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Coming Soon: Zippo Cologne

Lighter company shifting toward life after tobacco

(Newser) - Other than the tobacco-makers themselves, Zippo is the one of the companies you'd think of as least-able to survive in the post-tobacco world. But the maker of the iconic lighters has big plans: Zippo is transitioning into "a lifestyle-products company," its CEO tells the Wall Street Journal . The... More »

RIP, Mix Tapes, Porn Age Limits, Typewriters, and More

(Newser) - Word processors, dot-matrix printers, rotary phones, and other formerly state-of-the-art technologies are just about gone and nearly forgotten. Carrying the torch for the likes of holding up a cigarette lighter at a concert is JR Raphael of PC World, who lists 40 leading lights of abandoned technology:
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