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The Secrets Behind Your Favorite Toys

You know the toys. You’ve seen the commercials. But you definitely haven’t heard these stories.* Listen up as game inventor Tim Moodie reveals the glorious, bizarre and scandalous back stories of 7 classic toys. 1. How the Slinky got stuck between a cult and a mid-life crisis In 1943, Richard James, a naval engineer, invented the Slinky. [...]

Trivial Pursuit Trivia

During a game of Scrabble in December of 1979, Canadian journalists Chris Haney and Scott Abbott decided to create their own board game. They sketched out the basic concept in a single evening, and they doodled several game board designs before settling on a “ship’s wheel” with six spokes leading to the center winner’s circle. [...]