8 things we wanted to share this week:
- Take a look at classic arcade culture through a series of early-80s news reports.
- The world’s largest stationary, human-manipulable Rubik’s cube has been designed by the University of Michigan’s Mechanical Engineering program.
- Not an article from The Onion: pizza acrobatics are a real thing and there are competitions.
- People seem pretty excited about Tamagotchi making a comeback.
- The guy who wrote Solitaire for Microsoft wasn’t paid for his work because he was an intern.
- Thirty years later, we’re getting a sequel to Jim Henson’s Labyrinth.
- This fantastic art poster tracks the entire history of science fiction.
- “Kidults” are turning out to be a very powerful consumer market.
Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.