Nostalgia

travel
travel

Oddly Soothing Photos of Australia's Roadside Motels

A silent celebration of the humdrum.
Rebecca Kamm
5.21.18
TOYS
TOYS

This Family Spent the Last 13 Years and $125K Amassing Beanie Babies

Leon Schlossberg and his daughter Sondra are putting everything into their dream of opening a Ty museum.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
4.4.18
PSYCHED
PSYCHED

The Science Behind Music’s Nostalgic Power

There's a neurological reason why some songs transport us right back to being an emo teenager.
Katherine Gillespie
4.3.18
tv
tv

The New 'Hey! Arnold' Movie Nails 90s Nick Nostalgia

I spoke to Craig Bartlett and Lane Toran about 'The Jungle Movie' and the heart that keeps the classic cartoon beating.
Chloe Schildhause
12.9.17
Internet
Internet

We Asked People The Story Behind Their Embarrassing First Email Address

In retrospect, maybe hornylildevil13@hotmail.com wasn’t a good look.
Manisha Krishnan
12.8.17
tech
tech

The Rise and Fall of Nokia 3310, the Funnest Phone Ever

How a team of Finnish twentysomethings created an iconic, indestructible device.
Katherine Gillespie
11.28.17
Music
Music

How ‘Africa’ by Toto Became the Internet’s Favorite Song

Somehow, this cheesy, emotional tune, which turns 35 this year, inspires unironic, almost undivided adoration across the web.
Jessica Furseth
11.23.17
mental health
mental health

Dungeons & Dragons Helped Me Slay Personal Demons

The game revived by 'Stranger Things' and 80s nostalgia enabled me to tackle mental health issues and make new friends as an adult.
Cameron Williams
10.23.17
Nostalgia
Nostalgia

Blockbuster Video Is Alive and Well in Adelaide, for Some Reason

I took a tour of the city's five last stores.
Royce Kurmelovs
10.4.17
Television
Television

Forever Young: Remembering When Channel Ten Was For Teens

The network of ‘The Simpsons’, ‘The OC’, and ‘Rove’ only ever knew how to appeal to millennials. When they turned away, it struggled.
Katherine Gillespie
8.28.17
Film
Film

Arnold Schwarzenegger Has Led a Pretty Weird Life

Everyone's favourite bodybuilder/action hero/governor has turned 70.
Patrick Marlborough
8.3.17
tv
tv

'Rocko's Modern Life' Was Nickelodeon's Last Great Show

How the show's brilliant visual language and dark social satire lead to the demise of the Nicktoon.
Patrick Marlborough
8.1.17