70s

How Money Transactions Took Place In the 70s Compared To Today

The 1970s has a poor reputation for economic collapse, labor unrest, racism,  embarrassing music, and the list goes on. So was the decade as horrible as it has been made up to be?We are all tired of the dreaded ‘When I was a child..’ story that our parents  repeatedly tell us, and although it is hard to comprehend, they were once young. So much has changed since they were children, and each generation is more distinct than the previous. Let us travel back to the 1970s when the parents of today’s youth grew up. Since then,

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How To Avoid The Lottery Winners' Curse

If there is anything worse than your lottery numbers coming up and forgetting to buy a ticket, it’s winning the jackpot and blowing the lot — this is known as the lottery winners’ curse. A windfall awaits the winner of the lottery, but for some, such a life-changing pay-day is too much too soon. Among many, perhaps the most notorious of these winners is Michael Carol who got his big win during a draw of the UK’s National Lottery in the early 2000s. Nicknamed the Lotto Lout, living a life of excess meant he soon squandered the £9.7

90s

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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How Accurate and Reliable Are Online Psychic Readings?

You have probably come across ads, websites, and social media pages dedicated to psychic readings. This is a stride in the psychic world as previously; such information was taboo to even share with friends. Those looking to start tend to follow the old trend and visit the psychic for a one on one session. Most are afraid of getting scammed or getting incorrect readings. During face-to-face sessions, psychics are known to interact with their clients, tap into their energy fields, and make predictions. Others read palms and auras. Since the pandemic hit, many have been forced to forego the trips

70s

A Deep Dive Into 1970s Fashion

The 1970s are often associated with a sepia color palette – bringing to mind burnt oranges and browns – when, in reality, the fashions of this decade were much more varied than they get credit for. Disco fever and glittery fabric dominated the ‘70s, but it was also the age of bohemian looks and glam rock. The decade was a mash-up of many different trends, and you were just as likely to see sleek coordinated suits as you were to see bright metallics. Beyond the prevalence of disco wear and feathered hair, there is a lot more to the 1970s than many

Retro

'80s-Inspired Movie Night With Your Friends

Are you up for some Saturday Night Fever? - Well, that's a seventies’ movie. But how about calling your friends and organizing an '80s-inspired Saturday movie night? It can be as equally fun as going out. And here's the list of movies you could watch. Working Girl (1988)Working Girl is a romantic comedy starring Melanie Griffith. Harrison Ford, and Sigourney Weaver. Mike Nichols was in charge of directing while Kevin Wade worked on a script. The story follows a young and ambitious woman paving her way in the corporate world. In parallel with her nine-to-five job as a secretary,

Retro

4 Retro Wedding Trends That Are Hitting It Off in 2021

For good luck at your wedding, it's common practice for brides to have something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue. With these throwback wedding trends making a comeback in 2021, many brides won't have to worry about finding that something "old." If you've been looking for vintage or retro fun for your wedding or you're simply excited for some of your favorite trends to make a comeback, here are some of the most popular retro wedding trends of 2021.Flower Crowns and HeadpiecesDuring the 1970s and late 2000s, flower crowns were all the rage. Now, they're making a

00s

The Biggest Sports Trends of the 00s

Professional sports represent an ongoing story. Each passing season results in another chapter being written. While each year has its own unique events, different protagonists and new sub-plots, there isn’t usually a lot that changes year on year. However, just like fashion, music, and politics can often be split into distinct eras, sports too can often be defined by the longer-term trends that occurred during certain time periods. Here are some of the biggest things we saw in sports during the 2000s. Online Sports BettingBetting on sports has always been popular, particularly in competitions like horse racing. However, before

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Halloween Makeup Tips For New Makeup Artists

Halloween is one of the most celebrated holidays, although you might have to get a little bit more creative than you were for the last one. If you will need to wear makeup for your halloween costume, you will want to get it right. And the best part is that, to create a great makeup look, you don’t need to be a pro makeup artist. A few hacks will help you get it right. Also, if you know a good Halloween makeup store then you are better placed because you will easily access most if not every item you

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How to Throw a 1920s Gatsby Party

The Roaring TwentiesEver considered what it was like to be alive during the roaring twenties? The Roaring Twenties, more commonly known as the 1920s, were a decade of contrasts. The First World War had ended in victory, and peace and wealth had returned with it. The battles had proven to be quite profitable for some. During the war, manufacturers and providers of items for the war effort profited and became extremely wealthy, indeed life had never been better for the aristocracy and wealthy classes. In the cities, nightclubs, jazz clubs, cocktail bars and casino themed entertainment thrived. For some, the