Life

15 Things You'll Only Remember If You Were Alive In The 90s

The 90s was an interesting time. Everyone was wearing bright colors and their hair was perfectly crimped and tied up in a scrunchies. There were a lot of things that we had to do that kids today wouldn't understand in the least, but it's always hilarious to remember them. While we often remember them as simpler times, honestly, there were a lot of components that we had to keep track of. These are just some of the things those of us who lived through the 90s remember having to do.  1. Rewinding VHS tapes on a separate machineWikipedia2. Checking

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11 Things That Were Totally Normal In The '90s That We Wouldn't Be Caught Dead Doing Now

Growing up in the 90s feels like it was a million years ago. The world has changed so much in a short amount of time that it's sometimes hard to keep track of everything that's different. It changes as we age, but it isn't until you look back that you really see the full extent of the differences. Whether it's how you acted, what you wore, or even just the technology you used, times have really changed. Obviously there are a lot of things that aren't really applicable to your personal interests anymore now that you are grown up, but

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Robot Dogs Are Coming Back And We're Having Serious Flashbacks

Do you remember the AIBO, a robot dog Sony first started selling in 1999? How about Poo-Chi, manufactered by Sega Toys that was released in 2000 and discontinued in 2002? Hitting the toy market in the late 90s, robot dogs were all the rage. Everyone thought them to be top-end technology and they were certainly on many kid's wishlists for Christmas. MashableThe Poo-Chi was one of the best virtual pets that everyone really wanted. OdysseyThe AIBO was able to develop from a newborn puppy to an adult with a personality that was shaped by the interaction of their owners and

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11 Things From Your Childhood You Don't Even Remember

Obviously things have changed a lot since we were kids. With technology moving as quickly as it does, there are things that we used to do that seem completely outrageous now. The things that were normal even five or ten years ago seem completely archaic and ridiculous now. There are definitely a few things that seem to stand out more than others though, especially when it comes to the things you forgot that you used to do regularly. Being able to listen to music on a kiosk before buying itJohnOliverMusicThese are probably still around in some malls, but a lot

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10 Cell Phones We All Desperately Wanted To Own In The Early 2000s

Back in the early 2000s, owning a cell phone wasn't a common thing like it is now. It seems like every kid is born with an iPhone in their hand, but back in our day we had to earn it! We either needed to buy one ourselves, or successfully annoy our parents until we got one. There were a lot of them that we all remember wishing for when we were young, which of these did you always want? Nokia 3310The SunWe all knew that getting this phone meant that we would get to play 'Snake', and that was all

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10 Tech Trends And Gadgets We Were All Completely Obsessed With In The 90s

Growing up in the 90s meant that you were privy to a lot of technology that our parents weren't really used to. Computers were starting to be a lot more affordable and so all of the coolest toys started to bank on the technological turn our world was taking. GiphyThis meant that all of our favorite and most desired toys we super cool and futuristic. Obviously we had to have all the latest technology, even though our parents didn't fully understand. We just knew that these things were going to be a great investment. However, we were not always right.

Pop Culture

13 Ads That Will Make You Appreciate How Much Technology Has Changed Since the '80s

Technology has come a long way in the last few decades. When you look back even ten years ago everything seems so outdated. Oyster MagNow, basically everyone has a little smart phone that they can do pretty much everything they need to do, but back in "the good ol' days" everything was a bit more complicated. These advertisements really give you a little peak into how it used to be, and remind you how much everything has changed.Imagine paying $99 for a brand new gaming system?Huffington PostHey kids, you'll probably do a lot better if you look at

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What Technology Used To Look Like When It Lasted More Than 5 Years

The way our products and appliances used to work was that you would spend a big chunk of money upfront, but it would last you for a very long time. It seems like lately, there is a new business model. Big ChillThe attention spans that we all seem to have for products are nothing like they used to be. Our grandparents generations all had the same fridges, couches, and televisions for decades, where as we find ours all break after 5 years. Is it us doing something wrong, or are the companies doing it on purpose? Turns out it might