Saturday , 24 February 2018

History

Toy Lines From The ’80s

Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future (1987) These spaceship and spaceman toys were interactive. When kids held them up to the TV during action scenes of the Captain Power live-action TV show, the toys shook, flashed lights, and made noise. Computer Warriors (1989) The toys’ packaging explained the convoluted premise: A government supercomputer accidentally created evil computer viruses …

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The last things ever released on now dead media formats

Last movie released on Betamax: Mission: Impossible (1996) Last movie released on VHS: A History of Violence (2006) Last Laserdisc: Fittingly, the Arnold Schwarzenegger thriller End of Days. Last HD DVD: After Blu-ray emerged as the victor of the brief, next-gen DVD war in the mid-2000s, Toshiba discontinued the format. The very last HD DVD movie available was Quentin Tarantino’s …

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Royally interesting facts about the late Princess Diana

She was already a noble. Royals generally don’t marry commoners—Prince William and Kate Middleton excepted. Before she was Princess Diana, she was Lady Diana Spencer, as her father inherited the title of Earl Spencer when she was 14. She was homeschooled for most of her childhood. She was then shipped off to boarding school: Riddlesworth Hall School and West Heath …

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Sexy Vintage Album Covers

Some of these even date back to the late 1940’s and while they might seem tame by comparison to today’s standards, don’t shortchange these sexy album covers. They got the job done. But yeah, still gross. Yeah, we don’t really want to think about it, but we need to face facts; music has always been sexy, the industry used sex …

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The Evolution of Popular Italian Supercar The Ferrari

Enzo Ferrari is the man behind the classic red and yellow machine that everybody knows the name of. He was an innovator. Here is a brief look at the evolution of his brand throughout the years. 1947 125 S V12 1.49 L 118 HP 1433 Lbs 124 MPH 10.8 0-60 1969 Dino 246 GT V6 2.4 L 192 HP 2380 …

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