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Roger Kisby, Getty Images

The History Of The Hula Hoop

I've been waxing nostalgic lately, maybe because I'll be turning 50 in about a month, but I've been thinking back to when I was a kid. I have come across a great website that features old commercials and clips from classic television shows. 

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Atari
Evan Amos

Throwback Thursday: Games You Used To Love [VIDEO]

I love Throwback Thursday! Last Thursday, I posted about back to school shopping at stores that are no longer around. Wow, did you add a lot of stores to that list. This time around, I am doing a post on games that I used to love when I was a kid.

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Chris Hondros, Getty Images
Chris Hondros, Getty Images

Rare Princess Diana Beanie Baby Bought For $15

A couple from Great Britain were selling toys at a toy market when they noticed another seller, selling something rare. Something the seller didn’t realize was rare; he was selling it for only $15.

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Peek

Sharon’s Embarrassing Moment at Rite Aid’s Website

It was a regular night. Chad and I were sitting on the couch watching the Olympics after we did the P90X Ab Ripper Workout. He mentioned that he was out of GNC Pro Performance AMP Wheybolic Protein Extreme. It helps him build muscle. He works out a lot.

So, I remembered that Rite Aid has an entire GNC section where you can buy it. I decided to use my phone to go to their website and check it out.

And I found more than I was bargaining for....WAY MORE!

As soon as the website popped up, I chose the 'SHOP NOW' option. And what came 'up' was, for me, quite embarrassing!

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

2013 Toy Hall Of Fame Nominees

The National Toy Hall of Fame has announced it's nominees for 2013, two of the nominees, will join last year's winners, dominoes and 'Star Wars' action figures. Here are the nominees for this year, only two will be selected.

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90s Toys
GhostoftheDoll / Tumblr / Dork Dimension

20 Forgotten Toys From the ’90s

Remember Madballs and Popples? If you, like us, managed to successfully block out most of your childhood, the answer is a resounding "no"!

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Monster High
Mattel

Goth Dolls Digging a Grave For Barbie Sales

Barbie has some monster-sized competition.

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Toy Store
KTVI

Toy Store Staying In Business Thanks to $80,000 in Donations From Local Community

It’s happy ever after for Once Upon A Toy.

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Cracker Jacks at Ballpark
Getty Images, photo by Greg Fiume

Over 17 Billion Toys Put in Cracker Jack Boxes

Cracker Jacks, the candy popcorn, made its debut in 1893 at the Chicago World’s Fair, the same fair that introduced the Ferris wheel, Aunt Jemima Pancakes and the ice cream cone. A German immigrant sold popcorn from a cart when he and his brother came up with the idea of candy-coated popcorn they named ‘Cracker Jacks’.

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Thor The Dark World Toys
Marvel Studios

‘Thor: The Dark World’ Toy Line Shows Off the New Thunder God and Dark Elves

'Thor: The Dark World' will soon be upon us, hitting theaters November 8, 2013, and so will Marvel's accompanying toy line. We got the chance to attend Hasbro's Fan Media Day during the 2013 American International Toy Fair, which showed off the new 'Thor 2' action figures and gadgets.

Previous toy releases, like most recently with the 'Iron Man 3' LEGO sets, have teased potential spoilers from their corresponding movies, so what hidden 'Thor: The Dark World' gems might be hidden in this new toy crop?

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