80s

We Finally Know The True Meaning Of Cyndi Lauper's Song "She Bop" And We're Mortified

I remember dancing like a robot to this song alone in my room, at my friend's house, and in public. The thing is, I wasn't only dancing to it, I was yelling the lyrics, and now I really wish I didn't.The 1983 song "She Bop" reached number three on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in '84, meaning that everyone was rocking out to another Cyndi Lauper hit. The catchy lyrics had everyone saying "she bop, he bop, and we bop. I bop, you bop, and they bop." If you look up the definition for "bop," it means

Music

10 Songs We Should Never Have Sung In Public, But Were Totally Obsessed With Anyway

Everyone has a guilty pleasure, and for me it was songs that weren't "cool" or "appropriate" to sing in public. Singing in front of people is already embarrassing, but there are certain songs you could hum to that wouldn't annoy or make someone uncomfortable. Here are 10 awesome songs from the '90s and early 2000s that wouldn't even dare to sing in public, even if there were no consequences. 1. "Get Down" By B4-4Aside from this music video being extremely unsettling (those facial expressions still make me laugh today), "Get Down" was addicting to sing to (in your head.) It's

Pop Culture

The Original Tale Of Sleeping Beauty Was Not A Happily Ever After, But Every Girl's Nightmare

Cinderella is not the only fairy tale with an unsettling origin story. It seems like the oral tradition of passing stories down from one generation to another worked to scare the bejesus out of children, rather than to entertain them.  Sleeping Beauty was no exception, and the real story of the sleeping princess does not sound anything close to a happily ever after. In fact, the young girl's beloved "savior" needs to get locked up! spiked-onlineMany of us are familiar with Disney's version of the princess tale, which is based on Charles Perrault's rendition of the ancient story.It

Pop Culture

The Original Stories of Cinderella Sound More Like A Horror Story Than A Disney Movie

There are so many renditions of Cinderella out there that you'd be surprised to learn that the original stories are not quite like any of them. In fact, some of them shouldn't have been told to children, which is probably why the fairy tale has changed so much over the years. Disney VideoPerhaps the most popular Cinderella story is portrayed in Disney's 1950 animated version of Cinderella. The film's plot is based on Charles Perrault's 1697 rendition of the fairy tale. The movie became the greatest commercial hit for the studio, and is still considered one of the best American

90s

Polly Pockets Are Making A Comeback, But You May Notice They Look A Little Different

If you grew up in the '90s without a Polly Pocket toy, you must have felt something valuable was missing from your childhood. But like all things great, there is always a chance they can make a comeback. Luckily, it seems like this generation is choosing to bring back that awesome '90s vibe. We've been seeing more '90s fashion trends like chokers, scrunchies, and round sunglasses. Now one of our beloved toys is making a comeback: Polly Pockets!  ComplexThese pocket-size cases containing miniature dolls and accessories were every little '90s girl's fantasy. Bluebird Toys launched the first Polly Pocket

90s

The Story Behind The "S" That We Drew On Everything In School

No one is sure how long this cool "S" has been around for, but we can all agree that we saw this stylized "S" everywhere in the late '90s and early 2000s. But what exactly was it and where did it come from? ViceIt wasn't rocket science, but everyone who could draw the fancy-looking letter somehow had a little more prestige than those who couldn't. Why this was, I don't know. It was literally the simplest, and most addictive, thing to draw. These 14 lines of awesomeness were even better if you had that letter in your name. If you

90s

15 Things Every Sibling Growing Up In The '90s Fought Over

Growing up with siblings is hard because there were so many things that made our blood boil. No way, Jose were we about to throw the towel in.Here are 15 things every sibling growing up in the '90s fought over. And I mean EVERY sibling, whether you were the oldest, youngest, or middle child. 1. Hogging the TV. MirageI had to pry the controller out of my sibling's hand or stand in front of our small TV to get their attention. The amount of buttons my television controller lost per month is too embarrassing to reveal. 2. Who was

90s

The Little Boy From "Titanic" Reveals How Much He Makes In Royalties

Titanic is currently one of the top five highest grossing films ever, raking in more than $2 billion. That's quite the title to have, considering how many exceptional movies are out there.There are so many things we love about this film. The storyline is incredibly emotional, and the characters are wonderfully lovable. We know that Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet have made a considerable amount of money for their roles in the film, which has left them in the limelight ever since, but how much do the minor characters in the film make? I've been wondering, haven't you? Pop

00s

What Happened To Vanessa Carlton After Her Signature Song "A Thousand Miles"?

Vanessa Carlton is not a name you hear nowadays, but we can guarantee that a majority of women, and most likely men, in their 20s and 30s know every single word to the American pop singer's debut single. But after all the love for "A Thousand Miles" died down, we became seriously worried that Vanessa just settled for home bound or got lost in the crowd. I mean, it's all in the lyrics, or are we just looking into it too much? The singer has a lot of explaining to do...Basi karaoke GratisWhen the song was released in 2001,

Food and Snacks

10 Foods We Spat Out Every Time We Tried Them As Kids

Most kids are picky eaters, even if they don't think they are. The reason for this was because we always ate foods that we liked, and avoided everything that made us want to spit it out. Whether we love the foods we hated is irrelevant, let's just take a look back at some of the foods we hated with a burning passion. They may have touched our lips or accidentally slipped into our stomachs, but these foods were on the "Never Try Again" list for years! 1. Brussels sprouts  Weber GrillsI remember my parents forcing me to eat these