Life

The Real Reason Lawn Darts Became The Most Infamous Toy In History

Lawn darts were a big part of our childhood, but now they are really hard to find - at least the kind we remember. Rumors have always been swirling about why the popular toy was banned, with some people saying that it was actually because a child died. Sarcasm.coIt's hard to believe that a children's toy would have been made if it could harm a child, so a lot of people just push this rumor aside as merely a scare tactic. However, it is actually true. The FDA had banned the sale of lawn darts as a toy in

Retro

6 Forgotten Toys That Will Make You Wonder How Anyone Survived Childhood In The 60s

The 60s and 70s were kind of a wild time. There was a lot going on politically, but for those of us who were just kids, we were just concerned with one thing: toys. Nothing else really mattered. Looking back, a lot of the stuff from our childhoods were pretty strange. How many of these things do you recognize? Hypo-Squirt Needle Timm CarneyFor some reason, Hasbro thought it would be fine to make a toy that looked like a big needle. It was actually just a water gun, but it became a complete PR nightmare when the media started to

70s

10 Episodes From Your Favorite Shows That Were Too 'Offensive' For Re-Runs

Making TV shows isn't all Hollywood glamour and celebrities. Sometimes there are important discussions that need to happen regarding what's allowed on the network, what should be discussed, and what is worth the risk. This becomes extra complicated when you are making television shows for kids. There are surprising number of kids' shows that ended up getting some episodes banned. Shows you would NEVER suspect, like Sesame Street or Mister Rogers. GiphyHere are just some of the episodes of your favorite kids' shows that you have never seen because they were deemed too inappropriate for kids. Mister Rogers' Neighborhood -