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Link Roundup: Netflix, Lord of the Rings Wines, Yule Log Videos, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. The new Netflix series “The Toys That Made Us” hit the airwaves on December 22nd.
  2. The WishbookWeb online Christmas catalog archive documents over 25,000 pages of content from retailers that go back as far as 1937.
  3. Spoiler alert! Check out this journey through Space Mountain with the lights turned on.
  4. If you can’t get to Denmark to visit LEGO House in person, this video is the next best thing.
  5. How Hasbro has changed its toy business to become more eco-friendly.
  6. You can serve these Lord of the Rings wines at your next Hobbit gathering.
  7. Here’s a collection of the best yule log videos on the internet; there’s even one with pets!
  8. The college student who invented ‘Operation’ sold the game to Marvin Glass & Associates for a relative pittance.

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