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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.

Link Roundup: Batman Body-Spray Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. You can now smell like the Caped Crusader because Batman Body-Spray is a thing.
  2. Waffle House has its own music label, yet another reason to visit at 3AM.
  3. If you like old school jazz, over 1,000 hours of early recordings have been posted online.
  4. Selfie alert! Transformers’ Optimus Prime is now on Snapchat.
  5. Hasbro recently filed a patent for an iPhone scanner that turns toys into 3D printable avatars.
  6. The next time you need to fight off a pack of wild orcs, break out your DIY mini wooden crossbow.
  7. Check out ‘Who’s Out There’, a 1975 documentary about aliens from NASA hosted by Orson Welles.
  8. “It’s like taking your bed to bed with you.” The groovy origins of the waterbed.

Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.