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Zeroids

“Moving across the landscape, overrunning all obstacles as inexorably as the future itself, these amazing, efficient and powerful automatons have but one purpose -...

Zeta

The Ampol Rally in 1964 was a baptism of fire for an unknown car, newly born, barely christened. It was the Zeta - the lowest...

Zillion Bubble Blower

By themselves, the words 'bubble blower' didn't inspire much awe. Ten-cent sets of rings and bubble fluid could blow bubbles. Heck, even dish soap...

Zodiac Killer

Cheri-Jo Bates walked from her campus library into the darkness towards her car. The battery was flat. A man appeared and offered to help her....

Zoids

Let's face it. Model toys took a long time to build. And for all the hours we sat hunched over the kitchen table, dizzy...

ZX Spectrum

Designed by Rick Dickinson of Sinclair Research Ltd, the ZX Spectrum was first sold in April 1982. It was discontinued in 1992.

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12-Inch Remixes

In the 1980s, if you liked a song you went out and bought the single on 7-inch vinyl. If you loved it you went out and...

16 Magazine

Founded in late 1958 by George Winters, 16 magazine set the standard for all teen magazines. many imitators popped up over the years, and 16 withstood some pretty...

2-XL

The 2-XL was a "robot with a personality" manufactured and released by Mego Corp. in 1978. This small 'talking' robot came complete with an 8-track...

3-D Movies

Stereoscopic films had been around since the 1920s, but the 1950s was unquestionably the golden age of 3-D, with excited teenagers flocking to the...

60s Speak

THE BAWL GAME Baby-sitting. Self explanatory really. BOSS We know who the boss is.... Bruce Springsteen, of course. And as a verb, it means to order someone...