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Vintage Vacuums - 11 sought-after collectible models with retro appeal
When was the last time you took a good look at your family vacuum? You may never have, but the next time you do consider the history of this modern marvel of cleaning. Until then, enjoy this exploration of some of the most sought-after models of vintage vacuums.
Discovering Joy and Magical Memories in Antique Shops
A self-proclaimed neat freak finds nostalgia and a new love of old things while browsing through cluttered antique shops.
The World's Most Valuable Vacuum Won't Even Clean Your Home
Who pays $4.4 million for a vacuum cleaner that doesn't work? The rich! And fans of Jeff Koons' art.
How Farrah's Poster Earned Wall of Fame Honors
Released in 1976, Farrah Fawcett's famous pinup sold 12 million copies, became the most popular poster in history and landed in the Smithsonian thanks largely to great timing, a killer smile and a red swimsuit. Here's the story.
Breaking Through a Stained-Glass Ceiling
Clara Driscoll, the nearly invisible design force behind many of Tiffany Studio's finest stained-glass lamps, overcame staggering obstacles to illuminate the artistic talents of women hidden in the shadows of early 20th-century America.