8 things we wanted to share this week:
- A look at abandoned Toys ‘R’ Us stores; definitely creepy.
- A new podcast hopes to answer the question, “Whatever happened to McDonald’s pizza?”
- The new book ‘Breakout’ delves into the backstory of the Atari 400 and 800 8-bit home computers.
- Wonder Woman Day is June 3rd, and DC Comics is dropping two free comics to celebrate.
- These Panasonic Star Wars-themed commercials from the 1980s are a trippy blast from the past.
- Move over, Grandma, a new 3D printer for knitters is on its way.
- This 35-year old won 15,000 stuffed animals from claw machines last year. That’s talent.
- We’re fascinated by Rube Goldberg machines. Here’s a compilation of 11 of them in action.
Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.