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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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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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RIAA reminds me of 1950s-era urban planners

RIAA reminds me of 1950s-era urban planners

By May 17, 2006

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You're asking the wrong questions about Serial

Commentary: The super popular Serial podcast has concluded its first season, but was there a conclusion? Crave's Eric Mack draws a few, including some you probably haven't heard. Warning: spoilers.

By December 18, 2014

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'Abandoned in Place': Forgotten space launch sites left to the sands of time

Photographer Roland Miller has made it a mission to document space launch sites abandoned across America.

By November 25, 2014

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Appliance Science: The illuminating physics behind LED lights

LED lights are the latest thing in home lighting, using less energy and lasting longer than their incandescent cousins. How do they work? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science.

By November 18, 2014

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Happy 100th birthday, Hedy Lamarr, movie star who paved way for Wi-Fi

This actress from Hollywood's Golden Age reminds us of a time when women were some of the leading unsung tech innovators.

By November 9, 2014