Toys

DNA: Analysing the harmful effects of plastic toys

Analysing how plastics used in toys can lend children into dreadful diseases. Watch complete news story for getting the detailed news updates!

Apr 29, 2017, 00:39 AM IST
'Gen-next toys may be controlled by your thoughts': Scientists

'Gen-next toys may be controlled by your thoughts': Scientists

Some of the most popular toys on the children's list to Santa on Christmas eve like remote-operated cars, helicopters and toy robots may soon be controlled via a headset using the power of thoughts, scientists say.

Dec 16, 2016, 22:09 PM IST
Unthinkable! Indian kids play with deadly snakes like toys – Watch Viral video

Unthinkable! Indian kids play with deadly snakes like toys – Watch Viral video

Apparently, the footage shows a village in southern India.

Aug 06, 2016, 22:54 PM IST
When do boys choose to play with a ball, not doll

When do boys choose to play with a ball, not doll

Children as young as nine-months-old prefer to play with toys specific to their own gender says a new study.

Jul 18, 2016, 16:37 PM IST

Electronic toys affect language used during infants' playtime

 Does your toddler play with electronic toys that produce lights, words and songs? A new study warns that children playing with electronic toys get to make less use of language compared to those playing with books or traditional toys such as a wooden puzzle, a shape-sorter and a set of rubber blocks.

Dec 24, 2015, 20:16 PM IST

Google patents 'creepy' internet toys for homes

Google has filed a patent for internet-connected creepy-looking teddy bears and bunny rabbits which could keep a watchful eye on children, eavesdrop on anything we say and control smart home appliances.

May 24, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

Toymakers create doll inspired by Scotland's Loch Ness monster

London, Feb 20 (IANS) The toymakers who introduced the world to the Barbie doll have created a new doll inspired by Scotland's Loch Ness monster myth.

Feb 20, 2015, 18:36 PM IST

The gamemaker

Designing board games and toys sounds like a fun job, but the various aspects that need to be looked into while developing them, can leave the designer scrambling for ideas.

Feb 09, 2015, 22:22 PM IST

Kalashnikov applies to register AK-47 trademark

The Russian manufacturer of Kalashnikov assault rifles has applied to register a word trademark of the world's best-known weapon, the AK-47, including for toys, media here reported on Thursday citing court documents.

Dec 25, 2014, 20:09 PM IST

Toddlers know how not to make adults angry

Children as young as 15 months can detect anger when watching other people's social interactions and then use that emotional information to guide their own behaviour, shows new research.

Oct 08, 2014, 17:27 PM IST

Mandira Bedi launches lighting toys with son Veer

Actress Mandira Bedi and her son Veer Wednesday launched Philips India`s new range of children friendly lighting toys and they both loved it.

Jul 23, 2014, 20:50 PM IST

Magnet-powered toys dangerous for kids: Study

Does your toddler play with magnet-powered toys? Throw these away as the chances of him/her ingesting tiny magnets is high, resulting in serious injuries that require surgery, an alarming study says.

May 17, 2014, 13:06 PM IST

Touchscreens replacing toys as kids` favourite play things

A new survey suggests that kids nowadays play with touchscreens more than toys.

Feb 22, 2014, 12:53 PM IST

Toy ads on TV transmit different values to boys and girls

Toy advertisements on TV promote values that associate beauty with girls and strength and power with boys, a new Spanish study has found.

Dec 27, 2013, 18:52 PM IST

Toys, books may spread infectious bacteria

Toys, stuffed animals and books may spread two common bacteria that cause cold, ear infections and strep throat - even after the items have been cleaned, a new study has warned.

Dec 25, 2013, 19:53 PM IST

Kim Kardashian gives toys out for Christmas

Reality star Kim Kardashian brought in Christmas this year by handing out toys to sick children.

Dec 27, 2010, 09:33 AM IST

Kardashian distributes toys for Christmas

Kim Kardashian gave away hundreds of toys to children at the Los Angeles Children`s Hospital.

Dec 25, 2010, 14:30 PM IST

High-tech, low-price toys top toy list

This year`s list of hot holiday toys that are high-tech and low-price revealed.

Sep 29, 2010, 19:59 PM IST

High-tech, low-price toys top toy list

This year`s list of hot holiday toys that are high-tech and low-price revealed.

Sep 29, 2010, 19:59 PM IST

Online sex shops booming in China

More and more Chinese are going online to buy sex toys and products these days.

Jul 10, 2010, 13:27 PM IST