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Lego is making a ‘Women of NASA’ set

You'll soon have five new characters to place near your space-inspired Lego structures. The toymaker is developing a new set featuring five history-making women who made great contributions to NASA's space program. “Women of NASA” was created by MIT…

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Your kid’s new Spanish tutor is a creepy robot

A lot of well-meaning parents really, really want their child to learn a second language. However, it's hard to teach a language when you don't actually speak it yourself. Flash cards, videos and apps are all great, but real retention only happens th…

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The Etch A Sketch gets an LCD makeover but retains its magic

We've all labored over an Etch A Sketch at some point in our lives, painstakingly turning the two knobs to create a single-line black drawing on the gray screen. It's a classic toy that hasn't changed much over its sixty years of existence, because i…

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‘Hot Wheels Track Builder’ is an AR den for your creations

Hot Wheels is best known for its extensive line of die-cast model cars, as well as some racing video games for younger kids. However, at this year's Toy Fair the brand is aiming to combine the best of both in its new Tango augmented reality game. Tra…

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Spin Master’s BB-8 is still cute and you can get one this year

The cute spherical BB-8 was one of the many highlights of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Spin Master's near life-size replica of him was one of our favorite things about last year's Toy Fair. Unfortunately, 2016 came and went without seeing the ad…

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