Nostalgia

SodaStream's See-Through Model Looks Just Like That Clear Phone Every '90s Kid Wanted

You'd be hard-pressed to find a generation more nostalgic about their childhoods than kids of the 1980s and 1990s.

This Beer Is Inspired By ‘Nickelodeon Guts’

If Generation Y (that’s the early end of millennials, in case you prefer buzzier terminology) has taught us anything, it’s that nostalgia is big business. From Saved By the Bell pop-up diners to Ecto Cooler reboots, America’s thirty-somethings have plenty of opportunities to indulge in and relive their childhoods.

Want to Save Necco Wafers? The Former CEO Is Looking for Donations

As the 1988 hair metal band Cinderella taught us, “You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone.” The moral is that we tend to take things for granted until we don’t have them any longer, and that’s certainly been the case with Necco candy.

Nintendo Will Warp Its Way into Universal Studios

If Harry Potter and The Simpsons weren’t enough for you, Universal Studios is about to get a little more nostalgic with the addition of a Nintendo-themed attraction. Teased last May and officially confirmed and announced today, Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto and Universal Creative’s Mark Woodbury appear in a video previewing the the coming collaboration. The Nintendo world will allow visitors to immerse themselves in classics like Super Mario Bros.

Taco Bell Is About to Release An Airheads White Mystery Drink

Say what you will about Taco Bell, but someone there has the golden touch when it comes to food gimmicks. The most recent numbers we can find say that the Mexican fast food joint has sold over one billion Doritos Locos tacos and the Cheetos burrito can’t be far behind.

The Ghostly Disappearance and Re-emergence of Ecto Cooler

Yes, it's back, but did it really go away?

Crystal Pepsi Is Back Again, Again!

For lovers of vintage soda brands, 2015 was an absolute coup. The Coca-Cola cult classic Surge finally returned store shelves for the first time in over a decade.

The California Raisins: The Rise to Wrinkled Stardom

In 1986 the term "viral" didn't exist in its current context of describing a media phenomenon. But if it had, surely we'd have been applied to the remarkable ascent of a bunch of humble, dried grapes from advertising mascots to pop culture icons. The California Raisins were the product of an exacerbated ad team, a few broken rules, and the execution of a fascinating visual art form. Even if you weren't alive to see the advertisements, TV specials or listen to the charting singles, three decades later you've still most certainly heard about The California Raisins through the grapevine.

This Ball Pit Bar Is Like A Chuck E. Cheese for Adults

We don’t want to grow up and apparently we don’t have to. In San Francisco, Forward Motion, a Bay Area non-profit that claims to “help individuals live out their dreams,” recently indulged our collective state of arrested development that in the past has included activities like adult kickball and “camp for grownups,” with a bar housed in a Chuck E. Cheese-esque ballpit.

What could possibly go wrong?

If You Want a Crystal Pepsi It's Going to Cost You

Earlier this month, it sounded like a Crystal Pepsi fan’s dream come true (there are Crystal Pepsi fans out there right?). Not only was Crystal Pepsi making a comeback, but you could get it for free! Yes, Pepsi announced that they’d be giving away 13,000 six-packs to users of the Pepsi Pass app and that the classic soda that hadn’t been made in over two decades would be shipped in time for Christmas.