The most popular fads from decades past Find out what was popular when your parents were kids, or take a nostalgic trip down memory lane from your own childhood:
The most popular fads from decades past Find out what was popular when your parents were kids, or take a nostalgic trip down memory lane from your own childhood: Angry Birds A mobile game from Finland where you slingshot a bird into bunch of pigs to try to knock them down.
Bottle Flipping The "sport" of flipping a partially-filled plastic water bottle and trying to make it land upright. Cash Mobs A form of Flash Mob where a group of people who assemble at a local business to buy things, to support the local businesses and community.
It can also be used to raise money for a cause. Cronuts A cream-filled cross between a croissant and a doughnut that hungry New Yorkers waited in line up to 2 hours for each morning.
Created by baker Dominique Ansel inhe set a limit of 2 per customer and only baked them early in the morning. Cupcake Stores Fueled by the growing popularity of cupcakes in the s and cupcake reality shows Cupcake Wars, Cupcakes Girls, DC Cupcakescupcake stores started appearing in most major cities throughout the US.
Dabbing A simple dance move of triumph or playfulness, where a person drops their head into the bent crook of a slanted arm, while raising their opposite arm in a parallel direction but out straight; both arms are pointed to the side and at an upward angle.
Dog Shaming also Kid Shaming and Baby Shaming An internet meme where a dog owner creates a sign to describe a bad thing the dog has done like "I chewed on the pillow"and takes a photo of the dog wearing the sign or with the placed next to the dog, and then posts it online.
Draw Something A mobile app game similar to Pictionary, where you draw something and your opponent tries to guess what it is. Grew virally from people challenging their friends on Facebook.
Dubstep A type of electronic dance music that originated in London in the late s, but did not enter the mainstream until when American dubstep producer Skrillex achieved commercial success.
Fidget Spinners Pocket-size metal spinning toys. James about the relationship between college graduate Anastasia Steele and young business magnate Christian Grey.
It unexpectedly became the fastest selling paperback of all time, even though it received mixed reviews from the critics many people said it was badly written, full of cliches and clunky prose.
Food Trucks A way for the on-the-go person to grab a quick bite at a low cost. Most major cities have dozens of food trucks parked throughout the downtown area offering gourmet burgers, lobster rolls, tacos, desserts, and much more.
Pretty soon national chains like Pinkberry and Orange Leaf had stores all over the country. The accompanying video, featuring Psy doing amusing horse-riding-like dance moves, became the first YouTube video ever to reach a billion views, and ignited a worldwide dance craze.
The phrase "Gangnam Style" refers to the lavish and upscale lifestyle associated with the trendsetting Gangnam District of Seoul.
GIF Animations Animated GIFs became a part of web in the s, from their use in banner ads to glittery hearts to dancing babies and hamsters, but over the years began to be they hated by most internet users.
Then suddenly in they became a craze again possibly due to popularity of Vine, which people use to create video loopswith millions of people posting more sophisticated animated GIFs on photo sites such as Tumblr, Twitter, and Facebook.
Grumpy Cat A cat who became Internet famous in due to her grumpy facial expression, which is a result of feline dwarfism.
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Her real name is Tardar Sauce and she was born in It combines elements from other previous movements such as beatnicks, hippies, punk, emo, and grunge.
There is no universal definition of a hipster, but one sweeping generalization would be "Artsy kids who hang out in coffee shops using Mac computers.
How do you drown a Hipster? How did the hipster burn his tongue? He ate his pizza before it was cool. Homeade Slime Kids make it themselves using shaving cream, glue, laundry detergent, borax, water, food coloring, and similar household items.
Mannequin Challenge People remain frozen in action like mannequins while a moving camera films them to post to YouTube. Their chant of "We are the 99 percent" led to many national conversations about economic inequality and wealth distribution i.
The protesters illegally slept in sleeping bags, tents, or under blankets as they took up temporary residence in the park. These protests soon spread to other cities, but by the end of the movement had pretty much died out.
Planking Lying face down with both hands touching the sides of your body, like a wooden plank, usually done in an unusual and original location. Planking photos became popular for a few years on Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr and other photo sites. Rainbow Loom A crafting kit for kids that uses hooks and rubber bands to make colorful bracelets and lanyards.
It was invented in by Cheong Choon Ng, who had a degree in mechanical engineering, to help his daughters more easily make bracelets out of rubber bands.s Fads - The Yo-Yo.
While not invented in the s it became very popular in this decade and boy was it fun! Read about fads from the past: hula hoops, disco dancing, pet rocks, goldfish swallowing, flagpole sitting, streaking, Rubik's Cubes, 3D movies, and more.
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For most of the decade, s fashion in Europe, Oceania, Asia, and America was defined by a return to minimalist fashion in contrast to the more elaborate and flashy trends of the s. One notable shift in the western world was the mainstream adoption of tattoos, body piercings aside from ear piercing and to a much lesser extent, other forms of body modification such as branding.
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