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Link Roundup: Unusual Collections Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. An international snow globe collection? Yes! Check out these unusual library collections from around the world.
  2. Topps has released an iPhone app that allows you to trade and collect Star Wars trading cards, including classic sets as far back as 1977.
  3. Privacy advocates are having a field day with the WiFi-capabilities of the new Hello Barbie from Mattel.
  4. Interested in Playmobil? There’s a Collector’s Club for that!
  5. Pizza tastes THAT much better with a Star Trek pizza cutter!
  6. A look at the growing market for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) toys.
  7. This year’s Free Comic Book Day is May 2, 2015. Plan ahead by finding a comic book shop near you.
  8. The first trailer for the Thunderbirds reboot hit the airwaves, and it is sorely lacking in Super Marionettevision™