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15 Things From Your Childhood Kids Today Won't Believe

The differences between our childhoods and those of kids today are mind-blowing. We grew up on the fence of both generations. A lot of us would prefer to use technology today, but we still understand the importance of playing outside or turning the phones off for a night. The generations after us have it pretty easy, to be honest. We paved the way for some truly useful inventions. Scroll through this list of things from your childhood and try to imagine kids today doing them! Odds are they would need a hand. 1. Going to Blockbuster and picking out ONE

90s

Bet You Totally Forgot These Hollywood Stars Were In "Are You Afraid Of The Dark"

It was the most haunting show of our childhood. "Are You Afraid Of The Dark?" gave us bone-chilling stories that could legit happen in our lives. And on a school night, no less. The cast was made up of a group of friends, The Midnight Society, who would gather around a campfire and submit scary stories for approval. #SquadGoals for real. But the scariest part of this show was just how many A-List (okay maybe some B-List) celebrities were on it. These people sure have come a long way from their Midnight Society Days.Daniel DeSantosDeSantos played Tucker, Ross' annoying

90s

All 90s Kids Will Remember These 12 Iconic Lizzie McGuire Moments

Lizzie McGuire was a staple for any 90s child. It may not have aired then, but if you were born in the 90s, then you absolutely grew up watching Lizzie and her BFFs navigate the trials and tribulations of middle school. Hilary Duff was our style icon, and now she's 29 years old which makes US feel old. But in honor of her birthday, we wanted to look back at some of our favorite Lizzie moments. Here they are, in no particular order. Because frankly, any Lizzie McGuire moment was iconic and not to be forgotten. This list could probably

Life

90's Things We All Wish Were Still Socially Acceptable

If chokers can make a comeback, why can't something else?The 90's were filled with a myriad of incredible trends with enough variety to please everyone. But when Y2K happened, it's like no one ever cared about jelly shoes and slap bracelets anymore. Things changed, man. People got tech-savvy and everyone started paying attention to personal style and what's "cool." Here are some of our favorite things from the 90's that we wish still had a place in our world.1. Yelling "NOT!" after complimenting someone.The ultimate roast. The ol' switcharoo. Making someone think you complimented them and then

90s

12 Facts About "The Truman Show" That Were Not Adopted By A Movie Studio

You could make a solid case for The Truman Show as Jim Carrey's best film. If it's not #1, it's at least in the top three. We saw a new side of Carrey that we weren't used to: a serious one. Sure, there were humorous moments in the film, the point was to make you think, not laugh. It's been 20 years since The Truman Show was released, and even though everyone knew about Truman's life, they probably didn't know these facts. Paramount Pictures1. Pay CutIMDbAt the time, Jim Carrey was coming off blockbuster hits like Ace Ventura, and his

90s

11 Facts About "The Secret World Of Alex Mack" That Won't Turn You Into Goo

Who said being doused in a mysterious chemical was bad? Not Alex Mack! The Secret World of Alex Mack was one of the longer running Nickelodeon shows, even if you don't remember it. With 78 episodes over four season, people tuned in to watch this 12-year-old-turned-science-experiment live a secret life and be the target of an evil chemical company. Here are something things about The Secret World of Alex Mack that aren't covered in goo. 1. One of a KindAOLOver 300 girls auditioned for the role of Alex Mack. Co-creator and producer, Thomas W. Lynch, says he didn't want a

90s

10 Awful Truths Kids From The '90s Are Only Just Realizing Now

Growing up in the 90s, we had a lot of lies told to us. For example, "I did not have sexual relations with that woman." Didn't you though, Bill?However, there are some more subtle things from our childhoods that we're just starting to come around to, and some of them have me SHOOK (did I used that right? I can never tell). 1. That "farm" wasn't a real place. When I was young, my caregiver had a litter of bunnies. I wasn't allowed to take one home (because my parents were smarter than that) but I got to choose

80s

Super Mario Is Coming To The Big Screen, And Hopefully It's Better Than The Last Time

Super Mario was an important part of everyone's childhood. Hours were spent playing games on our N64s, Super Nintendos and Game Boys, trying to navigate our way through the Mushroom Kingdom. Business InsiderOf course, we all got a little too excited when it was announced that our favorite Italian plumbing brothers were getting their own TV show in 1990. We probably should have waited until after we saw it...because hoo boy, it was bad. Family ChannelIn 1993, we were subjected to the movie Super Mario Bros. starring John Leguizamo and Bob Hoskins. To say it was sub par would