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2015-02-24 08:32:22

Mardi Gras Featured Intelligent LED Wristbands For The First Time NEW ORLEANS, Feb.

2015-02-24 08:30:09

Collection Once Presented to Hitler as "Surprise Gift" WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-19 04:27:50

PS4 and Xbox One surpass prior console generation Year One shipments BOSTON, Feb.

2015-02-17 08:28:11

Seattle Startup Embarks to Redefine the Experience of Literature and Transform the World of Publishing LOS ANGELES, Feb.

2015-02-13 08:28:05

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Adaptive Medical Partners, based in Las Colinas, was recognized as the No.

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2015-02-17 08:50:56

Humor is something we adore at redOrbit. Science is, too. So we thought, "Is there science to humor?" And wrote a series about it. This is part one.

2015-02-11 16:25:25

Partnership Marks First National Deal with a Pro Basketball Player for DEW® PURCHASE, N.Y., Feb.

2015-02-11 08:35:15

Groundbreaking & Innovative Bedwetting Underwear Voted Best in Children's Product Category NEENAH, Wis., Feb.

Magna Carta
2015-02-10 12:14:24

Signed in 1215 by King John, the Magna Carta was the first step toward democracy in Western civilization after centuries of absolute rule by monarchies, as it bound the king of England to the same laws as any citizen. Eight hundred years later, an original copy of that document has been discovered in the small seaside English town of Sandwich.


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Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Nintendo DS Lite
2013-08-05 12:24:52

The Nintendo DS Lite is a handheld game console with a dual screen, developed by Nintendo. It is slimmer, lighter, and brighter than the original Nintendo DS. It was available in Japan on March 2, 2006 with 550,000 systems released; it was sold out soon after its launch. Nintendo released another 700,000 in April 2006, and once again the units sold out by late May 2006. Every time the stores would restock their shelves, the system would sell out within days of arrival. This continued for...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

RCA Studio II
2013-04-28 10:25:17

The RCA Studio II was released in January 1977 by RCA as a video game console. It had black and white graphics that were similar to Pong consoles. Game control used two built-in ten button keypads instead of controllers. The keypads made it difficult for two player games to be played because the players would have to sit so close together. It was discontinued in 1979. It used a switch box for the RF modulator and power supply. The sounds produced from the unit were comprised of varying...

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