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1950s

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8-foot robot Cygan from 1950s auctioned for $27,000

This vintage behemoth has "the strength of a dozen Samsons." Now a lucky collector gets to freak everyone out with it.

By Sep. 11, 2013

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'Cygan' robot from the 1950s could fetch £12,000 at auction

The monolithic metal man, built in 1957, is up for auction at Christie's next month.

By Aug. 5, 2013

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Bentley looks to 1950s for convertible concept

Sketches released by Bentley of a new concept herald a convertible version of the Mulsanne.

By Aug. 19, 2012

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The 'groovy' highway hi-fis of the 1950s

Turntables in cars looked like the next big thing in 1956.

By Sep. 21, 2011

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Everything old is new again: A 1950s style vacuum tube radio for $299!

The Audiophiliac swoons over audiophile grade vacuum tube table radios.

By Nov. 28, 2007

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RIAA reminds me of 1950s-era urban planners

RIAA reminds me of 1950s-era urban planners

By May. 17, 2006

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'Cygan' bot from '50s could fetch $18,000 at auction

Fond of retro robots? A monolithic Italian metal man built in 1957 will go up for auction at Christie's next month.

By Aug. 5, 2013

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Ultra-high-end turntable puts a new spin on CES 2014

The Sperling Heavyweight Turntable L-1 looks and feels like a futuristic record player.

By Jan. 10, 2014

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Do you ever get to really hear stereo sound?

Stereo, when it's done right, isn't just about two channels of audio.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Artist seeks crowdfunding for normal-looking Barbie

Everyone knows Barbie isn't real. In any sense of the word. Now a designer wants to introduce a whole line of Barbies that look like, well, women.

By Mar. 5, 2014