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.

Jet Powered Sinclair C5 Still Can't Outrun a Reliant Robin


The C5 electric runabout was Clive Sinclair's bizarre follow-up to his brilliantly cheesy ZX series of microcomputers. This dodgy little plastic trike was envisioned as an electric runabout that could replace a car for short jaunts around the 'hood. Alas, it's diminutive  power plant could only propel the vehicle to about 15 km/h.

In an effort to rectify this unfortunate oversight, the folks at jetpower.co.uk have crammed an Air Research JFS100-13A jet engine where the anemic 12V electrics used to live. The end result? Probably not what Sir Clive originally intended...

Jet Powered Sinclair C5 construction pix [via Ektopia]
Videos of the modded C5 in action


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