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Link Roundup: Super Science Friends Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Science meets superheroes with Super Science Friends, an animated series about a team of super scientists who travel through time-fighting bad guys.
  2. Here’s a YouTube that shows the simple but brilliant engineering behind a Nerf Blaster.
  3. LEGO has commissioned a line of slippers to protect your feet when you step on… LEGO!
  4. Danger Will Robinson! There’s a Lost in Space remake on the horizon at Netflix.
  5. Topps has published a book containing scans of the original Star Wars trading cards from 1977-78.
  6. 14-year old Lucas Etter set the world record when he solved a Rubik’s Cube in under FIVE SECONDS!
  7. Someone disassembled Mattel’s new Wi-Fi enabled Hello Barbie doll to see how it works.
  8. As part of your next family game night, indulge in some of the history behind the classic game of Twister.