80s

The 10 Most Popular Baby Names That Basically Every '80s Kid Had

It seemed like everyone had the same names when we were growing up. There were always at least two or three kids in our classes who had the same names and even though they may have spelled it different, it made everything more complicated. Meagan KellyNowadays, parents all claim that they want unique names. Let's be real though, our parents thought the same thing. Trending names are common in every decade, the most popular choices just change. Why do these names get popular? It might be because certain celebrities are popular at the time so it inspires more people. Let's

90s

11 Photos Of '90s Fast Food Restaurants That Will Bring Back So Many Delicious Memories

Growing up, there were very few things that got us as excited as when our parents told us that they were taking us out to our favorite fast food joint. While the food and the affordable prices played a huge role, there were many other things that these eateries offered that made us obsessed with them. McDonald's Play Places, anyone? Many fast food restaurants in the 90s had cool and vibrant interiors that made them even more inviting. However, as the world changed, so did most of these restaurants' brands, appearances, and menus. We don't truly realize just how much

70s

Converse Announces Revival of 1970s-Style Chuck Taylor

In the 1970s, every teen and preteen remembers throwing on their Chuck Taylor shoes before presenting themselves to the world.Converse were one of the trendiest shoe brands across the nation, and are still commonly worn today. Even celebrities such as Hugh Jackman, Tommy Lee, Gisele Bundchen, Michael J. Fox, and the late David Bowie have been spotted wearing the iconic brand.Despite Converse's constantly evolving its style (but maintaining its classic look), the popular shoe brand has announced it will bring back its 1970s-style Chuck Taylor shoes, dubbed "Chuck Taylor All-Star 70 'Vintage' Collection."With more details of the

90s

12 Images From The '90s You Can Smell (And Taste) From Just Looking At Them

There's really no need to close your eyes to transport yourself back to your childhood, all you have to do is look at these 12 images that will magically stimulate your nose...and maybe your taste buds. 1. One whiff of these and you're back in middle school. You can practically taste your favorite dessert on your lips. Bustle2. If you didn't own a Teen Spirit Lady Speed Stick deodorant, did you even go to school?  Kooky Kitsch3. That intoxicating smell of baby powder on Cabbage Patch Kids dolls. Ali Express4. This sweaty, musty, gag-inducing stench we all got

Life

18 Toys That Seemed Like Freakin' Magic When We Were Kids

There's a famous quote that says "magic's just science that we don't understand yet" and all of these toys are proof of that. As kids these things all seemed like they had to be powered by magic, even though it was mostly just science. Man, I wish life were still that simple. Here are 18 toys that totally blew our minds back then.1. Liquid TimereBayIt was basically just a fancy hourglass, but it was way more fun than just watching a sand one. Tell me that you wouldn't spend just hours watching this if you had the chance.2.

Life

22 Experiences Literally Everyone Had At Their Grandma's House

Grandma's house was a pretty magical place for any kid. We'd get stuffed full of whatever food and candy we wanted, and the rules we normally had to follow at home didn't apply. But those aren't the only things we'd experience when we visited our Grandmas, chances are you saw all of these things every time you went over there.1. Doilies absolutely everywhereFlickrBasically every flat surface had at least one of them, usually more.2. Getting so excited when you saw this tin sitting outBid or BuyBecause who doesn't get excited by cookies?3. The feeling of betrayal when

Retro

How Much Do You Know About Me, And You, And Zoboomafoo?

It was our favorite animal show on television that taught us all the importance of wildlife preservation while also giving us a lesson on the animals we wanted to protect. The show was incredibly fun to watch with something going on at every moment. Even the intro had a bit of everything in it!That classic song hearkens back to a ton of memories, but how much do we really remember about this kids show and it's celebrity lemur?It was unfortunately short-lived, originally broadcast from the beginning of 1999 to late 2001, but is still aired in many regional

90s

6 Things That Are So Nostalgic You Can Practically Taste It

It was always so hard to roll out of bed, get to school, and try to stay awake during morning classes. But there was always one thing keeping us going through the lessons and work: lunchtime. There would be trades around the classroom, sometimes someone would be nice enough to let people have a scoop of their Dunkaroos frosting, but if one thing is for certain, finding any of these items in our lunch would make any day better!LunchablesMemory GlandsThese were the bomb. What could be better than pizza, snacks, and dessert in a box? Being the chef to

80s

25 Crafts Absolutely Everyone Made In Art Class

I wish I could go back to the simpler days, when we all spent an hour of our day building some crafts with paste, cardboard and pipe cleaners. Then, we could bring it home and show our parents.You really don't know what you've got until it's gone. Take a trip down memory lane with these 25 crafts that we all made in art class at least once.1. First and foremost, we made this craft in every classViceA masterpiece.2. We all decorated our home with a few of theseFun Family CraftsWas anybody dumb enough to put an actual