Since this article was published nine days ago, fidget spinners have tightened their grip on Amazon's best-seller list. The top 20 toys, as of Wednesday afternoon, include 17 fidget spinners and 3 fidget cubes.
A Nation Divided By Politics Has Been United By A Deeper And More Primal Urge: To Fidget Spin
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(Wall Street Journal)
I'm a Teacher, and Trust Me When I Say That Fidget Spinners Are the Effing Worst
So, Teachers Realllllly Hate Those Spinner Fidget Toys
We Tried Fidget Spinners
How Fidget Spinners Became a Hula Hoop for Generation Z
(New York Times)
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