Lowe is developing the mixed-use Ivy Station property in Culver City.
222 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Casual Mobility: Biallas dresses for easy travelling and the informal entertainment industry.
Scandinavian engineers launched a crowd funding campaign for No More Woof in 2013, offering “the first device to translate animal thoughts into human language.” This Dr. Doolittle-style device did little to persuade potential buyers.
Biallas’ IWC watch runs like clockwork – unlike many of the devices featured at the museum.
Always on hand.
Biallas never travels without his Braun electric razor, but considers the 10 daily minutes spent shaving a remarkable waste of time.
Minitel (1982-2012), a French precursor to the internet, was eventually supplanted by, well, the internet.
2000-2006) Thecondimentgiant Kraft Heinz Co. went over the rainbow with Day-Glo ketchup in such colors as Funky Purple, Blastin’ Green and Totally Teal. Totally gross.
Ikea created this unique fascinator to honor the snail. “It looks like dog poop – that’s why it failed,” Biallas said.
Nintendo’s Power Glove(1989-1990) was sold as the first mass-marketed wearable video game controller. It didn’t work, and didn’t last.