Pop Culture Nod of the Week

Take a weekly look at a modern-day thing with a nostalgic influence.

PinBox 3000 from Cardboard Teck Instantute

It's a pinball machine that fits on a shelf - and provides a dose of STEM education, too! PinBox 3000 from Vermont-based Cardboard Teck Instantute is a fully customizable pinball machine made entirely of high-quality, corrugated cardboard.
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Wooden Toy Cars from Candylab Toys

The phrase “modern vintage” might seem like an oxymoron, but it is an accurate description of Brooklyn, NY-based Candylab Toys. The company offers a line of minimalist wooden cars, inspired by classic American muscle cars of the 1960s and 1970s.
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Game Boy Watch from Nintendo

Nintendo’s officially licensed Game Boy Watch pays homage to the pop-culture icon and lets fans of ‘80s gaming upgrade their timepiece collection.
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