from the packard-bell-is-in-its-own-class dept.
harrymcc writes "Polaroid, Netscape, CompuServe, Westinghouse, Heathkit — these were once among the most respected names in the technology business. They're still around, but what's happened to them is just plain sad. I took a look at the tragic fates of a dozen mighty brands that have, in one way or another, fallen on hard times."
Federal grants are offered for... research into the recreation
potential of interplanetary space travel for the culturally disadvantaged.