How The Neverending Story Taught Us to Love 80s Synth-Pop

Exactly 30 years ago today, the world saw The NeverEnding Story for the first time. It was a time before CGI, when you had to make fantasy movies with puppets. But nothing feels old fashioned about the synth-laden, sunset-colored theme song by Giorgio Moroder. The flying dragon-dog was pretty cool, too. » 7/20/14 6:10pm Sunday 6:10pm

15 Toylines from the '80s That Will Never Ever Be Coming Back

The ‘80s were the golden age of the action figure, but not all '80s toylines were gold. For every He-Man or Transformers, there are a dozen series that will never return — either because they’ve been forgotten, or they've been outclassed, or just because they sucked in the first place. Here are 15 toylines whose… » 9/20/13 3:57pm 9/20/13 3:57pm

Cassette Watch: Best Invention Since the Mix Tape

WARNING: by reading about the Cassette-Face Watch, you too could lose $70 (£35) into the void of online shopping. Constructed of stainless steel and featuring dual dials (one for hours, one for minutes), its faux hand-sketched labels make this accessory transcend normal watch for a moniker more like "really great… » 5/28/08 4:50pm 5/28/08 4:50pm

Secret Stasi Files Reveal East German Army Had Porno Unit in '80s

A secret stash of porno movies made by the East German army during the Cold War has been discovered. During the '80s, an amateur film circle was set up in a barracks in Biesdorf, East Berlin, in order to provide blau movies for the army top brass as well as visiting dignitaries. Despite the politburo's… » 3/28/08 8:54am 3/28/08 8:54am