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“The Talkboy” was originally a cassette recorder and non-working prop designed and built for the 1992 blockbuster Christmas film Home Alone 2: Lost in New…

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Telstar, the first television satellite, was launched on 10 July 1962. It was capable of accepting radio transmissions covering 600 telephone and telegraph channels or…

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The world’s first test-tube baby, Louise Brown, weighing five pounds twelve ounces, was delivered by a Caesarean operation at Oldham District General Hospital, Greater Manchester,…

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Thalidomide was a pharmaceutical ingredient used in medicines in the early 1960s as a sedative, and prescribed mainly to expectant mothers in the early stages…

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The technology behind the Sony Walkman – a portable personal device for listening to cassettes – might never have developed without Sony Chairman Akio Morita. Seeking…

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