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How Did Dental Care Change in the 90s?

For many years, getting metal braces was the most popular dental realignment option on the market. Options like clear aligners and ceramic braces were not popularized, or not even available. Now that food labs can screen for ingredients at 0.1% and lower, fewer people need dental care for highly sugary foods. But with new technologies, more dental and orthodontic procedures are available. So when did that change?The History of BracesThe first time that braces (or a form of them) were used was in 1819, according to Orthodontics Limited. Gum elastics soon followed that development in the 19th century,

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Why the 90s Produced the Best Decade of Cars

This throwback Thursday, we're looking at how the 90s was truly the best decade for cars, hands down! The 90s brought with it our favorite millennial sitcoms, cartoons, commercials, toys, pop music, and of course, superfast (and safe) cars!Although many people might think that the 60s or 70s muscle-car era was the best for cars, or even the past decade from the 2010s and up, just look around your neighborhood and you'll find that 90s cars are still going strong!Room for CreativityThere are around 6 million cars sold every year in the United States, with many of these

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What Can We Learn From Barbarians at the Gate Today?

This Throwback Thursday, we're flashing back to the business classic Barbarians at the Gate. Originally a book written by business journalists John Helyar and Bryan Burrough, the HBO film version was released in 1993. Barbarians at the Gate tells the (ultimately unsuccessful) story of a group of RJR Nabisco executives who attempted to buy the entire company in what's called a leveraged buyout.On its own, the story is a fascinating look into the world of business, and an overall great example of business reporting. It's also home to a lot of lessons for anyone negotiating on behalf of corporations.

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4 Things We Miss About the 90s

The 90s was quite an epic era when we think of it. The nostalgia we got from watching Spice Girls, rocking the hair mascara, and downing the dubious shell suits is massive and is why a lot of pop culture today is reverting back to trends first started in the 90s. The 90s was a time when ‘Californication’ by Red Hot Chilli Peppers was enough for you to throw it down on the dance floor.Remember anticipating all day to catch up on an episode of Friends or Malcolm in the Middle? It was all worth it sneaking out of

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Retro-tastic: The Most Iconic 90s Accessories

For those of us that lived through this decade, it’s hard to believe that the 90s were thirty years ago. This was the era of Brit Pop, the Spice Girls, the ‘Rachel’ haircut and a few memorable fashions - plus some that we’d rather forget.  We take a look below at a selection of the most iconic accessories of the decade.Choker NecklacesFor women, the choker was one of the essential components of a stylish look in the 1990s. Worn with jeans and a T-shirt in the daytime, or with a bodycon dress and platform trainers at

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Iconic Female Empowerment Films From the 90s and 00s

Women have been working hard to prove their worthiness in reality and especially in the 90s TV and culture industry. Females have had to struggle with getting past beauty and sexism while proving their worth in the workplace. Let's take the first example of female empowerment films from the 90s and 00s.Legally BlondeThis is the story of a young woman who on the outside had it all. She was beautiful, sexy, and came from a privileged background. Yet, all she thought she really wanted was her old boyfriend back. She thought she could win his love by earning a

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Our Favorite Single TV Dads of the 80s and 90s

In the early days of television, most family shows featured two-parent households. Notable exceptions included The Andy Griffith Show and The Courtship of Eddie's Father. Dads were always right back then and squeaky clean. They parented in a firm, strict, but loving manner. Enter the 1980s and 1990s TV dads into the picture though and you had a load of hot guys playing the role of a single dad who had a bit to learn about life. They usually learned from their child in the space of an hour or less.Studies show that women file for the majority of

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Iconic Outfits From 90s Movies We Still Love Today

Although the grunge look pervaded the 1990s street fashion, 90s TV and culture, and seeped into haute couture, the decade's amazing films provided fabulous alternatives that managed to draw people away from grunge back to more refined, fashionable attire. As the COVID-19 pandemic sequestered most individuals and has caused a casualization of our wardrobes (50% of managers interviewed in a survey said their workers wear less formal clothing than they did five years ago), we can look back to these fabulous 1990s films for inspiration to rebuild our wardrobes for the re-opening of society now that we have a vaccine.

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McDonald's Rekindles 90s Spirit by Bringing "Throwback Thursday" Prices in App

If you love McDonald's, you're not alone; according to Wikipedia, McDonald's operates almost 40,000 stores in more than 120 countries. When you've got a hankering for a Big Mac, you'll likely be able to walk down the street to get your meal instead of driving to the next town over.With how popular the fast-food chain has become, it's no wonder that their prices have steadily risen since the 90s. But recent concerns over McDonald's ever-growing prices has meant that some consumers have gone elsewhere for their fast-food fix. The answer? Throwback Thursdays.And we don't just mean that

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What Are The Best Slot Games Based On Throwback Films?

As exciting as a couple of rounds of online slots can be, sometimes you just want something more familiar to keep you engrossed in a game. Most online slot players would admit a little extra something visually is essential to the slot game experience. When those visuals are from your favourite classic film, you’re really onto a winner. Movies and slots go hand in hand. The glitz and glamour of the casino world (even if it is virtual) meshes naturally with the bright lights of Hollywood. It’s why even today you see developers publishing casino games based on