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Link Roundup: Nerf Nitro Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Nerf has re-imagined the Hot Wheels track to create its new Nitro line of toys.
  2. The truth about why the Pentagon and NSA banned Furbys.
  3. Here’s a list of nine super-hero cartoon theme songs that you’ll have in your head all day.
  4. IKEA is taking to the streets with its new Sladda cargo bike.
  5. A look at the backstory behind Nicholas Cage’s stolen Action Comics #1.
  6. If you’re still cringing over the Star Wars prequels, these new posters may offer some relief.
  7. You may not like Comic Sans, but the creator of this often-mocked font is very proud of his creation.
  8. Are cassettes the new vinyl? You may want to dig out your old boombox.

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