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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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Muppets

Jim Henson’s Muppets appeared in skits on Saturday Night Live’s debut season in 1975.

Mini Arcade Games from Coleco

Thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign, Coleco is back with a new series of mini-arcade games that retain the nostalgic feel of their 1980s counterparts while adding a boost of technology.

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The Friday Five: Shannon Symonds

Shannon Symonds curates the International Center for the History of Electronic Games at The Strong. Here, Symonds explains her enviable role at the Museum and sheds light on the changes the Center is undergoing as The Strong undertakes an ambitious expansion.

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Star Wars Kids

The Star Wars Kids website is a child-friendly gateway into one of pop culture’s most prolific franchises.

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The Friday Five: Bryan Stevens

Bryan Stevens, Exhibitions Director at Petersen Automotive Museum, talks about the fantastical vehicles featured in the Museum’s Hollywood Dream Machines exhibit and explains why the vehicles are so compelling.

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Garfield

Garfield holds the Guinness World Record for being the most widely syndicated comic strip, appearing in over 2500 newspapers around the globe.