The newest toy craze for kids might be much more dangerous than previous fads. The toothpick crossbow is picking up steam on social media.
— People’s Daily,China (@PDChina) June 20, 2017
Even though this toy only fires toothpicks by default, some are concerned about other projectiles being fired by the toy.
Eye surgeons will be busy https://t.co/A4VXohXxZh
— Alice Woodhouse (@alicemuwu) June 20, 2017
This takes “you’ll shoot your eye out kid” to a whole other level 😅😱 https://t.co/5YTso9gWhY
— Mikhaela Singleton (@MSingletonTV) June 22, 2017
The following YouTube video shows what happens when the wooden projectile is changed for a steel bolt.