Portable music playing devices are incredibly popular and common in todays society. Smartphones have allowed us to take music with us wherever we go but there once was a time when this was not possible. Portable audio cassette/tape players were first introduced in the late 70s when cassette tapes where popular. When you think of […]
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Show off your love for 90s cartoons with this totally rad mashup Nicktoons t shirt! The cartoons include characters from Hey Arnold!, Rugrats, Aaahh! Real Monsters, The Angry Beavers, Rocko’s Modern Life, Ren & Stimpy, The Wild Thornberrys. We just can’t believe that Doug isn’t include on the t-shirt!
TO INFINITY AND BEYOND! The 1995 film “Toy Story” became an instant classic and has been seen by every 90s kid. Interestingly when the movie came out in 1995, Disney officials weren’t expecting the movie to generate such a huge demand for toy sales. So when christmas rolled around they weren’t able to keep with with demand […]
Founded in 1981 by Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, and Jam Master Jay, the hip-hop group from Queens, New York called themselves RUN D.M.C. They are known for propelling hip hop culture and music from the very beginning. Their popularity exploded in the 1980s and influenced many future hip hop artists for future generations to come.
Invented first as a wallpaper cleaner in the 1930s, it was later repurposed into a modeling compound when a classroom full of children started playing with it in the 50s. After realizing the products’ full potential, in 1956 it was demonstrated at an educational convention and it sparked a lot of interest. Sales exploded, and to […]
Enjoy a refreshing 24 pack of throwback Dr Pepper Soda made with real pure cane sugar and taste the difference. Did you know that Dr. Pepper has been around since the 1880s? Today almost all soda drinks are made with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Many claim that you can actually taste the more subtle […]
How many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie pop? According to an engineering team who built a licking machine at Purdue University, it takes an average of 364 licks to get to the center. Tootsie roll pops are the world’s number 1 selling candy filled lollipop. Tootsie pops have been loved […]
Unfortunately the yellow Livestrong bracelet fad was killed off by Lance Armstrong… to this day I don’t think I’ve seen anyone wear one for over 3 years. The Livestrong bracelets represent cancer-patient support, and are actually still available for sale today. Proceeds from the bracelets help fund cancer research.
Almost every kid growing up has played with a Slinky. Whether it was the metal ones that kids in the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s grew up with, or the cheaper less cooler plastics versions that the 90s, and millennium kids had growing up. One thing we know for sure though, it was nearly impossible to get […]