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People are sharing the weirdest things their parents banned from them as kids, and it's gas

“My mom wouldn’t let me watch the birth scene in the Spice Girls movie.”

These gas retro t-shirts are being snapped up by 90s kids everywhere

Let the world know you love Young Louis Theroux.

From TheJournal.ie 'Some people think that every person with autism is like Rain Man, or a wizard at maths' Seeing Yourself On Screen

'Some people think that every person with autism is like Rain Man, or a wizard at maths'

Representations of people with autism can be full of stereotypes.

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: How well do you remember the last 5 years on DailyEdge.ie? Craic

QUIZ: How well do you remember the last 5 years on DailyEdge.ie?

Help us celebrate our 5th birthday with a month of craic and prizes.

From TheJournal.ie This day 20 years ago, Windows 95 made its way into the world Happy Birthday

This day 20 years ago, Windows 95 made its way into the world

And it made many changes that are still present today.

From The42 10 parts of Italia 90 that managed to live on in pop culture Italia 90 Week

10 parts of Italia 90 that managed to live on in pop culture

Oh, how we loathed Toto Schillaci.

9 modern slang phrases broken down and explained

Know your “thot” from your “bae”.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The King of Monsters, America, and the legacy of the bomb – will Godzilla be done justice? Lost In Translation

Opinion: The King of Monsters, America, and the legacy of the bomb – will Godzilla be done justice?

Director Gareth Edwards must balance the demands of a big budget blockbuster with the historical and cultural importance of Godzilla. Not a simple task, as previous versions have shown.

100-year-old best friends hilariously discuss modern pop culture

Not a fan of Justin Beaver then?

From TheJournal.ie Lisa McInerney: Pop culture in 2013 was full of wacky antics, highs, lows... and deceptive depth Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Pop culture in 2013 was full of wacky antics, highs, lows... and deceptive depth

Appropriated Twerking, Joffrey Bieber and the Reign of The Selfie… 2013 was full of ostensibly casual moments over which we could bond and track how our society is changing.

From TheJournal.ie ‘The Bart Simpson defence’: Surprising pop culture references in the Dáil and Seanad Down With The Kids

‘The Bart Simpson defence’: Surprising pop culture references in the Dáil and Seanad

Everything from Miley Cyrus to Downton Abbey has been raised in the Dáil and Seanad chambers down the years…

From TheJournal.ie The worst-reviewed movies of 2013 THE CUT

The worst-reviewed movies of 2013

RottenTomatoes.com pulls together US reviews on Hollywood movies to give the big picture to.. the big pictures.

From TheJournal.ie Turkish soap opera bringing Suleiman back from the dead Ottoman

Turkish soap opera bringing Suleiman back from the dead

Here’s one way to reconcile people to a controversial period in history – make it into a smash TV hit.

Miley Cyrus may not actually become Time's Person of the Year

She’s been overtaken by Egyptian general Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. Rejoice!

From TheJournal.ie Meet South Korea’s new ‘Gangnam Style’ tourist police Hey Sexy Lady

Meet South Korea’s new ‘Gangnam Style’ tourist police

The new force was “formed to protect tourists from being ripped off during their stay in Seoul”.

18 events from 2003 to make you feel ancient Dawson's Creek This post contains videos

18 events from 2003 to make you feel ancient

Watching The Panel and Cabin Fever, and listening to The Darkness. What an odd year.

9 reasons we still love Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omg It's Smg This post contains videos

9 reasons we still love Buffy the Vampire Slayer

The only way to celebrate Sarah Michelle Gellar’s birthday

6 factors that decide the makings of the perfect Bond Girl Bond Girl This post contains images

6 factors that decide the makings of the perfect Bond Girl

What makes the ultimate femme fatal?

Tumblr of the Day: What if Adele was Mrs Doubtfire? Doubtfire This post contains images

Tumblr of the Day: What if Adele was Mrs Doubtfire?

A burning question that has surely entered your mind at some point in time.

Bar Mitzvah Vogue-ing of the Day Strike A Pose This post contains videos

Bar Mitzvah Vogue-ing of the Day

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Someone has made a Lego version of Inception. Yes, it's still confusing Work Can Wait This post contains images

Someone has made a Lego version of Inception. Yes, it's still confusing

Plus, other impressive recreations of famous movie scenes using the toy bricks.

In pictures: Presenting... Pop icons of the 1980s Flashback This post contains images

In pictures: Presenting... Pop icons of the 1980s

Kylie was with Jason. George Michael was with Pepsi. Everyone made their own costumes. This is how pop stars should look, right?

From TheJournal.ie Column: I found the heart of Ireland in the Fairytale of New York Read Me

Column: I found the heart of Ireland in the Fairytale of New York

Englishwoman Sarah Franklin had heard the classic Pogues song many times – but she had never truly experienced its magic until she saw it performed by a club full of emotional Irish people at Christmas.