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Physics Explains Why Fidget Spinners Are So Fun - Nerdist

Love them or hate them, so-called fidget spinners are hitting a critical mass in pop culture — the millennial's yo-yo. The fad's meteoric rise is likely bolstered by social media, internet culture's propensity towards distraction, and our love of ...and more »

200000 fidget spinners seized in two weeks over safety fears - Irish Times

Around 200,000 fidget spinners have been seized in the past fortnight due to safety fears. The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) said it recently became concerned that some fidget spinners for sale in Ireland may not meet minimum EU ...and more »

CPSC warns parents to keep fidget spinners 'away from young children' after swallowing incidents - ABC News

Incidents involving a popular child's toy known as "fidget spinners" are being investigated by the Consumer Product Safety Commission after two separate reported cases of children swallowing parts of the gadget sparked concerns. "CPSC is investigating ...and more »

Why some schools are banning the popular fidget spinners toy - Press-Enterprise

George McGwen, 9, of Highland, plays with his fidget spinner at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside in Redlands, Ca., Thursday, May 25, 2017. By Stephen Wall |. PUBLISHED: May 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm | UPDATED: May 27, 2017 at 1:32 pm ...and more »

Toy Association decides fidget spinners could be dangerous, issues guidelines - FanSided

Fidget spinners don't seem any more dangerous than most toys when used properly, but better to be safe than sorry. There's no doubting that fidget spinners are still super popular. But are they dangerous? By themselves, probably not. But there are ...and more »

Online retailers slammed as fidget spinners with razor sharp edges appear online costing less than three pounds - Mirror.co.uk

Evil web vendors are cashing in on the biggest craze of 2017 by selling metal fidget spinners - with razor-sharp edges. Thousands of the bladed metal 'toys', that contain bearings to make them spin, have already been sold on auction website eBay - for ...and more »

Could a Fidget Spinner Endanger Your Child? The Possible Hidden Hazards of the Popular Toy - Inside Edition

The fidget spinner is the toy taking the country by storm, but could there be hidden dangers with the new fad? Read: Meet the Woman Who Invented the Fidget Spinner, Who Isn't Making a Dime Off the Popular Toy. One girl nearly died choking on her fidget ...and more »

The Toy Association Urges Caution & Offers Safety Tips on Fidget Spinners - PR Newswire (press release)

NEW YORK, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fidget spinners are the latest must-have gadgets, but as with any object found in a child's environment, parents and caregivers should take precautions to ensure their children are using them safely. The Toy ...and more »

Fidget Spinners in the Age of Donald Trump - Study Breaks

On public transportation, in classrooms, even in board meetings, fidget spinners are making appearances everywhere. They have become a national sensation, selling out stores and Amazon marketplaces, causing kiosks to pop-up in your local mall and ...and more »

Can a Fidget Spinner Really Help You Focus? - Big Think

Fidget spinners are everywhere, nowadays. My younger cousins adore theirs. They spent the better part of last Sunday night showing me tricks and the different kinds they have. Some even light up. Their streamlined motion, wide assortment of colors, and ...and more »