8 things we wanted to share this week:
- Instant picture books! A look back at Letraset Action Transfers.
- Celebrate Slinky’s 70th year and Slinky Day (August 30th) by busting out your best Slinky Jingle and sharing it online.
- Classic toys like He-Man, Hot Wheels, and Dino Riders get an Art show at LA’s Gallery 1988.
- Sesame Street is heading to HBO, opening up all sorts of cross-over potential.
- Coming soon to a reality show near you: Extreme Ironing.
- Just add a 3D printer! NASA has released a free printable model of the Curiosity Rover.
- A riveting game of District Messenger Boy anyone? A look at some 15 centuries-old board games.
- In this week’s curious casting news, Canadian Norm Macdonald is the new official Colonel Sanders for KFC.