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A daily look back at the toys, games, and objects that captured our attention as children and continue to fascinate us today.

Link Roundup: The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (G.L.O.W.) Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Alison Brie is going to star in Netflix’s 1980s lady-wrestling series G.L.O.W.
  2. Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble used to smoke Winston cigarettes. Who knew!
  3. Unsheathe your Visa! Here’s a look at the ten most expensive Lego sets.
  4. Spoiler alert. Bob Ross, the artist behind those happy trees, had naturally straight hair.
  5. Here’s a flashback to the ’30s and ’40s when there was a war on pinball machines in the U.S.
  6. Another reason to visit! Over 700 Barbies are on display at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.
  7. The selfie has been around longer than you might think.
  8. Amaze your friends by making this origami Millennium Falcon.

Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.