Link Roundup: Hatchimals Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Brush up on Hatchimals, this year’s must-have-at-any-cost Christmas blockbuster toy from Spin Master.
  2. When kids toys come to life: How augmented reality (AR) is transforming play.
  3. Here’s a list of 10 of the world’s best toy stores; how many have you visited?
  4. There seems to be a lot of mullet-inspired hair in comics. Here’s a look at some of the worst comic-book hairstyles.
  5. Sure, turntables are being manufactured today but not like these space-age gems.
  6. Some new Star Trek: TOS footage has been released 50 years after the show aired.
  7. The design studio behind Thomas & Friends explains why this toy is more charming than creepy.
  8. Silly Putty goes high-tech with the addition of graphene, making it electrically conductive. Imagine the possibilities!

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