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From Stone Dolls to Holograms: How Toys Have Evolved Over 5000 Years

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Much like food and music, a lot can be learned about a culture through its toys. We've come a long way from simple stone dolls in terms of technology, but the core idea remains the same – toys are still about spurring creativity, exploration and learning for the next generation.Oct.27.2017

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