Tag Archives | nostalgia

10 Throwback School Supplies That Were the Most Fun to Score

Your love of all things organization was likely ingrained way back in elementary school. Here are 10 old-school supplies that were the most fun to score. Read more »
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Why The Baby-Sitters Club Was the Perfect Y.A. Series

Does the sight of those block letters make your inner tween clap with glee, too? Read more »
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Admit It: You Wore These Hair Embellishments Back in the Day

Butterfly clips, barrettes, scrunchies, fierce headbands: These were the essential accessories of our youth. Read more »
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What Did Your Childhood Stickers Collection Look Like?

Did you collect Scratch 'n Sniff stickers as a kid, or did you prefer something else? Read more »
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S’more to Love: Vintage Summer Camp Photos

As a kid, there was one thing in the year that I looked forward to more than anything else: summer camp. To ring in August's arrival, I thought it would be fun to celebrate summer's last hurrah with some of the internet's best vintage camp photos. Read more »
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A Technological Take on a Fave Childhood Toy, the Etch A Sketch

Ready for a nostalgic throwback? Meet Itch A Skitch, a just-for-fun site with an HTML5-powered Etch A Sketch clone that allows you to sketch, save, and share your creations using just a few pecks of your keyboard and clicks of your mouse, giving your doodled masterpieces an option of permanence that didn't exist when we were tykes. Read more »

Style Icon: Wednesday’s Child Is Full of Fashion!

She’s creepy and she’s kooky, for sure! But one thing the famed theme song left out was Wednesday Addams’ seriously scary knack for style! From her impeccably braided coiffure and moon-shaped, ghastly pale face to her grimly hued garb, she …

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Style Icon: The Peanuts Gang


Image from Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don’t Come Back!!) by Charles M. Schulz.

We’re absolutely nuts about Peanuts! Charles Schulz’s lovable band of illustrated misfits has been warming hearts since the 1950s, and, with a slew of comic …

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The Best Pac-Man Game Ever

Doo deet doo da doo doo doo! If you share our dorky weakness for classic arcade games, you’ll love French-Swiss artist Guillame Reymond’s Pac-Man Stop Animation. Shot in Switzerland’s Trafo Cinema, this giant game was simulated by “111 human …

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Stuff We Miss: Anthropomorphic Cartoon Heroes

Recently, my friend wrote in an e-mail that ModCloth was “ridiculously ‘jawesome!’” Where did this term originate? If you know the nostalgic roots of “jawesome,” then you’re one ‘shark’ individual. It was coined by a troupe of crime-fighting half-man/half-sharks from …

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