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Link Roundup: SpongeBob SquarePants, IKEA, Fidget Spinners, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. SpongeBob SquarePants is making his way to Broadway.
  2. There are 240 parts to a turntable. Watch this slick video to learn how a turntable works.
  3. Back issues of Omni Magazine are back online and, this time, in high resolution.
  4. IKEA produced a short film about its famous blue bag.
  5. We’re totally okay with this: Scientists just destroyed our dreams of a real Jurassic Park.
  6. A Finnish man made the world’s largest fidget spinner. Let’s see what teachers say about bringing that to class.
  7. Not only will these 10 houses save you from the zombie apocalypse, but they will also protect you from your in-laws visiting.
  8. Apparently, our personalities fit one of these five Peanuts characters.

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