This Carl's Jr. commercial from 1997 features two hippies who talk like Jeff Spicoli from Fast Times at Ridgemont High, and tell the tale of how they invented the lava lamp: They were eating Carl's Jr. burgers on the couch one day, when some sauce spilled off a burger and into their goldfish's bowl. They stare at the bowl together, bewildered. Then, they get the genius idea to make lamps that resemble the fish bowl full of sauce-globs.
This 10-minute video of customers placing orders at a Starbucks in Seattle in 2023 doesn't look too different than today. Not much has changed, but there are a few giveaways: People are using cash to buy things No one has a phone No one is hogging a table with a laptop (because no wi-fi!) Thumbnail… READ THE REST
People love to hate Barney, the purple dinosaur ubiquitous in the 1990s thanks to the "Barney & Friends" show on public television in the US. Indeed, "I Love You, You Hate Me" is the title of a new two-part documentary about the show and the fiery anti-Barney sentiment that arose at the time. From Variety:… READ THE REST
Wiby is a search engine comprised of web pages that take us back to the early days of the internet when just-for-fun web pages were more commonplace. It also helps vintage computers to browse the internet, because the pages indexed on Wiby work well on them. My favorite way to browse Wiby is to click… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The holiday season is in full swing, and now's your last chance to get gifts in time! That's why you should consider giving a special someone in your life the EP Light Galaxy… READ THE REST
Sometimes, the holidays sneak up on us. You have to buy someone a present, but you don't know what to get them — and of course, there's the fear it won't show up on time to be under the tree Christmas morning. That's why our Last Chance sale is an excellent opportunity. It provides great… READ THE REST