Few people have heard of it, yet many consider John Blankenbaker's KENBAK-1 to be the first commercial personal computer.

Koss introduced these headphones over 40 years ago, and they remain affordable favorites to this day.

Apollo Space Program Commemorative Matchbooks


It would be easy to argue that among mankind's greatest achievements are our journeys to the moon. What better way to commemorate such a magnificent acheivement than to issue a limited edition set of a dozen matchbooks?  RCA put out this set of matches in a fitted case (with a serial number even) to commemorate the astronauts and the spacecraft of the Apollo program, while not-so-subtly listing the technology that RCA created for the space program inside each matchbook.Matches_02

I can imagine some hardened anti-smokers taking issue with the depiction of these true American heroes on matchbooks. While I'm not a smoker, I'd hasten to remind critics that we wouldn't have gotten to the moon without the mountains of cigarettes that everyone seemed to smoke back then.


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