Top-quality brand-name merchandise at 40-80% off!!

Overproduction, cancellation of orders, downsizing, moving. Some of the reasons Overstock can offer brand names to us at such savings.

Did you know . . .

. . . that on June 8, 1869 Ives McGaffrey of Chicago, Illinois patented the first vacuum cleaner? It was designed to clean rugs and was called the "Whirlwind sweeping machine"

Source: About.com

Be sure to see these lists of Inventors and Inventions "from A to Z".

Alternate source: The History Channel