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Link Roundup: The Golden Girls, Mario Kart, Go-Bots, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. The Golden Girls are returning as action figures thanks to NECA Toys.
  2. Trekkies can now enjoy vodka inspired by the lounge from Star Trek: TNG.
  3. This video featuring a doll factory assembly line will have you saying “ouch!” more than once.
  4. Iconic action figure brand Mego has revealed the first wave of new characters.
  5. Mattel is releasing a new line of Hot Wheels cars based on Nintendo’s long-running racing video game, Mario Kart
  6. Cookie dough spaghetti?!? A look at the most wildest new food at the Iowa State Fair this year.
  7. Go-Bots are making a return in a new five-issue comic book series from IDW Publishing.
  8. How the animated film ‘Yellow Submarine’ influenced future generations of animation.

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