| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Lego recently introduced a new series of mini-figures and one is a female scientist, a first for the company famous for its plastic building bricks and kits. Some hope the tiny plastic scientist will help girls see the hard sciences (Professor C. Bodin...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for little Johnny or Susie? How about a "Breaking Bad" meth lab toy set?
No, I'm not joking.
It's astounding that anyone -- even the rabid "Breaking Bad" fans who live for Sundays to see what will happen to...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
My son has been talking like Mr. Bean lately.
Not that Mr. Bean really talks much, he actually kind of grunts out his sentences when he does use complete ones.
I asked my son why he does this, and he said he likes the way...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Consider the holiday retail race to be in full swing, as both Wal-Mart and Toys R Us moved early Thursday to stake a claim in the competitive toy market.
Discount behemoth Wal-Mart, which says it’s the largest toy seller in the nation, unveiled...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Parents poking around for things to do with their kids are a diverse lot. So smores and mimosas and Legos and mooncakes and soccer and golf and Tinker Bell and Olivia Newton-John in leather … It’s all good.
The funky and...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Cameron Lew is truly one of the cool kids of the social media age.
The 17-year-old Huntington Beach High School junior has been shooting and editing videos for his YouTube channel since eighth grade. However, Cameron's filming career started as early as...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The Legoland Hotel opened in Carlsbad over the weekend -- the first Legoland Hotel in North America -- and though a pirate-themed room with skull and crossbones over the bed may not be your definition of "weekend escape," the 3,400 plastic-brick creations...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Once a month, at Third Coast Comics in the Edgewater neighborhood, the store closes for the evening and the knitting comes out. Followed by the drinks. Drink & Draw & Knitting Night is the second Thursday of each month, as it has been since Terry Gant...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
College junior Steve Moirano has no children of his own, but he played the proud parent Saturday as a pair of foals debuted to a crowd of onlookers at the University of Maryland campus farm.
"What was it like?" Brandon Hurn, a sophomore chemical...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:23 AM
There's an eclectic mix of entertainment options this week at Orlando's theme parks and attractions.
+ The traveling exhibit "Adventures With Clifford the Big Red Dog" opens Saturday at Orlando Science Center. The displays teach Clifford's Big Ideas,...
| May 2, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Of all the potential Lego franchises, AMC's "Breaking Bad" exists probably at the bottom of the list (if it's there at all). But a parody video making the rounds online shows just how much fun playing a Lego version of Walter White could be.