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10 Strong And Powerful Female Characters We All Wished We Could Be In The 90s

Growing up in the 90s was a great time. We had the best toys, the most outrageous clothes, and obviously the most amazing music. But the one thing we were really lucky to have was a lot of really amazing, strong, tough, and unique women and girls in our movies and TV shows. While it may seem like a simple thing to some, it's nice to see these cool girls and women who are capable of fighting for themselves, standing up for what they believe, and going against the stereotypical roles that women are always put in. We were lucky

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11 Photos Of Your Teen Crushes That Will Make You Question Your Choices

I know, I know, times have changed. Fashion is different, hairstyles are different, and what counts as "dreamy" is obviously very, very different. But here's the thing, when you look back and remember all the things you used to be obsessed with, the posters that you used to have on your wall, and boys you used to think were your true loves you might find yourself cringing a little bit. Sure, those frosted tips may have been appealing at the time, and all of those mesh shirts may have been the ideal, but when you see it now... oh boy.

Movies

Pixar Has Been Referencing 'The Shining' In Their Movies For Decades, And Here's Why

We all watched Pixar movies when we were growing up. They were family friendly, funny, and full of heart. They were some of the few kids movies that even our parents would enjoy when we put them on. But what you probably never realized was that many of your favorite Pixar movies have an unexpected connection to a horror movie. PixarThat's right, movies like Toy Story, Finding Nemo, and even the recently released movie Coco all have ties back to one of the most iconic horror movies of all time. The Shining came out in 1980 and it influenced a

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'Karate Kid' Stars Are Going Another Round, 34 Years After The Original Movie

Remember learning the important skills that Mr. Miyagi taught us? "Wax on, wax off."Somehow after hearing it enough times it suddenly clicks and then you can become the ultimate Karate Kid in the world. Okay well, at least in that dojo. Johnny Lawrence took on Daniel LaRusso in an epic battle, but in the end, the young grasshopper managed to beat Johnny and earn his respect. Columbia PicturesWell, apparently that respect hasn't lasted, because 34 years later Daniel and Johnny are back.That's right, the original actors are coming back to the roles that made them stars in the

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10 Things That Helped Us All Survive Elementary School In The 90s

Going to elementary school is something that we all had to do, but we all had different experiences. Socially, elementary school was a battlefield. It was exhausting and more dramatic than it needed to be, but at least we all grew up before the internet was a thing. Nowadays kids have to deal with their bullies following them home, at least virtually, and never getting a chance to be alone. Even if it's from their friends, kids should have some time to themselves, right? Disney ChannelWell, when we grew up in the 90s, times were just a lot simpler. Who

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Their Songs Defined The 90s, But Where Are Our Favorite One Hit Wonders Now?

There are so many one hit wonders in the world. It's kind of sad to think about, because they worked hard on that song and it's not really their fault that they didn't stay popular. People's tastes change so quickly, it's almost impossible to keep up. But what happens to these people? When you have a huge song, what do you do after that? Do you go back to work? Do you just live off the money you earned in the 90s? Well, let's take a look at some of our favorite 90s one hit wonders and see what happened

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11 Things Every Kid Who Grew Up With A Horse Obsession Will Remember

It seems as though in every family there is someone who is obsessed with horses. I don't think that this is necessarily specific to the 80s or 90s, but it did seem to gain a little bit of mainstream attention. When I say obsessed, I don't mean the people who would ask for a pony once and then give up, I mean people like my sister who asked for a pony every year until she was old enough to make a presentation as to why she should have a horse. This is a real thing that happened... And it actually

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The Original Aunt Viv Opens Up About Filming The Iconic Dance Scene That Still Takes Our Breath Away

The show Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is definitely one of the most iconic 90s shows. Whether you were a fan of Carlton, Uncle Phil, or Will Smith himself, there were so many great characters. Probably one of the most under appreciated characters is Aunt Vivian. She's tough, shes confident, and she will not take your nonsense. The original Aunt Viv was played by Janet Hubert. The actress starred in the show for the first three seasons, but after some issues working with Smith, she was replaced. However, for a lot of us, Hubert remains the most memorable Aunt Viv, simply

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13 Celebrities Whose Hygiene Habits Are Honestly Revolting

When we think of celebrities, we think of people who live lavish lifestyles and who are always put together. Rarely do we think of them as people who don't shower, don't brush their teeth, and don't flush the toilet. And yet, here we are, ready to do a deep dive into the gross celebrity habits that exist but really shouldn't. 1. Brad Pitt Washes With Baby WipesNils Sautter - FlickrPitt may LOOK like he smells good, but that's only true some of the time. According to the father of six, he just uses baby wipes when he doesn't have time

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10 Stories From 'The Breakfast Club' Set That'll Make You Glad You Never Got Saturday Detention

We all identified with one of them. Whether it was the brain, the athlete, the basket case, the princess, or the criminal, one of those characters felt like they fit our experience.The Breakfast Club has managed to become one of those iconic movies that completely defines a generation, and yet there is still so much we don't know about the movie. Universal PicturesObviously working on a movie set with a bunch of young actors can get a little bit stressful, but some of the things that the cast and crew have revealed about their experience is pretty surprising. Honestly,