Retro

Do You Know What These Are?

If you show a picture of these to anyone over the age of 30, there's a good chance they can tell you what they are. Anyone under the age of 30? Well, let's just say they'll have some spirited guesses but nothing accurate.

If you don't know...they're roller skates from the 1970s! Roller skating, roller derbies, and roller rinks were maybe THE hottest trend in the 70s.

As kids, you had the clunky metal strap-on roller skates that attached right to your shoes! Hopefully you didn't lose your key, otherwise there's no way those puppies were fitting properly!

Ahhh, I can still hear the metal clanking on the pavement as I skate down the road. As things progressed, the brown leather roller skates came more into style. Didn't matter if you were wearing them at the roller rink or just to knock some people down at a derby, they were STYLISH.

And of course, who can forget disco dancing while in those fancy roller skates? Basically, anything involving roller skates was the bomb.com in the 1970s. Here are some fun throwback pictures to bring back those memories!

Do you have fond memories of roller-skating? Let us know!

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80s

Can We Talk About What's Going On With Randy Quaid?

Randy Quaid has been around Hollywood for a fairly long time. When he was just 23 years old, Quaid was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the film, The Last Detail. Best ActorOlder brother of Dennis Quaid, Randy became a household name for his role in National Lampoon's Vacation as Cousin Eddie. Quaid married Ella Marie Jolly in 1980, and the two welcomed a daughter, Amanda Marie, in 1983. In 1986, however, the couple split after just six years of marriage. The divorce was finalized in 1989, and Quaid says it was all on him. "I

Retro

14 Toys That Will Teleport You Back To Childhood

The time when we were kids just running around seems like a lifetime ago. We've changed so much over the years, it has some truth to it. As we grew older, we had experiences that shaped us into the responsible adults we are today. Yet, sometimes we will spy our kids playing with a toy that we used to love, and it will take us back to those moments when we would be inseparable from it. Take a look at these classic items from decades ago, and see if you feel like running home to crack open the toy chest!

90s

14 Movies Struggles Any 90s Kid Knows Too Well

Being a movie fan now is fairly simple. Find a movie you like, find other people on the Internet who like the same movie, and voila! Instant friendship. But remember in the 90s when liking movies was a legit struggle? Nothing prepared us for what we would have to endure. 1. No One Prepared You For "My Girl"LISTEN. This was not okay. We were just kids!! We saw it was Kevin from Home Alone so we wanted to watch the movie!! Before the internet, you couldn't find spoilers or the general plot synopsis, so you had to go in

Retro

Now We Know What's Inside An Etch A Sketch And It's A Lot

I think everyone had an Etch A Sketch growing up, and some of us had better creations than others. While we may laugh now at the toy's simplicity, it was revolutionary at the time. Drawing lines without  a pen and paper and then just shaking it to watch it magically disappear was something that amazed us all. But have you ever seen what's inside one of these toys?We have now tracked down a video that shows us exactly what's on the inside of this cool toy, and it might not be all you expect. This is the Etch