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13 Christmas gifts for 90s kids

Lauren Bravo Buying Guides 2 Comments

Unless you've recently been dug up with the Blue Peter time capsule or victim of a serious malfunction involving Bernard's Watch, you'll probably have noticed that the 90s are back – and they're everywhere. As we all know Christmas and nostalgia go together like PJ and Duncan, take some inspiration for your gift list from the decade…

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First love: me, myself and iPod

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Last week, we discovered that Apple has quietly killed the iPod classic. While I shrug off the news of most tech deaths with a ‘que sera, sera’, circle-of-life-ish pragmatism, this one has unleashed a wave of nostalgia that I wasn’t quite ready for. I’ve fallen into a Spotify hole and not climbed out for three…

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Pouting, Paint & Contrast: an ode to Myspace selfies #PhotoWeek

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Warning: this article features examples of extreme pretension and self-promotion. Readers of a weak disposition may wish to consult their GP before continuing. We know by now that selfies have been around for longer than we have. There’s Robert Cornelius’ first effort back in 1839, the Edwardian lady with her Kodak Brownie and at least…

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Phones used in Seinfeld, Saved by the Bell, Friends and The Office

8 Retro sitcom storylines that couldn’t happen today: Seinfeld, Saved by the Bell, Friends

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Another week, another reason to feel ancient. Just as we’d got over the fact Monica and Chandler are now old enough to go on Saga cruises and that it’s been a whole decade since Lindsay Lohan fell head-first into that bin, a new pop culture milestone arrives to plunge us all into a feedback loop…

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Playboy back catalogue hits iPad in spirit of "nostalgia and affinity"

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The entire Playboy back catalogue is now available on the iPad. That's right, every playmate, every article and every vintage ad from the magazine's 57 year long history can be viewed on your very own iPad, for $8 a month. Apple doesn't allow porn in the App Store, but Playboy is getting around this by…

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Do you remember what you used to believe?

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Being a kid was great; there were no responsibilities, no deadlines, and the most pressure you had to deal with was deciding if your mum would know if you stole the plastic toy from the Frosties box before you ate your way down to it. Sadly for most of us that era has passed, but…

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