80s

The 15 Best Happy Meal Toys From The 80s

As we all know, half of the reason we ever wanted to go to McDonald's as kids was to see what new toys they had in their Happy Meals! While we're used to some high-tech toys in our kids meals today, there was a time where we were happier with simpler pleasures.These toys are pretty vintage now, but in a way, seeing how far they have come makes them even cooler! Like trying to fly this Styro Glider from 1980 across the room!Time Passages Nostalgia CompanyOr the first Little Golden Book series they put out in 1982Yello80sThe Play-Doh

Food and Snacks

Reptar Bars Are Finally Real And We're All Rushing To The Store

We all remember watching Rugrats when we were kids. Tommy, Chuckie, Angelica and all their friends were the coolest babies we knew. Admit it, you know you miss that show. They had a lot of awesome adventures but now, you can have a little tiny taste of their life.NickelodeonGrowing up, Rugrats was one of the most popular shows. It inspired a lot of clothing and toys, but there has always been something missing. The kids on the show had this one thing that we all loved: Reptar. Reptar was kind of like a Godzilla-style, dinosaur-monster and the kids seemed

80s

The Truth Behind 'New Coke' And Why They Thought It Was A Good Idea To Change A Classic

Basically everyone has had a Coca Cola beverage in their life. Whether it's a classic Coca-Cola, Diet Coke or Sprite, the company makes a bunch of different flavors that we all remember drinking since we were kids. The thing is, there has always been this weird period of time that we hear about when Coca-Cola messed up royally. Some of us even remember it first-hand, but do you actually know the truth behind Coca-Cola's attempted 'New Coke' fiasco? CocaColaHow it startedCoca-Cola had been the leading soda company in the country for decades, but by the early 80s, they were losing

90s

13 Completely Ridiculous Commercials From The 90s That Made Absolutely No Sense

Commercials are never really the best content you can see on TV, but there are some that are better than others. The problem is, they have to be either REALLY good or REALLY bad if you want them to be memorable. It's a choice that marketing teams have to make, and it seems like in the 90s, everyone went for the really bad option. It seemed like they all embraced the cheesy and ridiculous methods that would get people's attention and I guess technically it worked. Twenty years later we are still trying to figure out why they made these

Food and Snacks

15 Classic 90s Snacks That Will Bring You Back To Your Childhood, But How Many Can You Name?

Snack time is the most important time of the day. There are so many good options to choose from that sometimes it's hard to decide. Do you prefer sweet or sour? Salty or savory? Well, no matter what you prefer, there was absolutely a snack for you in the 90s. GiphyThe 90s had some of the best snacks. A lot of them are still available now, but there are some that are now discontinued. Whether or not they were left in the past, we will still be able to identify them without the packaging. How many do you think you

90s

20 Mascots Responsible For Almost All Of Your Food Choices As A Kid

Pretty much the best part about being a kid is the snacks right? You get to eat a bunch of sugary treats with bright and fun colors, all complete with their own awesome mascot. Some companies even managed to use a fun mascot to trick us into eating healthier foods!How many of these classic mascots for you remember from your childhood? A lot of them are still around, which one is your favorite? Tony the TigerGiphySugar BearYouTubeTrix RabbitYouTubeSnap, Crackle and PopYouTubeHamburger Helper GloveYouTubeKoolaid ManGiphyCap'n CrunchYouTubeSonny the Cuckoo BirdGamespotSlush PuppieOnce Upon A ProductNesquik BunnyYouTubeThere are more mascots to remember! Click

Fads

11 Things You'll Only Remember If You Lived Through The 90s

The 90s were a pretty epic decade. We had a whole lot of pop music, a lot of awesome cartoons, and totally radical fashions. GiphyThe thing is, a lot of the stuff that we experienced in the 90s is pretty much forgotten now. How many of these things do you remember? Evaluating our Beanie Baby collection to see which one was going to make us our fortuneRedditSetting up our Lite Brites with the coolest patternsRedditWearing rollerblades everywhere we wentImgurUsing Netscape Navigator for all our browsing needsSabahThe joy getting one of those orange VHS tapesRedditOwning one of these: Ghost of the

Pop Culture

11 McDonaldland Mascots That You Completely Forgot Existed

There was this magical place that kids all thought would be excellent, but looking back now it's hard to see why. McDonaldland was this crazy marketing adventure with the most bizarre cast of characters imaginable. McDonald's WikiSure, fast food places are known for having wacky mascots, but none are quite as iconic as the characters of McDonaldland. From the mayor to the smallest little fry kid, each of them was pretty bizarre. Everyone remembers Ronald McDonald, but what about the rest?How many of the McDonaldland characters do you remember? The HamburglarMcDonald's WikiGrimaceYouTubeHe even did a

Life

10 Fast Food Mascots From Your Childhood You Completely Forgot About

Nothing was better then going to get some delicious french fries at McDonald's or the most awesome pizza at Pizza Hut when we were kids, but what made them extra special? The mascots! GiphyEvery commercial and piece of marketing for fast food places or kids restaurants seemed to be targeted at kids. They use flashy commercials and kids meals with toys to make us all super excited to go eat those tiny cheeseburgers. How many of those mascots do you remember from your childhood? The Burger King- Kids ClubFanpopPizza Hut - Pizza HeadAdWeekDominos -The NoidFast CoDesignA&W - Great Root