Life

10 Things We Did In The School Bathroom, Besides Actually Using It

It's awfully sad how much I enjoyed going to the school bathroom. There was so much to do there, that is if it didn't smell disgusting. Most of the time they smelled like cleaning products, which wasn't the worst thing ever. If you think about it, we spent a lot of time in school bathrooms, but what did we actually do there? Here are 10 things we did in a school bathroom, aside from actually using it for its intended purpose. 1. Using it as a hideoutBlinvy's Teenage WastelandWhen the weather wasn't great or you just needed some

90s

10 Stores From The '90s That Will Make You Miss Hanging Out At The Mall

Every kid loves hanging out at the mall. It's the perfect excuse to see your friends, snack on some greasy food, and best of all, run amok in stores that were awesome to just browse.These 10 stores haven't been around for some time, but even just seeing their entrances is enough to take us back to the 90s.The Sharper ImageImgurSure it still exists online, but browsing pinball machines I'll never buy in a million years just doesn't feel as interesting when it's not in person.Sam GoodyBy Punkrawker4783 [Public domain], from Wikimedia CommonsWhen you needed the best new

Fads

The Origin Of The Most Unusual Fad Of The 90s Proves It's Much More Than A Flash In The Pan

We all remember that one kid on the playground who was slapping around a stick as though it was the most impressive thing in the universe. Sure, it probably required a decent amount of skill, but the Devil Sticks fad died out fairly quickly and we all moved on to the next great craze. But the truth is, Devil Sticks aren't just a 90s thing. They actually started over a century before they became a craze on every playground in the country. The Origin Of Devil SticksIt's hard to know the exact origin of Devil Sticks, mostly because they go

Life

Don't Freak Out, But Toy Story Land Is Happening

YOU. GUYS. I hope you've got some money in the bank and vacation days ready to be taken, because Disney is opening Toy Story Land and it's about to get real. Admittedly, this isn't breaking news. In 2015, Disney announced they'd be unveiling an 11-acre park dedicated entirely to Toy Story. "Toy Story Land will invite guests to step into the whimsical world of Pixar Animation Studios' blockbuster films where playtime stretches longer than a Slinky Dog. Guests will feel like they've shrunk to the size of a toy as they play in Andy's backyard with their favorite Toy Story

School

8 Memories We All Have From Elementary School Lunch Time

Elementary school lunches were something that I will never forget. I have no idea why they were so memorable, but they are what I remember most from school. 1. Halloween trade-off.Ah November 1st, National Candy Trade-Off Day. This was the one day a year that every kid would come to school with a lunch box full of candy, and whatever your mom packed you underneath it, which did not matter. If you were smart, you brought all the candy you got from the night before that you hated. Everyone traded off, and the best candy went to the highest

90s

10 90s Hair Accessories That We Would Travel Back In Time To Stop

Hands up if you grew up in the 90s! Congratulations, you got to live through the greatest decade ever. It was bright, it was colorful, and we had a lot of fun. Sure, most of us were still in our pre-pubescent years or maybe our early teens, but you know what, we loved it. The one thing that still stands out, was the fashion and the style. There were absolutely a few definitive looks that went along with the 90s, and they all involved some weird tools to make them happen. Whether you wanted to braid your hair, crimp it,

Fads

The Y2K Bug Was Actually Much Worse Than We All Remember

History has a funny way of playing tricks on our memory, and the Y2K bug is a good example.The famous computer glitch was devilishly simple: experts worried that computers and programs using a two-digit date system would flip their lids in the year 2000 - when their systems read "00."You probably remember the almost-hysterical panic some people felt before New Year's Eve 1999. Grocery stores across the country noticed more people buying canned goods and bottled water.These days, if we remember Y2K at all, it's remembered as history's greatest anticlimax. The new year came, things were alright,

Fads

10 Trends From The 90s We Would All Really Like To Forget

Listen, we can all reminisce about the 90s until we are blue in the face, but there were some fads that just were a little bit... well, bizarre, is the best way to put it. No decade can claim that they were free from the crazy flash fads that seemed to come and go before anyone could really understand what was going on, but the 90s sure did have some weird ones. How many do you remember? 1. Chain WalletsYou couldn't trust anyone back in the 90s. You had to make sure those things were secured properly into your pocket,

Retro

Vintage Pictures From Old Bowling Alleys That'll Strike You Right In The Nostalgia

Bowling was the birthday party excursion every kid wanted. If you weren't going bowling, then what was the point of even having a party? Bowling alleys have advanced since we were kids, but I bet your parents would tell you that even the ones we went to were considered advanced to them. These are some vintage photos of old bowling alleys that will make you not only nostalgic, but also a little bit thankful we don't have to deal with it. You had to keep score, there was no machine to do it for you.Joe Herring Jr. I hope