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The Most Popular Vacation Spots of the 80s

Despite what Hollywood would have you believe, real-life holidays did not always include a trip to Wally World or a 50s style back to the future experience.In reality, a vacation in the 1980s looked like a modern vacation but without the SPF. On the home front, employed Americans took more vacation time than their modern-day counterparts and undoubtedly found it much easier to unwind. So it's more important to your health than ever to take a vacation and make it as memorable as possible.Just because the 1980s are a few decades in the past doesn't mean we can't

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A History of the Golden Age of Arcade Games

Sonic the Hedgehog originally appeared in the world in 1995, during the acid house era. But it's been nearly 40 years since the first arcade games appeared.Since then, the world has changed, and so has the gaming business. Arcade games have come and gone, handheld consoles have appeared, died out, and then reappeared, and now mobile phones have monopolized the gaming market.Let's take a long detailed look at where it all started and see where the games we've all grown to love came from.Where It StartedVideo games first became popular in the 1950s, but it wasn't until

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80’s Teenage Problems One Cannot Imagine Nowadays

The 80s is a legendary time for millions of people all over the world. Modern adults had their childhood and teenage years exactly during this period. What challenges did they face? How did the everyday life of a teen of the 80s differ from the modern one? It’s time to find the answers.Four TV Channels One of the most amazing things of the 80s was TV. Just imagine, during this time there were only a few channels you could choose to watch. Every evening all the family members stuck to the screen watching soap operas or pop TV

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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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Five 1980s Slapstick Comedies Everyone Should Watch

What ever happened to slapstick comedy?Slapstick comedy, sometimes referred to as physical comedy, was once a staple of both stage and the small and big screens. Prominent comedians like Chris Farley relied heavily upon slapstick comedy in order to get laughs out of their audiences, but they themselves were taking after physical comedians who traced their careers to the days of Old Hollywood. Perhaps one of the first onscreen physical comedians was Buster Keaton, a silent film star and former vaudeville performer who translated his remarkable knack of physical feats into deadpan comedy.Keaton was a huge success, with

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What Las Vegas Casinos Were Like in the '80s

Las Vegas might be enduring a tough time right now, but history says Sin City will bounce back.Vegas has gone through periods where its future appears to be in doubt before only to come out the other side a lot stronger, though it has been saddening to see it as a virtual ghost town.We love the 1980s here, so we decided to take a look at what Vegas casinos were like then - this story of reinvention could show the path forward for Sin City.A crisis of identityThe 1980s was a strange time for Vegas. The decade

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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

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The Best Movie-themed Slot Machines

There are lots of ways to spend your free time. Lots of people watch movies to relax, while others open slot machines. Yet, what if you like both of these activities? Then you can access the casino, get the first deposit bonus in Canada and choose a movie-themed slot machine. Here are the most popular ones.RamboA series of legendary action movies starring Sylvester Stallone did not leave indifferent the iSoftBet developers. Impressed by the heroic exploits of John Rambo, the developers created a slot with the same name in 2013. Among the advantages of the game note the quality

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Technology in Education (The 1980s)

Most recently, seeing developments in technology has not been regarded as much of an achievement. People see new technologies every now and then, which has led to these discoveries not being perceived as exciting. The entire world has come a long way from the first use of technology in education. In the 80s, people regarded every development as a huge achievement as digital technology was still at its grassroots levels. Here is a breakdown of the most common technologies that were popular back then and how they were used in the educational sector:Paperboy2016, CC0, via Wikimedia CommonsThe rise of