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Toy Tales Weekly: Speaking Klingon, Scrabble, Crayola, and more


8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Thanks to Duolingo, you can now learn to speak Klingon for free.
  2. Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh has a line of eyewear. Enough said.
  3. Barbie recently turned 59. Here’s how the iconic doll has changed over the years.
  4. Time well spent: Someone tracked all the songs played on WKRP in Cincinnati.
  5. A must-watch before your next Scrabble game: Professional Scrabble players replay their greatest moves.
  6. A gummy bear chandelier? Why not! Check out this line of childhood-inspired home decor.
  7. Here’s a look at the history of Toys “R” Us.
  8. A look at how Crayola is evolving to stay relevant to today’s tech-loving kids.

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