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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 Powerpuff Girls Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Buttercup went by a different name during the development of the Powerpuff Girls. This and 14 other fun facts.
  2. Thanks to La-La Land Records, we can now listen to the music of Star Trek across all its incarnations.
  3. Here’s a tape of Burt Ward’s hilarious 1965 audition for Batman.
  4. A glimpse at the often overlooked and underappreciated side art of vintage lunchboxes.
  5. The perfect weekend project: Bandai America is offering new, highly-detailed Star Wars snap-kits.
  6. Three toy industry leaders will be inducted into the Toy Industry Association Hall of Fame in February 2017.
  7. Check out this time-lapse video and detailed look at the new mural in Cincinnati honouring Kenner Products.
  8. Years of neglect may mean some video games are in danger of disappearing forever.

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