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Pop Culture Nod of the Week

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

ELBOW

We said goodbye to music cassette tapes a long time ago. That may be about to change, thanks to ELBOW, an entirely re-imaged way to listen to cassettes.

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ForeverSpin Spinning Tops

Toronto, Canada-based manufacturer ForeverSpin has turned one of the world’s oldest and timeless toys into minimalist beauty.

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The Art of Stranski

Who is Stranski? This little-known animator is the creator behind a mystery 1940s animated movie that was never fully realized.

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Classic NES Box Art from ThinkGeek

Nintendo fans can now decorate with power with some officially licensed Classic Nintendo Entertainment Systems (NES) canvas art from ThinkGeek.

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Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty

Remember Silly Putty? Well, Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty is billed as the iconic pink putty toy’s “cooler, hipper, younger sibling.”

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Star Wars Topps Classic Sticker Book

To celebrate Star Wars’ 40th anniversary, the publisher Abrams is releasing the Star Wars Topps Classic Sticker Book.

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The Flexo System from Flexo

Imagine LEGO, but with even more flexibility to create. The Flexo System from New Zealand-based Flexo introduces a “flexible tendon” to the toy brick building mix.

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Etch A Sketch Freestyle from Spin Master

In Fall 2017, Spin Master will release a re-imagined version of the classic Etch A Sketch, the Etch A Sketch Freestyle.

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Doctor Who: T is for TARDIS from BBC Books

For budding Whovians, learning the alphabet just got a whole lot more fun, with the forthcoming release of Doctor Who: T is for Tardis.

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EverBlock from EverBlock Systems

Adult Fans of LEGO (AFOLs) can get their brick-building fix in new dimensions, with EverBlock, a modular building system that resembles super-sized LEGO bricks.

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Rube Goldberg Activity Sets from Target

Toronto-based Spin Master and Rube Goldberg, Inc. have teamed up for a new line of STEM-based activity sets inspired by the Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist.

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LEGO Iconic Brick Calendar

Keeping track of the date just got a whole lot more interactive with the latest release of the Iconic Brick Calendar from LEGO.

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