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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

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Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of the 1980s

Heavy Metal is one of the most popular genres of music in the world. This was especially big in the 1980s when it was common to see kids with long hair and black t-shirts listening to heavy metal. This was also the era when a lot of heavy metals lived like true rockstars with extravagant lifestyles. These acts would tour all over the world playing to packed stadiums.The heavy metal lifestyle was known to be that of decadence with a lot of sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll. If you wanted to know how to become a high roller,

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Gaming in the 80's

For those that experienced the 80’s, its hard to forget the fond memories of being able to wear bright neon clothes, making mix tapes and working out with Jane Fonda. And for those born after this golden decade, it’s clear to see that the 80’s is still having an impact on future generations, with today’s teens still listening to Bon Jovi whilst fashion stores such as Asos and Topshop are bringing back 80’s fashion style. However, one aspect of the 80’s that was most iconic was the culture of gaming. With the likes of

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Top Education Technologies Students in 80s Could Only Dream About

The world of technologies is developing at railway speed. More and more innovative software and services appear on the market each day. The students all over the world can benefit from using the Internet and digital libraries, as well as study at college or university remotely. Which technologies were not available to students in the 80s? Let’s discover the best apps and services that can be used by modern students only. Paper writing solutionsIs it possible to get my papers done with no effort? Who can do my homework for me cheap? Can anyone do my homework online? These