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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 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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Incredible vintage Soviet space gear headed for auction

An auction on September 13 will see the sale of 104 pieces of memorabilia from the Soviet space program, including a cognac bottle signed by Yuri Gagarin.

By September 8, 2014

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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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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014

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Airstream makes trailers for the modern traveler

The iconic Airstream trailer, despite its age, features amenities to keep the modern traveler entertained and comfortable.

By August 1, 2014

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HP settles with Chubby Checker over manhood-length app

After the famous singer brought a lawsuit accusing a Palm app of trademark infringement, the two parties come to an agreement.

By July 26, 2014

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In the Great Plains, bubbletops and other world-class hot rods

Darryl Starbird's Hot Rod & Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum, in northeast Oklahoma, houses one of the best collections of modified cars in the world. CNET Road Trip 2014 just had to check it out.

By July 17, 2014