"There's even a bunch of white ceramic DIPPs and some RISC processors."…
This collection of Barbie's gadgets
, of late 1980s vintage, could be yours for as little as eight quid. Among the cargo cult delights are a computer, a stereo, a popcorn maker, a TV with cassette player (always tuned the…
I bought O'Neill's SL gloves
for three reasons:
1) The water is frigid in San Francisco, so 3mm neoprene seemed like the way to go.
2) $40 seemed reasonable at the time.
3) The model name boasts my initials (SL…
The fighting space cock-bot contest ends today
, August 7 at 11:59pm PST
So far, my fave was submitted by Alli
For more info, check here
I stumbled on this Fighting Cock-bot at a junk shop in San Francisco that was having an everything-must-go sale. The box is dated 1986 and indicates the robo-chicken was manufactured by the Chi Land Plastic Manufacturing, Co in Taiwan.
$10 Soft Solar Chocolate Calculator comes in three flavors, er, colors: dark, coffee, and strawberry. If you buy one for a Valentine, I suggest also throwing in the white chocolate keyboard
There's a plastic look to it, which suggests a jaunty headline like "Try sleeping through this!" would bear its fixed grin weakly. Vat19's "Fire Bell" alarm clock clearly offers only the lesser bedlam of a looping, 4-bit sample of a…
Phil Lapsley, vintage computing history buff, writes:
VintageTech, the organizers of the Vintage Computer Festival, are moving their warehouse of historical computers, equipment, software, and documentation from Livermore, CA to Stockton, CA. Volunteers are needed today (Sunday) and