The History of the Flowbee

Man using flowbee

You might be overdue for a haircut, but you cannot go out of your house because of lockdown in your area or some other reason. Even if you have a good pair of scissors, it’s not so simple to cut your hair yourself to your liking. Have you heard of the Flowbee? … Read more

The History of “I Can Has Cheezburger?” Website

cat sitting on books

Imagine a world without cats – what would it be? The world would be less exciting, less fascinating, and less fun. Cats are here for a reason. You already know that the ancient Egyptians worshipped them as gods. Nowadays, cats still rule – but this time on cyberspace. The website I Can … Read more

What Was the Deal with Antenna Balls?

yellow smiley face antenna ball

Fads come and go, yet they seem to have affected almost everything. And they spare nothing – not even the world of automobiles. Along with the latest automobile innovations of the time comes a history of curious fads and bizarre inventions. It’s amusing to think that many people will do anything for … Read more

The History of the Beanie Babies

Beanie Babies plush toy dog

At some point during the 1990s, you probably had at least one or a couple of Beanie Babies. Or perhaps you were one of those who caught on the Beanie Babies frenzy, hunting down for every remaining available one on the store shelves as soon as they became “retired” from the market. … Read more

Nostalgic Toys: Wacky WallWalker

Wacky WallWlalker as a cereal box prize

If you grew up in the ’80s, you probably had Wacky WallWalkwers. These sticky and creepy crawling gummy toys were some of the hottest toys during that decade. The Walky WallWalker is a simple idea – an eight-legged, octopus-shaped rubber contraption that sticks to the wall after you throw it. Yet 80’s … Read more

Interesting Facts about the Snuggie

a woman wearing a blue Snuggie

The idea behind the Snuggie is simple – a body-length blanket with sleeves that resembles a bathrobe, only meant to be worn backwards (e.g., with the opening in the back). While the Snuggie was meant to be a gag gift, buyers were attracted to the idea of a sleeved blanket that would … Read more

A Brief Story of The iFart

A Brief Story of The iFart

The early days of the iPhone and the App Store were also the glory days of novelty apps. It meant that we wouldn’t just be able to make calls or send text messages to someone wherever we went. We would also be able to play games with them – and also play … Read more