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15 hottest products of 2008: Wii Fit

Playing video games used to be a fun excuse for sitting on the couch, relaxing and doing much of nothing. Then came along the Nintendo Wii, and its...

How much is a name worth?

In the grand scheme of things, I have to admit that "Bruce" isn't a bad name. Although there were some unfortunate "Bruce the Moose" and "Goosey...

An ode to the coloring book

The McLoughlin Brothers created the first coloring book in 1880 (The Little Folks Painting Book), and it was an instant hit. Young children -- and...

Wooden train set at the dollar store

My kids are grown and I'm still waiting on grand kids, but I couldn't resist this toy. With all the recent hoopla about the dangers lurking in...