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These are 2019’s National Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York, has announced that the 2019 finalists for National Toy Hall Of Fame induction are: My Little Pony, Masters of the Universe, Care Bears, Risk, Jenga, Magic the Gathering, Matchbox Cars, Nerf Blaster, Fisher-Price Corn Popper, coloring book, smartphone and top. This year’s contenders for the […]

Paul Simon honored by Smithsonian Museum

Paul Simon is set to be honored with the Great Americans medal from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Simon will receive the award on September 18th, and will be the sixth person, and first musician, to receive the honor.  “Paul Simon has achieved something truly remarkable,” Anthea M. Hartig, the Elizabeth MacMillan Director […]

How important is football? It can boost our mood for days

A new study by Ohio State University found that fans experience a boost in self-esteem after watching their team win. More specifically, college football fans enjoyed improved self-esteem following a team victory for at least two full days afterwards. But, what about fans on the losing side? Luckily, fans of a losing team don’t necessarily […]

A Beautiful Day in The Neighborhood is getting a soundtrack

Tom Hanks’ Mr. Rogers movie, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” is getting a companion soundtrack featuring an eclectic group of artists, including Hanks’ wife, Rita Wilson. “Thank You, Mister Rogers – Music & Memories” will feature music from The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. theCowsills, Kellie Pickler, Vanessa Williams, Lee […]

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