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A daily look back at the toys, games, and objects that captured our attention as children and continue to fascinate us today.

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LEGO Group 2021

The LEGO Group was named by The NDP Group as the global top toy manufacturer of the year for 2021.

Vintage Arcade Gal

The Vintage Aracde Gal YouTube channel documents the collection and restoration work of classic arcade game enthusiast, Cassandra.

Collector Spotlight: Paul Knapp

Paul Knapp collects G.I. Joe action figures. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, he explains why he thinks toys are a bad investment and reveals the 2 figures his collection won’t be complete without.

The Friday Five: A.J. Jacobs

A.J. Jacobs is a New York Times bestselling author, journalist, NPR commentator, and TED speaker. In this edition of The Friday Five, A.J. talks about his latest book, The Puzzler, and reveals the characteristic he feels holds a secret to living a good life.

TIME Soap Bubble Solution

Soap bubble solution was recognized by TIME as one of the 100 most influential toys to be created between 1923 and 2011.

Batman Unburied

Batman Unburied is an original audio serial drama featuring characters from the Batman universe.

Collector Spotlight: Marcus Jones

Marcus Jones collects Nickelodeon merchandise. In this edition of Collector Spotlight, Marcus talks about owning an irreplaceable piece of the brand’s history and the value of connecting with other Nickelodeon fans through his popular YouTube channel, Comfort Cartoons.

The Friday Five: Mariah Hughes

Mariah Hughes is the marketing coordinator at the National Corvette Museum. In this edition of The Friday Five, she reveals details of the highly anticipated Hot Wheels: Race to Win exhibit and shares why she thinks society is obsessed with high-performance cars.