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Converse Announces Revival of 1970s-Style Chuck Taylor

In the 1970s, every teen and preteen remembers throwing on their Chuck Taylor shoes before presenting themselves to the world.Converse were one of the trendiest shoe brands across the nation, and are still commonly worn today. Even celebrities such as Hugh Jackman, Tommy Lee, Gisele Bundchen, Michael J. Fox, and the late David Bowie have been spotted wearing the iconic brand.Despite Converse's constantly evolving its style (but maintaining its classic look), the popular shoe brand has announced it will bring back its 1970s-style Chuck Taylor shoes, dubbed "Chuck Taylor All-Star 70 'Vintage' Collection."With more details of the

Music

10 Bands Who Changed Their Names Right Before They Got Famous That Will Make You Wonder "What If"

Listening to music when we were young was basically the most important thing we did. It helped us determine who had the same taste as we did, and obviously who was the coolest. Everyone had a set hierarchy for which bands were the best, but how much did the band name impact your choice? Band names were obviously a very important part of the appeal. They put a lot of effort into picking out the names, but what if they had gone with another option? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet right? Well, now you can

Music

7 Facts About Abba That'll Make You Say "Mamma Mia"

We all grew up listening to ABBA, mostly because our moms were all obsessed. The disco trend was mostly over by our childhoods, but our moms refused to let it go. The catchy melodies and wacky outfits made them seem like a children's show, as long as you didn't pay too much attention to the words. The band is so iconic that their music has been turned into a Broadway musical, which then became a movie starring Meryl Streep. There is even a sequel coming out next year! There are just endless possibilities for this band! But how much do

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10 Foods From Our Childhood We're Surprised Haven't Been Banned By Now

Growing up, we were exposed to a lot of foods we probably shouldn't have been. We didn't necessarily have any of this "all natural organic free range sung to sleep by angels" food that people eat now. We ate what was given to us and didn't worry about the consequences. That being said, there were some pretty questionable foods from back then that are still eaten today, and we're not quite sure why. Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying these foods should go away, I'm just saying I'm surprised they haven't. 1. SPAMEaterAs a general rule of thumbs, I

80s

25 People Magazine Covers That Remind You How Much The World Has Changed

People magazine has had some pretty iconic covers over the years. A trusted source in celebrity news, it can hardly be considered a tabloid. People's reputation is something other magazine covet, and it's been that way for a while. They always have the trending stories, but looking back at some of these covers, it's hard to believe some of these things ever happened!1. This was before the racist rants surfaced.People2. Back when Arnold was just known for his acting.People3. Love lasted until Scientology became a thing.People4. Who on Earth picked Justin Guarini to win?People5. Bruce

Life

10 Things From The '70s We All Had That Are Worth A Fortune Today

We all love a great throwback, but do we own any? If you possess any of these '70s relics, you probably bought them for a few pennies or dollars back in in the day. Now some of these items are worth hundreds, and some are even thousands of dollars! Talk about a good investment!  Check out these 10 vintage items that'll get you searching in your attic, garage, or basement. 10. Alpine Man Pez Dispenser There's two of these. The mustachioed figure in the green Alpine hat can be worth up to $3,000, whereas the clean-shaven man wearing