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Link Roundup: Lionel Trains Anniversary Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Lionel is celebrating 115 Years in the train business with a “Design Your Own Boxcar Contest.”
  2. Check out this LEGO life hack that uses leftover blocks to create a safe for your valuables!
  3. Family game night has been around for a seriously loooong time: The Full History Of Board Games.
  4. If you’re a fan of retro video games, check out The 100 Greatest Console Video Games 1977-1987.
  5. The very first Wonder Woman sketches are up for sale.
  6. Sesame Street celebrates the return of ‘Game of Thrones’ with a hilarious parody.
  7. Mattel issued a fan challenge on National Scrabble Day.
  8. Joining Dumbo, Beauty and the Beast and The Jungle Book, Disney is also developing a live-action version of Pinocchio.