Children Toys and Collectibles

5000-year-old toy chariot discovered in Turkey – New York Post

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

It’s the world’s oldest “Matchbox” car. Archeologists have reportedly discovered a 5,000-year-old handmade toy chariot in the depths of a child’s grave while excavating a group of tombs in southern Turkey. The ancient toy was found among a rattle and other objects when scientists searched the large underground necropolis and came upon the tomb of a young child. “In one of these tombs, we found a four-wheeled miniature horse carriage,…

LEGO Is Celebrating Female Scientists With a New ‘Women of NASA’ Set. See The New Figures – Fortune

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

LEGO will release a “Women of NASA” set in time for the holiday season, the company announced Wednesday. The set depicts four female scientists who have contributed to the advancement of space exploration. The figures include two astronauts, Sally Ride and Mae Jemison, an astronomer, Nancy Roman, and a computer scientist, Margaret Hamilton. The 231-piece set will also include models of the Hubble Space Telescope and a space shuttle. The…

Electronic Arts shares tumble on Star Wars game delay – CNBC

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Report: How Financial Issues Led to the Death of ‘Lego Dimensions’ – RollingStone.com

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Lego Dimensions will not be meeting its original three year plan due to numerous financial issues the developer TT Games faced during its yearly cycles, Eurogamer reports.  Related Inside Ludicrously Lucrative Licensing Deals Behind ‘Lego Dimensions’ Why is the kiddie franchise releasing expansion packs based on obscure 1980s franchises? Because it’s not really for kids It didn’t take long for poor sales to cut into the profits of Dimensions, the…

‘Jurassic World 2′ Will Break The Curse Of The Pre-’Star Wars’ Trailer Launch – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ image courtesy of Walt Disney As we learned last week, we’re getting the first teaser to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom on Dec. 13, 2017 courtesy of Universal/Comcast Corp. As expected, the first teaser to next summer’s big sequel will play before theatrical prints of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. That means that, barring a fluke, we can probably expect a teaser for Mama Mia: Here…

Solo: all the latest news for the next standalone Star Wars movie – The Verge

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Rogue One demonstrated that audiences will turn out to theaters to watch a Star Wars movie that’s not about the Skywalker family, and the next standalone film will show off the early days of a young Han Solo. Solo will star Alden Ehrenreich in the titular role, while Donald Glover will play his scoundrel friend, Lando Calrissian. Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and Joonas Suotamo have also…

Future Of ‘Star Wars’ Game Uncertain As EA Shuts Down Visceral Games – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Credit: EA The Star Wars game that will never be. It’s a sad day in video game land. A day of crushed dreams, and quite probably lost jobs. EA announced the closure of developer Visceral Games, the studio behind Dead Space, leaving the future of the Star Wars game the team was working on uncertain. The studio had attracted major talent from studios like Naughty Dog and Guerrilla Games in recent years, with former Uncharted writer…

Lego celebrates the women of NASA with new minifigs – The Verge

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Earlier this year, Lego announced that it would be making a set celebrating the women of NASA, based on a submission to the Lego Ideas site by Maia Weinstock, the deputy editor of MIT News. And today, Lego has finally taken the wraps off what the finished set will look like. The set highlights the achievements of several of NASA’s most celebrated female scientists and astronauts, divided into three miniature…

Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ film gets a title – CNN

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Toys ‘R’ Us Is Exploring Options for Its $2 Billion Asia Business – Bloomberg

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Toys “R” Us Inc., the retailer that filed for bankruptcy in North America, has been exploring options for its growing Asian business, including a potential initial public offering, people with knowledge of the matter said. The U.S. chain and its local joint venture partner, the billionaire Fung brothers, have been speaking with investment banks to study the feasibility of listing the Asian business on the Hong Kong bourse, according to…

Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ film gets a title – CNN

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Future Of ‘Star Wars’ Game Uncertain As EA Shuts Down Visceral Games – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Credit: EA The Star Wars game that will never be. It’s a sad day in video game land. A day of crushed dreams, and quite probably lost jobs. EA announced the closure of developer Visceral Games, the studio behind Dead Space, leaving the future of the Star Wars game the team was working on uncertain. The studio had attracted major talent from studios like Naughty Dog and Guerrilla Games in recent years, with former Uncharted writer…

Jared Kushner Adds Charles Harder to Legal Team As West Wing Pressure Mounts – Vanity Fair

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

When Reince Priebus departed from the West Wing in July, after months of rumor and acrimony, he didn’t let the door hit him on the way out. “A president has a right to hit a reset button. I think it’s a good time to hit the reset button,” he told CNN. “I’m always going to be a Trump fan.” But the graceful exit and months of public silence were very…

Toys ‘R’ Us Is Exploring Options for Its $2 Billion Asia Business – Bloomberg

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Toys “R” Us Inc., the retailer that filed for bankruptcy in North America, has been exploring options for its growing Asian business, including a potential initial public offering, people with knowledge of the matter said. The U.S. chain and its local joint venture partner, the billionaire Fung brothers, have been speaking with investment banks to study the feasibility of listing the Asian business on the Hong Kong bourse, according to…

Toys ‘R’ Us Is Exploring Options for Its $2 Billion Asia Business – Bloomberg

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Toys “R” Us Inc., the retailer that filed for bankruptcy in North America, has been exploring options for its growing Asian business, including a potential initial public offering, people with knowledge of the matter said. The U.S. chain and its local joint venture partner, the billionaire Fung brothers, have been speaking with investment banks to study the feasibility of listing the Asian business on the Hong Kong bourse, according to…

Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ film gets a title – CNN

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Toys ‘R’ Us Is Exploring Options for Its $2 Billion Asia Business – Bloomberg

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Toys “R” Us Inc., the retailer that filed for bankruptcy in North America, has been exploring options for its growing Asian business, including a potential initial public offering, people with knowledge of the matter said. The U.S. chain and its local joint venture partner, the billionaire Fung brothers, have been speaking with investment banks to study the feasibility of listing the Asian business on the Hong Kong bourse, according to…

Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ film gets a title – CNN

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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EA shuts down Dead Space studio Visceral, but its Star Wars game is still alive – The Verge

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

EA has announced that it’s shutting down Visceral Games, the studio best known for developing the Dead Space series of games and Battlefield Hardline. Visceral was in the middle of work on an upcoming Star Wars title, which EA says will live on in some form, with EA Worldwide Studios and EA Vancouver taking over development. According to EA executive vice president Patrick Söderlund, Visceral’s take on the Star Wars…

Transgender ‘Barbie’ blows $1M on plastic surgery – New York Post

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A million dollar makeover turned an outcast into a showstopping Barbie doll. Nikki Exotika, a 35-year-old transgender woman from Hoboken, New Jersey, has wanted to look like her buxom icon since she was 4. Exotika, whose given name is Jason Torres, was obsessed with playing with dolls as a child and felt like a girl trapped in a boy’s body for as long as she can remember. “I would always…