The Magnavox Odyssey was the first commercial video game console. Released in August 1972, it was designed by Ralph Baer, who in 1966 (when England won the world cup, insert big smile here and think of the words “they think it’s all over…”) began prototyping and by 1968 he had a working model, known as the Brown Box. 318 more words
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UPDATED: March 26, 2014 5:37 p.m.
WASHINGTON — One of John Coltrane’s tenor saxophones is joining the jazz collection at the Smithsonian.
Coltrane’s son, musician Ravi Coltrane, donated one of his father’s three principal tenor saxophones to the National Museum of American History on Wednesday. 168 more words