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The latest holiday catalogue released by Sweden's toy retail chain Top Toy is making some buzz for breaking the gender-role stereotypes in its product pages, which features girls with Nerf guns and boys with doll houses and Hello Kitty. According to Jezebel, Top Toy's gender-swapped catalogue may have been inspired in part by the widespread debate over the issue of gender equality that has been ongoing for the past few years in the Scandinavian nation. Hat tip goes to The Mary Sue.



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Check out this stellar line-up of modern scientist action figures designed by digital artist Russell Gawthorpe. According to his DeviantART profile description, Gawthorpe spent about 50 hours on Photoshop to revamp his collection of Star Trek action figures into the most famous scientists of the 20th century. While there is no plan for production yet, people's reaction on Twitter may change that in the near future. Hat tip goes to CBC.



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Japanese gizmo maker Takara Tomy Arts unveils its line of batterly-run, lifelike Robofish toys (¥2,980 / $37 per fish) at the 2012 Tokyo Toy Fair.



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