The Raiders of the Lost Walmart are a bold group of retail archaeologists who comb the big-box stores of the world for whatever the exact opposite of treasure is. They find obsolete technology available at prices so high that it deeply confuses savvy shoppers. While knocking $20 off the price of a 4-year-old blender and putting it in the “clearance” section is a decent strategy to move some housewares, it works less well for external hard drives. [More]
If you want to instantly print all of the photos of meals, leaves, cats, and feet that you take, but there’s no Polaroid Fotobar near you, don’t fret. The company that now owns the Polaroid name makes instant-printing cameras, one of which resembles the actual Polaroid instant cameras of old, and will cost you only $250. Too steep?