Here's a sample:
"The store's centerpiece is Gort, the silver humanoid robot from the 1951 anti-nuclear cult classic The Day the Earth Stood Still. Ironically, in that film, as a way of warning humanity not to continue down a dangerous technological path, the menacing robot momentarily switches off all electric equipment throughout the world. (Time to pick up a surge protector?)"
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