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Link Roundup: Action Man Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Action Man is turning 50! Fans of this British infantryman will love what’s coming up.
  2. It is hard to believe that The Magic School Bus went off the air 20 years ago. Netflix is bringing it back for a joyride.
  3. A new collaboration between Radio Flyer and Tesla Motors is making an electric car available for your kids.
  4. The first production vinyl jukebox in over 25 years is being produced by Crosley Radio.
  5. There’s a Berenstain Bears interactive exhibit at The Strong National Museum of Play that will bring back all kinds of great memories.
  6. Bat broom, amnesia gas, anti-blast powder, and… scissors. Just a few of the tools Batman kept in his utility belt.
  7. Did you know? Barbie once had a typewriter with built-in crypto capabilities.
  8. Never has voting been such fun: cast your vote for new Monopoly tokens.

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