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10 Toys So Popular They Incited Violence
Would you knock down a fellow shopper to get your hands on a toy? Apparently, lots of folks would, judging by news accounts. Here are 10 toys that inspired some of the most heinous acts of violence committed in the name of spreading holiday cheer. Read more »
Author's Note: 10 Must-have Toys for 2012

I have to admit that while I was reviewing all these awesome toys there was one that I found myself coming back to one again and again. Which one, you ask? Nope, not the Furby. The MEEP! from Oregon Scientific. If I were 6 years old, I'd want one. (I'd take one as an adult, too.) First, it's ruggedized. Anyone who has ever met me -- or stood anywhere near me -- knows that I am a klutz and every product I purchase should come standard with some sort of padding for its own (and, honestly, my own) safety. But take the suite of parental controls out of the picture and what you have is pretty similar to all the adult-marketed Android devices on the market. This tablet is packed with the standard tablet goodies (7-inch [17.8-centimeter] touchscreen, camera, WiFi, SD card support, etc.), games, apps, e-books, a chat program, and educational activities -- and you can buy accessories such as a steering wheel, joystick and drum pad.

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