Collection by Ailsa Ritchie

Ailsa Ritchie
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PacMan video game (and an electric shock) gives scientists insight into fear

A version of the iconic video game Pac Man that delivers electric shocks to players has been used to investigate how fear affects the brain

1980s Toys rubix cube .. Loved it spent hours of fun turning those squares back and forth and sideways until the colored stickers started to peel and wear off...

Lol the "Brick" cell phone circa 1980's if you attacked this would make a fine weapon.... ;-)

What is a Brick Phone? (with pictures)

A brick phone is a very large, heavy mobile phone that was used primarily in the 1980s. Though the brick phone has been replaced...

Childhood Memory Keeper: Retro Pop Culture from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s: toys


View-Master , since 1939, has been a device for viewing seven 3-D images (also called stereo images) on a paper disk. Although the View-Mast...

A few Swatch best sellers from the 1980s: “Ruffled Feathers,” “Tonga, “St. Catherine Point,” and “Coral Gables.” From Swiss Made: The Untold Story of Switzerland’s Success, courtesy of Profile Books
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10 Notable Design Books of 2013: July Reviews

Our midsummer crop of reviews for July has arrived, with ten new reviews of Notable Design Books of 2013, selected by members of our Book Board. You can also view the complete list of Notable Design Books of 2013, in our signature grid format.

The Game Boy is Nintendo's second handheld system following the Game & Watch series introduced in 1980, and it combined features from both the Nintendo Entertainment System and Game & Watch. It was originally bundled with the puzzle game Tetris. I still have one somewhere in the house
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Nintendo GameBoy's portability redefined gaming w/ 2-bit versions of 8-bit hits & exclusives

The Game Boy is an 8-bit handheld video game device developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It was released in North America on July 31, 1989. It is the first handheld console in the Game Boy line, and was created by Gunpei Yokoi and Nintendo's Research and Development 1 - the same staff who had designed the Game & Watch series as well as several popular games for the NES.

Camille Walala at Aria – The Memphis trend.

Camille Walala at Aria - The Memphis trend. -

Ideas to decorate by mixing bold colours & patterns by Camille Walala,inspired by the the Memphis trend from London design festival 2015.

Hong Kong Phooey
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Old American Cartoons from the 1970s and 80s at Simplyeighties.com

A look back at the best U.S. cartoons from the seventies and eighties with video clips inc. Yogi Bear, Captain Caveman, Hong Kong Phooey, Pink Panther and more.

Can you remember the funky theme tune? Jamie, Jamie, Jamie and his magic torch.......

Little Gems - Jamie and the Magic Torch

Little Gems, Full episode guides, loads of images, text, sounds from a vast list of old childrens TV

BBC Model B - 32 KB RAM - school IT

Education: BBC Computer

The Model A had 16 KB of user RAM; the Model B had 32 KB of user RAM. Built by Acorn Computers the BBC Model B was built for the computer literacy project operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). This saw the Model B become the cornerstone of computing in education throughout the 1980's.

My first walkman. When the sponge ripped on the earpiece...*argh*...so annoying. I think I replaced the headphones no less than 271 times....

1980's Headphones

I was watching The Terminator today. I simply have to have the walkman and headphones that Ginger uses: I went through several hundred pa...

Yoko Honda - Melt More

Yoko Honda

An archive of esoteric and contemporary culture

MORPH ...... YAY !!!
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Novelty & Retro Gifts

You will find at least one novelty or retro gift that will make your loved one smile on Find Me a Gift. We might not have them all, but our selection is so varied, you'll be cackling one second and rolling your eyes the next.

We knew these as Chic A Boos - I wonder if my mum has my 'fake' ones - we couldn't afford real ones! I had a huge fake one with a really hard face but I loved it. Chic-A-Chic-A-Chic-A-Boo Furry and cuddly we love you Chic-A-Chic-A-Chic-A-Boo It’s such fun to dress you up too


Chic-A-Boo, as you can clearly see, was a cute brown furry monkey toy. It's face, hands and feet were made from plastic, and being a monkey, it had opposable

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