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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: World’s Longest Swing Set Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. The world’s longest swing set was recently built in Florida for charity and has 127 swings.
  2. Set phasers on ‘glamping’ in this Star Trek Shuttlecraft Concept Tent.
  3. The Star Wars: The Force Awakens soundtrack was recently released on vinyl, and it includes spacecraft holograms!
  4. Someone built a mechanical version of the classic Atari arcade game Pong.
  5. ‘Mattress Dominoes’ is a thing and 1,200 adults recently set a world record.
  6. Remembering Solarbabies, Mel Brooks’ ‘post-apocalyptic rollerskating film’ from 1986.
  7. Modern movies meet VHS in the ‘Offtrackoutlet’ Instagram account.
  8. Make your next brunch fabulous by 3D printing your pancakes.

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