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Link Roundup: Sesame Street, Ouija Boards, Think a Dot, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Street artist KAWS has partnered with Uniqlo for a second Sesame Street-themed collection.
  2. Hasbro announced a new Transformers line called Botbots at London ComicCon.
  3. Dive into the history of talking boards via the Museum of Talking Boards, an online museum of Ouija boards.
  4. A look at how Barbie, G.I. Joe and their wee friends became powerful Instagram influencers.
  5. The Flash Gordon reboot has found a director.
  6. Here’s a primer on how to 3D-print the Think a Dot – a nifty “computer” toy from 1965.
  7. Raspberry Pi is launching Wireframe, a new video game magazine.
  8. Vans is celebrating 60 years of space exploration with a new NASA collection.

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