RIP Gary Dahl, father of the Pet Rock. I wonder if his tombstone will be a grandchild or nephew.
… It was forty years ago today, Erno Rubik built a game to play… Enough of the Beatles flashback. Yes, forty years ago today, Erno Rubik created the Rubik’s Cube, one of the most popular and enduring of all fads. Take a look at the Rubik’s Cube profile.
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While the name of this site is BAD FADS, please note that this is neither an indictment nor an endorsement of any of the fads mentioned. As you know, during the ’70s the word “bad” could alternately mean “good!” Thus, this site was created to take a fun and nostalgic look at fashions, collectibles, activities and events which are cherished by some and ridiculed by others.
Browse through the fun and fascinating fads of the last 100 years. The fads are broken down into the following categories: Fashion, Collectibles, Activities, Events, Health & Fitness, Hobbies, Music & Sound, Sports & Recreation, Science & Technology and Television & Film.
Come back soon and remember that these are the fads you wished would stay forever (or never come back).
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