaster

    Six Flags Great America, Hurricane Harbor to Debut World's Tallest, Fastest Water Coaster

    There's a big update coming to  Six Flags Great America's Hurricane Harbor   in Gurnee, Illinois next year.

    Tsunami Surge will be the tallest water coaster in the world, towering over the park's Riptide Bay area at over 86-feet tall. Water-blasting jet propulsion technology will power riders through more than 950 feet of enclosed tunnels and open air slides at speeds above 28 mph. The 25th attraction within Hurricane Harbor, Tsunami Surge will be the first ride at any Six

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  • Prickly Pear Plastics: Researchers Reveal Cactus May Offer Sustainable Solution

    Prickly Pear Plastics: Researchers Reveal Cactus May Offer Sustainable Solution

    We rely on plastics for nearly everything. From the decor in our homes to the machines we use at work (many of which might be made using the reaction injection molding process of combining two liquid components in a mold), this material is ubiquitous in our world. But unfortunately, it's also doing a lot of damage to the planet we call home. As a result, there's a need for more sustainable alternatives -- particularly biodegradable ones, as plastics can sit in

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  • Sturgill Simpson Debuts

    Sturgill Simpson Debuts "Sing Along" from his New Album and Netflix Anime Film, "Sound & Fury"

    On Sept. 27, GRAMMY winner Sturgill Simpson will release Sound & Fury — a Netflix Original Anime Film — alongside a companion album. Set for release via Elektra Records, the new album features 10 new tracks, the first of which, "Sing Along," was released today. Check out the music video by Japanese anime legend Jumpei Mizusaki below...

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  • End Of Summer Tips For Saving Energy at Home

    End Of Summer Tips For Saving Energy at Home

    As summer starts turning into fall, now is the perfect time to adjust your home's energy usage for the cooler season. Energy expenses are one of the largest drains on your finances as a homeowner, and keeping up with the changing seasons for your home's energy use can help you save a shocking amount of money. If you want to save money on your utility bills just in time for back to school, use some of these hot tips to

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  • What Is The Relationship Between Fiber Optic Cables And 5G Networks?

    What Is The Relationship Between Fiber Optic Cables And 5G Networks?

    Technology is advancing at an incredible rate. Already, Americans can see the power of 5G networks on the horizon; considering the fact that wireless and mobile traffic is predicted to account for more than 63% of total IP traffic by the year 2021, the switch to the revolutionary speeds of 5G networks will be a boon to both businesses and their consumers. That being said, 5G can't operate alone; these remarkable download speeds (which are estimated to top out at

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