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  1. As the last video player is made have a look at these gadgets time forgotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    The final company still producing the old VCRs will stop later this month after selling only 750,000 units last year We slid the hefty cassettes into their slot with a satisfying clunk, and smugly smiled to ourselves at the knowledge EastEnders was safely being 'taped' for another day. We might even have written our name on the sticky label down the side so there was no danger of Mum recording over it with Gardener's World.


  2. Lucio Capece / Kevin Drumm / Radu Malfatti: The Volume Surrounding the TaskRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | All About Jazz

    The Volume Surrounding the Task was recorded live at Q-O2 in Brussels in January 2011 during a tour of France, Belgium and Switzerland by the international trio of Argentine-born Berlin resident Lucio Capece on bass clarinet and preparations, Chicago-based Kevin Drumm on electronics, and Austrian trombonist Radu Malfatti. The music consists of the unbroken title track which lasts over forty minutes and may well have been an entire set.


  3. Sony D-7S portable CD playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Stereophile

    There's a race on between Sony and Matsushita, to determine who can build the smallest battery-operated CD player with the most features. Sony currently holds the lead with its second-generation D-7 , about 30% smaller than the first "pocket" CD, the D-5.


  4. July 1, 1979: Sony Introduces the WalkmanRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | WBOS-FM Boston

    The portable music game has come a long way, but it took its first big step on July 1, 1979 with Sony unveiling the Walkman. Compared to the music players of today, the Walkman's size might be more reminiscent of a brick, but it's impact on how we consumed music cannot be understated.


  5. Akai ElectronicsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | American Baby

    For more than eight decades, AKAI has proven itself to be one of the premier sources of vision and innovation for consumer electro nics. Since it was founded in Tokyo in 1929, AKAI has engaged in offering quality home entertainment products specializing in the audio and video arenas.


  6. Finding a hidden gemRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | O-R Online

    The Observer-Reporter is excited to announce new digital offerings, including our new e-Edition apps, available for download in the iTunes & Google Play stores.


  7. Nearly a Decade of Falling Asleep to Radiohead AlbumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Houston Press

    Radiohead is not actually a boring band. Engaged, active listening to their music reveals layers upon layers of hidden sounds, deep, melancholic lyrical content, innovative guitar playing, and complex drum patterns.


  8. Welcome to Dobbsland: Longtime Fullerton resident Steve Dobbs built a theme park in his backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Star-Progress

    Mandy McArthur rides the Madderhorn in her father's backyard. Steve Dobbs' roller coaster can accommodate riders up to 185 pounds and can reach speeds up to 12 mph.


  9. Pacha Light busked for her first surfboard on the Gold Coast at the age of nineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Daily Mail

    How a little girl who busked for her first surfboard at the age of nine became a top contender for the world surf championships in Portugal ... and she's busking again for the airfare! Five years ago, as a tiny nine-year-old on the Gold Coast, Pacha Light took to the streets with a portable CD player, a old felt hat and a small sign which read 'busking for a board'. The Quicksilver and Roxy Pro women's surfing events were on and It was the eve of Pacha's tenth birthday.


  10. Sorry if I offended anyone, but we're all a mob of bastardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Jarryd Hayne hopes to win gold with the Fiji Sevens team in Rio, but is not guaranteed a place according to the coach. Back in July 1978, TFF had just arrived in Findlay, Ohio to take up a one-year American Field Service scholarship and soon found myself training six hours a day through their summer holiday, for the Findlay Trojans High School gridiron team.


  11. These retro Walkmans are selling for hundreds of pounds - could your...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 |

    We all dumped our Walkmans for Discmans and iPods. But now there's a growing band of collectors willing to pay hundreds for one For years, having a Walkman was sad.


  12. Shirtless man assaults woman with peanut butter Editor's note:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | KIRO-TV Seattle

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  13. Pamplin Historical Park Offers Summer Enrichment Activities for Young LearnersRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | Market Wire

    Pamplin Historical Park , founded and owned by Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. , invites children to continue learning and exploring beyond the school year at its 424-acre Civil War history park. The park offers customized guides and activities for young visitors across the park's two award-winning museums, four antebellum homes and living history venues.


  14. Independent sellers in Spokane seek to court new and old vinyl fans...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Garageland employee Robert Flores unloads boxes of 45 RPM records on Friday, April 15, 2016, at Garageland in Spokane. Sometime between stripping stereo wire with scissors as my obese cat batted the turntable toner arm I'd just dropped more than $120 on to make functional, I realized I'd been bitten by the vinyl bug.


  15. How the UK's shopping basket has changed in 70 years from ration books to eBooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 |

    The first Office for National Statistics basket included unskinned rabbit and iron bedsteads - now it features Netflix and coffee pods Meat was limited and included in the ONS's first list of 65 basic items were unskinned rabbit and ox liver. Since then the list, designed to measure spending habits and inflation, has reflected the increasingly changing world we live in.


  16. Meet Your Merchant: Slideshow: Vineyard ads from 20 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Campbell Douglas Harness and Feed store at Rainbow Farm was closed and sold in 2009. Today we know the site as the Grey Barn and Farm.


  17. Council seize 34 speakers dubbed 'the mound of sound' from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 |

    Noisy Michael Baker has been left with only a portable CD player and headphones following complaints from people living nearby Croyden Borough Council has dubbed Michael Baker's speaker collection 'the mound of sound' and took action after receiving a number of noise complaints. Neighbours complained that heavy metal and rap music was being played at a loud volume 'all day and all night'.


  18. Somebody needs you - Wed, 09 Mar 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    The list of requests is coordinated by the Volunteers of America in cooperation with recognized social service agencies in Spokane. If you have an item to donate, please contact the social service The list of requests is coordinated by the Volunteers of America in cooperation with recognized social service agencies in Spokane.


  19. The Twilight Book vs. Movie QuizRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2016 | How Stuff Works

    Think you know "Twilight" inside and out? Take our quiz to see if you can detect key differences between the blockbuster film and the novel that started it all. In the film, Bella and Edward's first kiss takes place in Bella's bedroom.


  20. Isis executes boy caught listening to pop musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Metro

    A teenage boy has been beheaded by ISIS after he was caught listening to pop music on a portable CD player. Ayham Hussein, 15, was arrested by militants after they allegedly spotted him enjoying the music in the stronghold Mosul, Iraq.