The ROICHEN EASY TRAY "helps you to stock and pull out your clothes without making a mess" and is an instant classic in the annals of weird advertising.
There was a weird period in the late 80s and early 90s where violent films were expected to cross over and become children's cartoons. I recall a Rambo cartoon from the late 80s, existing about a decade before my parents would let me watch the movie. Robocop occupied a similar place in the culture. As a kid, I… READ THE REST
I recently spoke about how I grew up on cigarette ads in the 90s and 2000s, but the brands I mentioned in that piece were only the Black ones. I grew up on white cigarette ads too. On some level, the white brands made more of an immediate impression on my developing psyche. I remember loving the… READ THE REST
In this 1997 ad, the superiority of plastic in all conceivable applications is asserted. It's quite surreal how it steps one by one through things now understood to be pollution, then ends on "and then it saved this cop's life." [via] READ THE REST
For years coffee experts have recommended pourover as the best way to make coffee at home. But now, thanks to an ingenious design that was recently perfected, the traditional pourover has some serious competition. If you're the kind of person who thinks life is too short for bad coffee, say hello to the all-new VacOne… READ THE REST
Let's face it. Most people need an assistant. Who doesn't want a little bit of help from time to time with things like organization? Unfortunately, especially with our current technology surplus, it can be a bit easy to fall behind and feel disorganized. When scanning documents, in particular, it can be tough to figure out how to… READ THE REST
Some computers blast their fan the second you open Excel, but not MacBooks. As compact as they are, MacBooks are workhorses you can put through the wringer for years. That's what you'd get if you picked up this refurbished 11.6-inch Apple MacBook Air. For a limited time, this beautifully refurbished laptop is on sale for $499.99, down… READ THE REST