Life

10 Toys We Were All Obsessed With, Until We Finally Got Them

When we were kids, we wanted everything, and I mean everything, that was considered "cool." We had the latest Pokemon cards, board games, video game consoles, and anything else that we could brag about. But not all toys were cool for very long. The fun seemed to die out right after we got them, which coincided with the next big toy that was introduced to the market. Here are 10 toys we were obsessed with and had to beg our parents to buy us... But tell me why I still want these again today! 1. Wooden Pick Up SticksThrowbacksGet it

Retro

Waterbed Inventor Thinks They're Due For A Comeback

If you're a child of the '70s or '80s - or your home is in serious need of some renovations - you know what it's like to sleep on a water bed.While we can't deny sinking into the water is comfy, most of us wouldn't trade our old-fashioned mattress for one of these kitschy models. But people did buy them in droves, with waterbeds accounting for 15% of the mattress market in 1986. Houston Librarian / YouTubeToday, waterbeds make up only a measly 5% of mattress sales, but the man behind the fad is looking to put them back in

80s

Perms Are Back In Style, And No We're Not Kidding

We all remember the days of the perm. They were a crunchier time, a frizzier time, a time when your hair could fall out at any second. All it took was a slightly distracted hair stylist and then boom, bald spot. Perms get a bad rap, probably because they were a little bit of a nightmare about 99% of the time. In the 80s, everyone seemed to have one of these iconic hairstyles. They were big, they were frizzy, and they required a lot of maintenance, but for some reason we all wanted one. VH1A lot of us begged our

80s

Looking Back At 80s Arcades Will Make You Want To Time Travel Because Nothing Will Ever Be Better

Wanting to play a video game in the 80s meant that you had to physically leave your house and go somewhere dedicated to playing them. It wasn't anything like the way we play games now, where all we have to do is turn on the TV or even just look at our phones. Back then, we had to grab all the quarters we could find and bike down to the local arcade and then wait patiently for our turn. Obviously times have changed, but the excitement of going to the arcade is something we still remember. Sure, there are still

80s

20 Poochie Toys And Accessories That Will Make You Flash Back To Your Childhood

Some toys manage to gain such a huge following that looking back, seems a bit excessive. For example, we all had to own a yo-yo, but why? Its just a piece of plastic on a string. Or the mayhem that surrounded Cabbage Patch Kids, they were just dolls right? Wrong. They were an icon of society. Another one of those toys that we all became inexplicably obsessed with was Poochie. What's a Poochie? Well obviously it was only one of the very best toys in all the world! If you grew up in the 80s, then you will absolutely remember

Fashion

The 80s And 90s Were Two Of The Most Unique Decades, But Which Was More Stylish - You Decide

Some people claim that the 80s had the best style, while others are convinced that the 90s were the superior choice. It's hard to know who is the real champion if you are just going by memory, so let's remind you of some of the real standouts for both decades. Now, to be fair, it's twenty years of fashion, so obviously not every trend will be covered, there are way too many, but we will give you some of the more popular options to help you make your choice! Let's get started. Who had the better hair? The 80s would

Fads

Meet The Woman Behind The Pattern That Defined The '90s

If you grew up in the '90s, you probably share a lot of strong memories with other '90s kids.From fashion to smells, there's almost nothing that can't give us flashbacks of our childhood. But one of the mostly strangely evocative trips down memory lane comes when we look at those plastic solo cups with the purple and blue designs.ThisIsWhyImBrokeThese disposable cups were everywhere in the '90s, and they fit right in with the bizarre designs of places like out favorite fast food restaurant. But, against all odds, the design is still around, and still selling like hot cakes

80s

These 6 Totally Bitchin' Facts About "Valley Girl" Are So Whatever

Like, remember when everyone in the 90s totally spoke as if they just like, stepped out of Cali? It was seriously grody, right?Well thankfully we have moved on from this time in our lives, but if you ever wanted to take a spin down memory lane, there is no better time capsule of eye-rolling goodness than 90s low-budget flick Valley Girl. Check out these facts that are like, zlint to the max!A Rose By Any Other NameFilm School RejectsThe cult classic was a definite remake of the famous play Romeo and Juliet. Makes you wonder about the ending