Mega Jeopardy champ and microfinance philanthropist Bob Harris snapped this funny photo in Africa. He says, "This sign was all over Kigali, outside small groceries, gas stations, and any other local equivalent of the convenience store, and it always made me smile. Somehow I couldn't help but imagine they had these big tubs of the stuff sitting around on shelves. You come in, maybe carrying a cardboard box or a plastic bag, and they pour you a bunch, with lots of little sparks dripping down the sides, and you go on your way."
You’d be forgiven for thinking the videocassette format long-dead, but it turns out that Betamax is still around. Sony is finally going to withdraw tapes from sale, bringing a 40-year story to an end. The last recorders were sold in 2002. ベータビデオカセットおよびマイクロMVカセットテープ出荷終了のお知らせ [Sony; via The Verge]
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