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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.

UNO Flex from Mattel

The latest edition of the hugely successful UNO card game from Mattel follows all the rules of traditional UNO, but with a fun and exciting twist!

G.I. Joe Silent Interlude

Marvel released the G.I. Joe Silent Interlude (#21) comic in 1984. Conceived by Larry Hama, the book contained no dialogue.

Blue Streak Freight Train from Lionel (1973)

Released in 1973, the Blue Streak Freight Train set from Lionel is one example of why Lionel Trains were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2006. These comprehensive train sets remain popular with collectors and train enthusiasts to this day.

The Friday Five: Dan Klingensmith

Dan Klingensmith is the author of the Creating G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero book series. In this edition of The Friday Five, Dan shares how collecting led him to formally document the history of the brand and partner with Hasbro to officially license the series.