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Link Roundup: Toy Hall of Fame Edition


8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. The Strong National Museum of Play’s 2015 National Toy Hall of Fame Finalists includes Battleship, Twister, the Wiffle Ball, and coloring books.
  2. Watch this little girl haul in a five-pound bass using her Barbie fishing pole!
  3. Here are ten odd and unusual Pop-Tart Flavors.
  4. Chart all your favorite heroes and villains’ weaknesses with this handy infographic.
  5. Amaze your friends by breaking out your keyboard waffle iron at your next get-together.
  6. Researcher and digital game designer Jane McGonigal talks about how video games can heal.
  7. Interested in cartoonist Charles M. Schulz? Check out “The Art of Dreaming Big,” a featurette from the forthcoming Peanuts Movie.
  8. With 1,784 fans, Salt Lake Comic Con sets a new cosplay world record.