The first time you saw the strange metallic three-pronged gadget, it was likely spinning nonchalantly between the fingers of a coworker or a random guy on the subway or your 10-year-old niece. The early adopter may have informed you that fidget spinners, in addition to their shiny and spinny appeal, reduce stress and help you focus. That reputation has caused spinners to sell out at drugstores, toy stores, and 7-Elevens across the country and top Amazon’s toy bestsellers list for weeks.
"Quit Worrying, Fidget Toys Have Been Around Forever" is from atlasobscura.com, published on June 5, 2017.
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