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How Toy Company TOMY International Makes the World Smile - Part III

Ilana Rapp | Posted 02.13.2015 | Business
Ilana Rapp

In Part II, TOMY's CMO, Willie Wilkov, gave us some valuable insight into what it's like to market toys. In this piece, we learn about the actual structure of TOMY International.

The Toy Business Isn't a Game, says Willie Wilkov, TOMY's Chief Marketing Officer - Part II

Ilana Rapp | Posted 02.12.2015 | Business
Ilana Rapp

In Part I, we got to delve into the mind of TOMY's CMO, Willie Wilkov. In this piece, Willie gives us some valuable insight into what it's like to market toys.

Taking Control: Top R/C Toys Families Will Love

Laurie Schacht | Posted 02.18.2015 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

You know how the saying goes: If you love something, set it free, and if it comes back to you -- it's yours. If it doesn't come back, then you need to practice your flying skills -- at least if you're dealing with a remote control (R/C) toy.

Man Dressed As Pokemon Jumps White House Fence

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

The White House was placed on a temporary lockdown on Thursday after a man tried to jump the fence, according to several reporters at the scene. Th...

Watch The Pokémon World Championship Finals!

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.18.2014 | Weird News

We haven't been this excited about Pokémon since we traded a Bulbasaur for a first-edition Charizard with that naive little kid at recess. UPDATE:...

Pop-Up Tokyo Restaurant Serves Food Shaped Like Pikachu

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.28.2014 | Taste

Gotta eat 'em all!

Google Mailed Its 'Pokémon Masters' Adorable Little Packages

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology

On April Fools' Day 2014, Google Maps was taken over by Pokémon. The company challenged the world to search through its Google Maps app to find a...

POKEMON IS BACK

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 05.07.2014 | Technology

Amid more disappointing reports of Wii U sales, Nintendo released some exciting news for its popular 3DS line of handhelds. "Pokémon Ruby" and "P...

Nintendo Is Really Going Downhill

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.07.2014 | Technology

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo Co. sank to a loss for the fiscal year ended March as sales of its Wii U game machine continued to lag, but the Japanese manuf...

Hear The 'Pokemon' Theme Song Performed As A Soulful Slow Jam

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment

Amongst a multitude of media over the years, there is one entity spanning almost two decades that has united generations in a single cause: Gotta catc...

Google's First April Fools' Prank Is Preeeeetty Good

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.03.2014 | Technology

Google is starting April Fools' Day a bit early this year. The company's maps division announced in a video published on Monday, Mar. 31, that it...

One Of The Coolest Things I've Seen On The Internet (Involving Pokémon)

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 05.27.2014 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

The Internet has become the most unpredictable collective being. One of the most recent creations is extremely interesting. It involves a live-streaming channel, Pokémon and a LOT of people.

Catch All The 'Pokemon' On Netflix

Posted 02.27.2014 | TV

Gotta catch 'em all! Break out your badges and your trusty Pokedex, Pokemon is headed for Netflix! If you've missed watching Pokemon trainer Ash...

Look Through The Eyes Of A Pokémon Trainer With Oculus Rift

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 02.25.2014 | Technology

Tired of working with thousands of others to become a Pokemon Master on Twitch Plays Pokémon? Well, Oculus Rift wants to take the reins. A beta v...

These 20 Pokemon Will Make You Think Twice Before Trying To Catch 'Em All

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 02.24.2014 | Technology

The release of Pokemon X and Y in October 2013 introduced 70 new Pokemon, bringing the known total of Pokemon in the Pokedex to 719. That's a lot of c...

Most Epic Game Of Pokemon Just Got Even More Epic

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology

Remember that epic Pokémon livestream-turned-game called Twitch Plays Pokémon we told you about Friday? Well, while you were enjoying your "House of...

The Most Epic Game Of 'Pokemon' Is Happening Right Now

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology

We all want to be the very best, like no one ever was, don't we? Well, as we speak, thousands of players are simultaneously trying to catch 'em all in...

The Surprising Cultural Stamina Of Pokemon

Turnstyle | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Fifteen years ago, pocket-sized characters known as Pokemon arrived on American shores from Japan. The cute creature...

See the New Pokémon X and Y Starters Photographed as Sexy Human Poolboys! (PHOTOS)

Matt Baume | Posted 12.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

I cast my friends in roles inspired by the new starters: giddy, enthusiastic Chespin; sly, intense Fennekin; and sultry, mysterious Froakie. Add a trainer to keep them all on point, and we had all the ingredients for a sexy poolside photo shoot.

WATCH: Pokemon And Dubstep Together At Last!

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.01.2013 | Entertainment

If you grew up watching a certain cartoon and worldwide phenomenon and have a passion for electronic dance music, then the moment you had no idea you ...

Nintendo Visionary Dies

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 11.19.2013 | Technology

TOKYO — Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and led the Japanese company's transition from traditional playing-card maker ...

These Are Not Your Average Travel Posters

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel

Hey! Pokémon fans! If you could go on a vacation to Kanto, would you? Los Angeles-based Little Pixel Posters will take you on an imaginary journey...

PHOTO: Brilliant Way To Pass Time At Graduation

Posted 05.14.2013 | College

No matter how impressive smartphones get, sometimes there's no beating a good ol' fashioned Gameboy. To be more specific, a pink Gameboy Color. A U...

Happy 7th Birthday, Twitter

Tim Mattingly | Posted 05.20.2013 | Comedy
Tim Mattingly

On March 21, Twitter will turn seven-years-old. That's impressive. Seven years is a pretty short amount of time to become worth approximately $10 billion. When I turned seven, I was worth approximately one holographic Charizard.

12 Things Great Parents Do

Grown And Flown | Posted 04.22.2013 | Parents
Grown And Flown

Perfect parenting is a painful and elusive goal. Great parenting is within all of our grasps. Here are some of the things that great parents do.