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Link Roundup: Harry Potter, Sesame Street, Battlestar Galactica, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. A Harry Potter Shop has opened at London Gatwick Airport.
  2. Here are three versions of Monopoly that leave the real estate behind.
  3. Sesame Street has introduced Lily, the first muppet to experience homelessness.
  4. A look at the world’s largest gingerbread village: 682 pounds of homemade gingerbread dough, 775 pounds of candy sourced from more than 11 countries and 3,900 pounds of icing.
  5. Apple’s new streaming service will feature new Peanuts content.
  6. Dynamite Comics has a treat up their sleeves for next year: A new Six Million Dollar Man comic series.
  7. So say we all! There’s progress being made on the new Battlestar Galactica feature film.
  8. A great gift for the AFOL in your life: LEGO Leica M Camera.

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