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  • Parents, 7 kids go on Boca shoplifting spree, authorities say

    Parents, 7 kids go on Boca shoplifting spree, authorities say
    Imagine a mother and father, using their seven kids to help them commit a crime. Sheriff's officials say that's what happened at a Toys "R" Us in suburban Boca Raton at 20429  State Road 7 last month. Surveillance cameras were rolling when a family of...
  • Lessons the American Girl store can teach Silicon Valley

    Lessons the American Girl store can teach Silicon Valley
    PALO ALTO -- Starting about 7 a.m. Saturday in a corner of the Stanford Shopping Center, hundreds of girls under the age of 11 will begin lining up for an event that many of them have been dreaming about for years now: the grand opening of an American...
  • Rubber duck, game of chess enter U.S. Toy Hall of Fame

    Rubber duck, game of chess enter U.S. Toy Hall of Fame
    The rubber duck and chess were selected for the U.S. National Toy Hall of Fame on Thursday. They were chosen from among 12 finalists including bubbles, Clue, Fisher-Price Little People, little green army men, Magic 8 Ball, My Little Pony, Nerf toys, Pac-...
  • Black Friday 2013: 7 things you should definitely be buying

    Black Friday 2013: 7 things you should definitely be buying
    It’s as much a part of Thanksgiving tradition as watching football and skipping the cranberry sauce: that moment when you pull back from the table, turn on the news and laugh at people huddled outside stores under blankets, waiting for Black Friday¬†...
  • Cops: Woman stole sex toy, asked about job

    Cops: Woman stole sex toy, asked about job
    If you want to land a job, don't toy with this search method. A woman is accused of going into an adult products store and swiping a sex toy by hiding it in her pants -- then inquiring about a job, according to Crestview cops, reports the Northwest...
  • GoldieBlox video: Inspiring girls to be builders

    GoldieBlox video: Inspiring girls to be builders
    Something looks amiss outside this house on Plumosa Drive in Pasadena. Actually, a lot of things look amiss. Strewn about the front and side yards are wires and cords, a folding table overturned on the lawn, a children's stove smashed to pieces and,...
  • Empty Stocking Fund collecting toys, money to help less fortunate

    The annual push is on to fill The Empty Stocking Fund to help the less fortunate families of Harford County. The goal again this year is $80,000; as of Monday, donations received totaled $23,970, so there's still a long way to go to fill it. Recent...
  • 200,000 dolls from China are seized after tests show banned chemicals

    200,000 dolls from China are seized after tests show banned chemicals
    Federal authorities said Tuesday that they have seized more than 200,000 children's dolls arriving from China at ports in Los Angeles and other U.S. cities after the toys tested positive for banned chemical compounds. The dolls showed high levels of...
  • Advice: My boyfriend is afraid of sex toys

    Advice: My boyfriend is afraid of sex toys
    Hi Anna. I have trouble orgasming when I’m with my boyfriend. When I’m alone I can get myself off without any problems. I thought it might help if we used a vibrator in bed, but when I brought it up, he got all weird and defensive. Is he...
  • GoldieBlox viral video turns tables on little-girl princess fantasy

    GoldieBlox viral video turns tables on little-girl princess fantasy
    Girls rule! A pink empowerment video making the rounds is so darn cute you may not care that it's a not so thinly veiled commercial for an upstart toy company. Just watch and see. "The Princess Machine" video was posted on YouTube this week and...
  • GoldieBlox: The girls' toy commercial sweeping the Internet

    GoldieBlox: The girls' toy commercial sweeping the Internet
    If you haven’t seen it, check out the commercial for GoldieBlox that’s sweeping the Internet. It’s an ad for a set of interactive toys and books that encourages girls to build their own castles rather than wait for princes to come do...