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Link Roundup: The Colorforms Guy Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Nameless since 1951, Colorforms is holding a contest to name “the colorforms guy.”
  2. See how the color palette of LEGO has changed over the past 39 years (1975-2014).
  3. This Instagram account collects Google Map pictures of the saddest named places on Earth.
  4. ‘Bloom County’ returns after a 16-year hiatus.
  5. Meet the girl who made Disney’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ come to life.
  6. You’ve got mail! Inside the world of AOL Disc Collecting.
  7. Attention Kmart shoppers. Listen in on this collection of in-store background music from 1989-1993.
  8. Stretch Armstrong is set to make a comeback in 2016.