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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: Hello Kitty Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Hello Kitty continues to stay on-trend as her 42nd birthday approaches.
  2. Everything ’80s is coming back, even patterns for knitted sweaters.
  3. The world record for solving a Rubik’s Cube is now 4.74 seconds. I guess I’d better practice a little more.
  4. Play-Doh Touch now lets you scan your creation into their app so you can add it to a virtual gaming world.
  5. Speaking of Play-Doh, here’s a well-written look back at the history of everyone’s favorite modeling compound.
  6. Now you can design your floor plans to match those of some of your favorite television shows.
  7. The upcoming Willy Wonka movie might be an origin story. I wonder what Roald Dahl would think?
  8. Good Morning, Angels! Enjoy this 1970s commercial for Charlies Angels Dolls & Adventure toys from Hasbro.

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