This Day in Blogging History: Gender-neutral toy-floor; Heinlein's juvies; WiFi gets cheap

One year ago today

Gender-neutral toy department: Harrods has bucked the established practice of strongly gender-segregating its toy department, contracting with Shed Design to create a "gender-neutral" toy floor.

Five years ago today

Heinlein's dystopian juvenile novels: Jo Walton takes a look at the dystopian backdrops in Robert A Heinlein's juvenile novels like Starman Jones and Citizen of the Galaxy. Heinlein's juveniles were his best work for my money.

Ten years ago today
WiFi gear nearly free at this point: A D-Link router going for less than the cost of 10 lattes (or six frappucinos).