New York Toy Fair is the world's largest toy show and its trends are a preview of the toys that will fill the shelf this Christmas; that means that you need to get ready for an enormous variety of poop-themed toys, including poop-shaped squishy balls, the "Flush n Frenzy" toilet-flushing game, "Don't Step in It" where blindfolded players try to walk an obstacle course of turds made from modeling clay, and "Plunge It," where players try to pick up poops with toy plungers.
Last Christmas's surprise hit toys were largely poop-themed, prompting manufacturers to double down on number twos.
Alex Brands in Fairfield has two poop-themed toy offerings — a game called Plunge It, where players compete to see who cam grab a foam poop with their plunger, and a soft foam PooBall, shaped like you know what.
Florida-based toy company Basic Fun is selling a line of collectable characters called Poopeez. The characters, which have poop and bathroom inspired shapes and names, are sold in containers that look like toilet paper rolls, live in a made-up land called Kerplopolis, and star in a series of webisodes.
Get a load of this: Poop toys becoming trendy [Joan Verdon/North Jersey]
Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit failed on its first rocket launch attempt, which took place out of the Mojave Spaceport in Southern California.
ProPublica reports the administration of Donald Trump has given coronavirus bailout funds to two different elite private jet companies which were owned or founded by individuals who donated to the Trump campaign.
• In the future, everything will be eaten by Mark Zuckerberg Facebook is acquiring Giphy in a deal valued at roughly $400 million. The GIF-sharing service was valued at ~$600 million in its latest funding round.
Popping a new battery in a smoke detector or adding salt to your water softener are easy fixes. But if you run into trouble or a necessary repair in a cramped, tight place, sometimes with no obvious fix or easy access, it can be a pretty frustrating exercise. Since flying blind is the absolute worst, […]
Firing up the engines each morning and attacking the day with gusto and purpose can feel like a mighty tall order sometimes. We’ve all been there. But on those sluggish, why-don’t-I-just-stay-here-in-bed-all-day kinda days, it might just take a rational, calming, reassuring nudge to make it happen. No matter what it takes to keep you motivated […]
You may not realize it, but one of the fastest-growing employee benefits over the past several years is one that’s keeping thousands of workers feeling happier and healthier. Back in 2013, only 13 percent of employers were willing to provide or subsidize standing desks for their workers, but by 2019, that number had exploded to […]