The Senior Corner
A bank of articles on varied subjects: grandparenting, senior health issues, personal safety, home businesses for supplemental income, swindlers who prey on seniors.
What's That Stuff?
Quick, what's spreadable at 70 F, contains 44 to 60% moisture and has at
least 20% milkfat? Gee whiz, it's Cheese Whiz!
What's That Stuff?
site by the geniuses at Chemical & Engineering News, chops away at
ignorance to reveal the contents and processes of familiar products, from
self-tanners to Spandex.
Tv Classics- Retro TV for Me.
In consumer-friendly style, the site explains chemiluminescent products,
known to your kids as those cool light sticks that glow in the dark, and
the source of that new car smell --- alkanes, benzenes, aldehydes and
The explanations are simple and thorough, and when your kid asks
how come Silly Putty can snap, stretch and bounce, a quick trip to the site will make you look like the genius.
We all know the Boomers have trouble growing-up. More power to them.
Streetplay.com, the spirit of play - or rather, hanging out with friends
and having a great time sans coach, schedule, and equipment - is celebrated
in grand style.
Stick ball, box ball, slap ball, punch ball - all the balls are here, with
rule sheets listing essentials of the games.
A Playful World shows kids at
play and the games they invent in streets, deserts and forests.
offers images of skateboarding before it went pro and Cineplex has videos
of people like Streetplay's Hula Hoop goddess.
With plenty of contests and
readers' memories awash with popping cigars and fake I.D.s, the site is
unadulterated enjoyment - for adults.
The Eighties Club
Feed your insatiable thirst for nostalgia at The 80s Club, a vast web site
about the decade that gave birth to USA Today, MTV and yuppies.
approach is more serious than most nostalgia fad sites - the content here
is well-researched and entertaining, focusing on politics as well as pop
Material Things is an online encyclopedia of essays about 80s politics,
sports, crime, culture, even natural disasters.
Tales from the Eighties
offers book excerpts of momentous events like "Rather in Tiananmen Square,"
or mundane moments like "The Madonna/Pepsi Controversy."
The Star Corner
has bios of celebs who found fame in the decade, and The Daily News is the
start of a compilation of headlines, month-by-month, for the entire decade.
From the birth of the atomic age to the fall of Nixon and
beyond, the Baby Boom generation has witnessed some
of the greatest events in this country's history.
online companion to the TV series It Seems Like Only
Yesterday offers a taste of the '50s-'80s via
contemporary articles, factoids, photos and crosswords.
At The Incredible Hulk Television Series Page,
visitors can revisit the Hulk's screen history, see clips and photos
the series, talk with other Hulk fans and read interviews from the
Roy rogers-Dale Evans
Gallery of Regrettable Food
Wax nostalgic all you want about mom's famous meatloaf, but the Gallery of
Regrettable Food records home-cooked meals as they really were in the 40s,
50s and 60s.
Stuck in the 70s
I have been accused of being "Stuck in the '70s." OK, so what? Now, here is the site to prove it!
Remember the 1980's? Reagan, Gorbachev, tax shelters, the collapse of the Soviet Union, the wedding of Prince Charles and Diana.
This site offers a look back at the 80's.