Retro

6 Classic Lego Sets That Every '90s Kid Wanted

There was no better teacher for this than Lego, which encouraged kids to be creative and discover different fields of history, science, and relatable day-to-day culture!If you and your siblings had any Lego growing up, then you'll know how much fun it was to build these sets. Let's see if you remember some of the most popular collections from the 90s!Fort LegoredoBest ToysThis was an awesome set to start out with. You got 6 cavalry units and a small team of bandits to play fight against each other in this western world. There was even multiple buildings for

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Check The Attic, Your Old Polly Pocket Toys Are Now Worth A Fortune

When Bluebird released their Polly Pocket line of toys, we would've never guessed they would stick around long enough to be worth a fortune today. The teeny-tiny toys were among some of the hottest children's items in the 80s and 90s, and apparently not much has changed. Every kid owned one of those pastel and jewel-hued sets that housed pocket-sized dolls and accessories that were definite choking hazards, but we didn't care (and apparently neither did our parents). A post shared by polly pocket world shop (@pollypocketworld) on Jan 6, 2018 at 5:32am PST Anyway, over time we outgrew

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25 Disturbing Garbage Pail Kids That Still Gross Us Out Decades Later

Long before fidget spinners were banned from playgrounds across America, teachers struggled to control the spread of the giddily disgusting Garbage Pail Kids cards.While we tried to get our grubby little hands on every single set of these trading cards, looking back we wonder how we could stomach the nasty designs. Here are 25 cards that still make our stomachs churn:1. Slain WayneToppsWhile boogers were the bread and butter of garbage pail kids, the cards weren't afraid to stray into very adult territory. This scene of a death by execution was definitely one of their most questionable images.

80s

10 Things You Owned In The '80s That Are Worth A Fortune Now

You know what's safer than buying stocks: keeping all your childhood toys until they'll be worth enough money to fatten up your wallet in the next few decades. Countless people around the world have made thousands, and even millions, of dollars selling vintage items like action figures, dolls, cards, vinyls, and more. Here are 10 things you may have owned in the 80s that are worth a lot of money now. 1. Garbage Pail Kids CardsGeeks are Sexy Technology NewsThese vulgar cards can range in price, but one lucky holder of the Garbage Pail Kids's Adam bomb card sold the

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6 Tech Gadgets From The 90s That Will Make You Realize How Much Times Have Changed

Growing up, technological gadgets were the most exciting thing, probably because they were all so rare! It was almost like finding the Holy Grail if you unwrapped a Game Boy at your birthday or Christmas, but now it seems it's weirder for a kid to be without some kind of electronic device. Have you ever thought about how different it really is now? If you were to go back in time and told your eight year old self, "one day, you will have a device that accesses every song, movie, TV show you could ever want, plus a bunch of

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11 Surprising Facts About 'Small Soldiers,' The Movie That Put The "Action" In Action Figures

There were some truly strange movies to be found in the "Children's" section of your local Blockbuster in the '90s, but Small Soldiers was definitely unique.The action film about a batch of killer toys was marketed as family-friendly, but many parents were surprised by the movie's more violent scenes. The reason for that mixed message is one of our 11 surprising facts about the movie.1. It wasn't meant to be a children's movieDante on the set of the movie.CineplexThe film's director, Joe Dante, had already pushed the envelope for dark, family-friendly comedies with Gremlins. But he had

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15 Toys From Your Childhood That Used Batteries Like They Were Going Out Of Style

Parents these days complain that their kids are glued to smart phones and tablets, but at least those are rechargeable.When we were kids, toy makers expected you to add a huge pack of AAs to your weekly grocery list just to keep the toys in your household running. While lots of toys still use batteries, they didn't eat them up like these 15 toys from our childhood.1. TalkboyHughes EntertainmentThese were a must-have after being featured in Home Alone 2, but they didn't run on your imagination. It took four AAs to power up this handheld recorder, so it