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Discussing the E.T. cartridges dug out from a landfill on Tomorrow Daily

Widely considered one of the worst games of all time, "E.T." for Atari 2600 was so terrible, unsold copies were dumped in a landfill. Now, after an excavation earlier this year, those dirty cartridges are hitting eBay, and they're pretty pricey.

By November 5, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 081: A 3D video from the ISS, E.T. landfill cartridges hit eBay, and more

On today's show, we check out a water sphere floating in microgravity (courtesy of the astronauts onboard the International Space Station), debate bidding on the Atari 2600 E.T. games dug up from a landfill, and discuss an EFF request that could revive abandoned online games.

By November 5, 2014

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Inflatable anti-drowning device sits on your wrist like a mini life raft

Forget water wings. The Kingii flotation device hangs out on your wrist, waiting to save you when you go under the water and need a lift back to the surface.

By July 7, 2015

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We figure out what to get a newly married robot couple (Tomorrow Daily 203)

A pair of robots in Japan got married in front of about 100 guests last week, and we have a few questions. Where are they registered? Will they be thrilled with monogrammed hand towels, or are they more of a kitchen appliance kind of couple?

By July 6, 2015

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Streaming digital sound from an analog turntable: Is that such a good idea?

Commentary: Flexson's VinylPlay turntable lets you can stream LPs' sound to your Sonos speakers, so you can listen to your records in any room of the house. But does that miss the point?

By June 27, 2015

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Not so fast: Environmental concerns halt Atari E.T. cartridge dig

Filmmakers planned to excavate millions of the cartridges, buried as part of Atari's 'corporate shame,' but New Mexico regulators say an environmental report is required first.

By March 21, 2014

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The unusually usefully featured Parasound Halo Integrated amplifier

Full bass management is a rarely found feature in stereo integrated amps, but the Parasound Halo has it, along with superb sound.

By June 13, 2015

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Get a Samsung M2830DW Wi-Fi laser printer for $49.99

This compact laser supports not only wireless printing, but also automatic duplexing for double-sided goodness. Plus: a $60 security freebie!

By May 4, 2015

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A brilliant new turntable from a 100-plus-year-old company

As the vinyl sales boom soars, Thorens releases a new turntable, the TD 203.

By April 25, 2015

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8bit Harmonica: Blow into your cartridge for music

A Japanese tinkerer calling himself Basami Sentaku on YouTube has built electronic panpipes out of old Famicom cartridges.

By January 13, 2014