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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 September 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 August 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 August 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 September 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 November 28, 2007

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The spooky sounds of space

Since the 1950s, probes sent into space have been sending back data that reveal eerie sounds from the vastness of the galaxy.

By August 18, 2014

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New flamboyant dinosaur named after speedy god

Newly discovered dino with skull protrusion like "decorative fins on classic 1950s cars" gets a name like a god (and a car).

By June 19, 2014

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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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Retro '50s-style HDTV perfect for 'Leave it to Beaver' reruns

Seiki's new retro HDTV gives the illusion of a 1950s television set, but without the hassle of old technology.

By September 16, 2013

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Sporting Trials and the Story of Lotus Cars

This is the little-known story of Lotus cars and the grassroots motorsport that inspired Colin Chapman to build super-lightweight race cars. Many folks may know a little bit about the original Lotus 7 from the 1950s, and their modern kit car incarnations, but what happened to the Lotuses numbered 1 through 6?

By February 27, 2014