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'Racist' Kinder Egg Surprise Sparks Outrage

"We truly apologise to our consumers for any unintentional offense caused," said a Kinder spokesperson.
Bettina Makalintal
1.14.19
shopping

We Spoke to the Owner of 'Europe's First Shop' Exclusively Selling Dolls of Colour

The Game is a fan.
Deborah Seymus
6.4.18
TOYS

This Family Spent the Last 13 Years and £90k Amassing Beanie Babies

Leon Schlossberg and his daughter Sondra are putting everything into their dream of opening a Ty museum.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
4.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Fidget Spinner Phone Is the Worst Thing Since the Fidget Spinner

It's the size of your palm, it can make texts and calls, and it's definitive proof that the world is now a bad place.
Drew Schwartz
10.11.17
Fast Food Week

Reflecting on the Burger King Pokémon Disaster of 1999

How kids meal toys at the height of Pokémania led to two deaths and a lot of panic.
Gigen Mammoser
7.28.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Russia Thinks Fidget Spinners Are the New Opiate of the Masses

Spinners are likely a "form of hypnosis" being used to "zombify" people, according to a Russian news report.
River Donaghey
7.19.17
Art

How Artists Are Remembering David Bowie, One Year Later

Also, new David Bowie songs and a music video dropped over the weekend.
Beckett Mufson
1.10.17
Art

Sex, Drugs, and Gumby: Art Basel Gets an Orgy of Weird Silicone Dolls

This raunchy installation is the Art Basel equivalent of 'Robot Chicken.'
Beckett Mufson
12.1.16
NSFW

I Saw the Future of Sex Dolls and Butt Plugs at Germany's Largest Sex Convention

With more than 20,000 visitors and 400 exhibitions, shops and fetish performances, Berlin's VENUS International Erotic Trade Fair is one of the biggest events of its kind.
Martina Cirese
10.22.16
Gaming

‘Lego Dimensions’ Is a Gaming Dad’s Best Friend

The toy-to-life game has genuinely helped my boys and me better enjoy one of my favourite pastimes, together.
Mike Diver
10.16.16
Art

LEGO Portraits Depict Intimate Moments with Women

Andre Veloux's playful pixelated portraits are a testament to the versatility of the plastic bricks.
Beckett Mufson
10.9.16
Art

Explore Eastern Europe’s Historical Housing with Architectural Nesting Dolls

Polish design studio Zupagrafika creates a set of Matryoshka inspired by concrete, Eastern Bloc apartment buildings.
Alyssa Buffenstein
7.17.16
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