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Link Roundup: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Call me Ishmael! Twelve works of literature re-created using Lego.
  2. The US Post Office has issued new Batman stamps to celebrate the caped crusader’s 75th anniversary.
  3. The Toy Industry Association will induct two into the Toy Industry Hall of Fame: Pat Feely & Leslie Berger.
  4. Saturday morning cartoons are no more.
  5. It isn’t Project Runway, but there has been a fashion evolution in Star Trek.
  6. Never one to hide her age, the Morton Salt Girl turns 100.
  7. This chart shows the growth of crayon colours over the past 100 years. Yes, “burnt sienna” is included.
  8. Shh! Here are 16 secret rules for Disney employees.