1980s

How To Dress For Christmas Party Season

The clocks have gone back, which can only mean one thing: winter is here. The nights have drawn in and we’re ready to draw them out with a host of …

Christmas

Game of Thrones-inspired pieces for a bold, new interiors look

A growing band of designers are delving into ancient Greek, Roman and Norse mythology, while creatives with fertile imaginations are dreaming up …

Modern Art

Polar 3D Acquires Interest in Makers Empire to Continue Bringing 3D Printing Technology Education to Schools

As more applications for 3D printing continue to surface, it’s more important than ever to train the future workforce on how to use the technology – …

3D Printing

The History of Kids Swearing in Movies and TV

Foul-mouthed movie kids reached their glorious peak in the eighties.<p>By<p>Nov 03 2017, 7:26 PM<p>Updated Nov 06 2017, 8:03 AM<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>In the first ten …

Parenting

Celebrity First Dates fans left ‘confused’ as show knocks six years off of Sinitta’s age

Celebrity First Dates viewers were left baffled after spotting a blunder which saw Sinitta’s age reduced by six years.<p>The So Macho songstress was on …

Dating

Canberra's dedicated eighties bar 88mph is opening Friday

Get the shoulder pads ready - 88mph, Canberra's first dedicated eighties bar, is opening Friday night.<p>The owners know how to pull off a good theme - …

Australian News

An era-spanning Ikea exhibition is set to open in London

Design gems and horrors from the past three decades are on display at the store's exhibition

London

Revisit INSPECTOR GADGET, NINJA TURTLES, and More in TOTALLY AWESOME: THE GREATEST CARTOONS OF THE EIGHTIES (Exclusive)

Being an adult means putting aside childish passions of yore and acting your age. That’s why we know we can’t indulge in something as trivial as …

Cartoons

The Five Weirdest Guitars of the Eighties

In their new video, Guitar Nerds—a U.K.-based website for guitar fans (and nerds, we reckon)—has taken a look at the five weirdest guitars from the …

Guitar

Get Ready For The Broad x Basquiat With This Epic Eighties Themed Playlist By DJ Rashida

The Broad is known in Los Angeles for their epic Summer Happenings series, a merging of what's happening in the world of underground music and …

Music

Thor: Ragnarok 1980s Trailer Returns to the Age of VHS

A new take on the <b>Thor: Ragnarok</b> trailer brings the movie’s stars and special effects back to the 1980s. From the reveal of the logo for <i>Ragnarok</i>, it …

Superheroes

One week ago Hurricane Irma was approaching North Florida. Today, gorgeous blue skies and temperatures in the high 80s for Jaguars-Titans.

One week ago Hurricane Irma was approaching North Florida. Today, gorgeous blue skies and temperatures in the high 80s for Jaguars-Titans.

Hurricane Irma

Stranger Things pays homage to 80s cinema with new posters

With the second season of <b>Stranger Things</b> set to premiere on Netflix next month, the streaming service has released seven new posters for the …

Netflix

Netflix Made ‘Stranger Things’ Versions of Classic ’80s Movie Posters

As we are inching closer to the much-anticipated second season of <i>Stranger Things</i>, Netflix continues to ramp up promotion, now by unleashing a series …

Netflix

Guess the ’80s References in These STRANGER THINGS Tribute Posters

Although <i>Stranger Things</i> fans have come to love the series as more than a simple throwback to 1980s horror and adventure flicks, there’s no denying …

Netflix

Here's your weekend weather forecast

If you are planning a weekend of fall activities, you had better dress for summer weather this weekend. Although showers are in the forecast on …

Weather

Visionary 1980s synth music of blind, self-taught composer Pauline Anna Strom released in new vinyl compilation

September 14, 2017 In News<p><b>Kaleidoscopic electronics with echoes of Midori Takada.</b><p><i>Trans-Millenia Music</i>, a new LP featuring eighty minutes of Pauline …

Vinyl Records

Showtime's 'Tough Guys' documentary explores MMA's early roots in 1980s Pittsburgh

Showtime has a treat for MMA fans that debuts Friday on the premium-cable channel.<p>“Tough Guys” is a 90-minute documentary that airs at 9 p.m. ET/PT …

MMA & UFC

Stranger Things and It share the same shallow nostalgia

Surface elements stimulate the love rather than the emotional alchemy underneath.<p><i>IT</i> is a hit. The second adaptation of Stephen King’s horror …

Netflix

Graphic design can save your life – here’s how

In 2013, I went to Zambia to report on a public health campaign aimed at persuading African men to get circumcised to help reduce the spread of …

Graphic Design

Mesmerizing street portraits from 1980s Mexico are a surreal glimpse of youth and style

Border capsules from Juarez, in a time before NAFTA<p>Strangeness is perhaps the feature of photography most difficult to pin down. We know it when we …

20th Century

The remnants of once powerful Hurricane Irma swipe Chicago with clouds and spotty showers Tuesday night into Wednesday—the storm’s once phenomenal-rainfalls and triple-digit wind gusts now just a memory; 4 days of 80s to follow later this week & over the weekend

Weather

Led Zeppelin's Doomed 'The 1980s: Part One': The Tour That Never Happened

After spending years off the road, Led Zeppelin made a triumphant return to the touring circuit with their 1980 European tour. Plans for an American …

Led Zeppelin

Will Breakthroughs In Motorcycling Occur Because We Want Them To?

The prediction of rapid change soon to come can create a buzz of expectation that outruns what is actually happening. I remember this well from the …

The masters of Indian design

There are two ways to take a castle. From the front door; or, if they won’t let you in, from the back. The first designers of India devised a third …

India

Gigi Hadid Rocks ’80s Beach Babe Hair With Peek-a-Boo Bra in Pajama Outfit — And Bejeweled Heels

We all know how much Gigi Hadid loves millennial pink, but she took her obsession with the blush color to a new level when she stepped out in the …

Fashion

Book Covers Were A Lot Scarier In The '80s

Paperbacks From Hell pays tribute to a golden age of horror fiction<p>Grady Hendrix knows his stuff—he's the author of the 2016 novel <i>My Best Friend's</i> …

Horror Fiction

What 'It' Gets Right About Being a Kid in 1989

From rock fights to “Bust a Move,” the latest Stephen King adaptation gets childhood in the late ’80s just right<p><i>(Spoiler alert: The following</i> …

Entertainment

It, the 1990 Mini-series, Is Not As Scary As You Remember

The 1990 TV mini-series <i>It</i> — the adaptation of Stephen King’s creepy 1986 novel that came before the film opening in theaters this week — is often …

Entertainment

Why Supreme's the King of Unexpected Sneaker Collaborations

A confession: I probably have more Air Force IIs than any other shoe. They were made in a huge variety of colorways upon their initial introduction …

Sneakers