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An Age-by-Age Guide to Gender-Neutral Gifts for Kids

Now more than ever, there is a push for toy and clothing manufacturers to create gender-neutral options for kids; ones that don’t exclusively push pink, fluffy princess gear on girls, and firetruck-themed everything on boys. Offering unisex products enables children to play and explore outside of traditional gender…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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An Age-by-Age Guide to Gender-Neutral Gifts for Kids

Now more than ever, there is a push for toy and clothing manufacturers to create gender-neutral options for kids; ones that don’t exclusively push pink, fluffy princess gear on girls, and firetruck-themed everything on boys. Offering unisex products enables children to play and explore outside of traditional gender…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Hot Wheels Unleashed Devs On Making 2021’s Most Surprising Racing Game

Italian studio Milestone is known for racing sims. MotoGP, MXGP, Ride, the World Rally Championship series—that’s all Milestone. Hot Wheels Unleashed, the surprise hit arcade racer featuring Mattel’s iconic toy cars racing through physics-defying loops and making heart-stopping jumps, is about as far from a hardcore…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Hot Wheels Unleashed Devs On Making 2021’s Most Surprising Racing Game

Italian studio Milestone is known for racing sims. MotoGP, MXGP, Ride, the World Rally Championship series—that’s all Milestone. Hot Wheels Unleashed, the surprise hit arcade racer featuring Mattel’s iconic toy cars racing through physics-defying loops and making heart-stopping jumps, is about as far from a hardcore…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Hot Wheels Unleashed Devs On Making 2021’s Most Surprising Racing Game

Italian studio Milestone is known for racing sims. MotoGP, MXGP, Ride, the World Rally Championship series—that’s all Milestone. Hot Wheels Unleashed, the surprise hit arcade racer featuring Mattel’s iconic toy cars racing through physics-defying loops and making heart-stopping jumps, is about as far from a hardcore…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Get Paid $1,170 to Play With Halo Nerf Blasters

Being an adult can be hard, and sometimes you probably wish you could go back in time to when it was acceptable to spend afternoons playing with toys. If that sounds about right, you may be interested in a new position that pays $1,170 to test and review some new Nerf products. Here’s what to […]

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LEGO’s ‘Largest’ Ever Set Is The 9090-Piece Titanic

It’s been over 100 years since the RMS Titanic sunk in the North Atlantic, killing 1500 people in one of the greatest civilian maritime disasters in human history. Which is enough time to have passed, LEGO figures, to release a great big toy based on the ship.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Creepy Final Fantasy XIV Doll Costs $1,000 But The Nightmares Are Free

Final Fantasy XIV is a wonderful game, with a compelling storyline and gameplay mechanics that transcend the MMO genre. But for the last few weeks, the excitement of logging into my account and working on quests has been coupled with the dread of again coming face-to-face with a banner advertising a super expensive,…Read more… Continue […]

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Jigsaw Puzzles Can Improve Your Quality of Life More Than You Realize

We know what you’re thinking. Jigsaw puzzles? What am I, 80? Well, hopefully you will be someday. So why not mentally prepare for it. Admittedly, jigsaw puzzles have a reputation as the domain of either the very old, the very young, or the incurably nerdy. To which we say: Yeah, so? Some started a podcast […]

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8 Types of Toys Lifehacker Readers Have Banned From Their Homes

It’s already hard enough for parents to find toys that will stir their child’s imagination—in a positive way. Walking down the toy aisle of your favorite store is a minefield of warning labels, messy goop that is certain to ruin your carpet, and packaging that reinforces gender stereotypes. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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8 Types of Toys Lifehacker Readers Have Banned From Their Homes

It’s already hard enough for parents to find toys that will stir their child’s imagination—in a positive way. Walking down the toy aisle of your favorite store is a minefield of warning labels, messy goop that is certain to ruin your carpet, and packaging that reinforces gender stereotypes. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What Toys Have You Banned From Your Home?

My oldest son had never been so excited to make a Target run. He was flush with birthday gift cards, and since he has never had the opportunity to purchase his own toys before, it was the perfect moment to stroll through the aisles in search of something he really wanted. His eyes got especially […]

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What Toys Have You Banned From Your Home?

My oldest son had never been so excited to make a Target run. He was flush with birthday gift cards, and since he has never had the opportunity to purchase his own toys before, it was the perfect moment to stroll through the aisles in search of something he really wanted. His eyes got especially […]

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Sunday Comics: Dating Myself

Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Hot Wheels Unleashed Is Way Prettier Than A Toy Car Game Has Any Right To Be

Like any budding gearhead, I had bunch of Hot Wheels growing up. Too many, in fact. Small Sterilite containers full of the things. I was proud of my collection, but in retrospect, I cost my parents a small fortune in diecasts. Back in my day, you couldn’t just print your own Cugnot like the kids […]

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LEGO: Builder’s Journey Is Very Good, Very Chill

There have been loads of LEGO games before, some of them trying to replicate the sensation of playing with the real thing, others just using the bricks as set dressing for some very funny licensed platforming. The latest one (well, latest on PC, anyway), LEGO: Builder’s Journey, takes a slightly different approach,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Lego’s Vintage Typewriter Is A Work Of Art

From a distance Lego Ideas set 21327, Typewriter, doesn’t look very Lego. With printed pieces for each of its 32 keys, a working typebar mechanism, and a new cloth Lego element replicating a typewriter ribbon, it looks every bit the vintage writing tool it’s meant to emulate.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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