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Link Roundup: Loch Ness Monster Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Researchers have found a “30-foot monster” lurking in Loch Ness, in the form of an old movie prop.
  2. The enduring mystery of the Magic 8 Ball.
  3. Record Store Day is this weekend. Celebrate by visiting this website with virtual crates of ’90s era Hip-Hop.
  4. Get your bike-commuting fix with SLADDA, IKEA’s new $800 chainless bicycle.
  5. The Swedish Tourist Association has created a new international hotline that will connect you with a ‘random Swede.’
  6. Perfect for your next wedding, The Pac-Man suit!
  7. Get your weather forecast in classic ASCII-Art format at this website.
  8. You can now turn your Instagram posts into a personalized coloring book.

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