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The third and final night of the three-part miniseries event The ‘90s: The Last Great Decade?: Politically Incorrect is tonight at 9P. As the world approaches the infamously disappointing Y2K, the United States is racing on the informational superhighway that is both making and breaking careers.  Tech entrepreneurs are simultaneously working against and saving each other, and some are growing…

The 90s weren’t just all about grunge and girl power.  Pop punk and ska started to really take off and find their place in the world of music during the mid-to-late part of the decade as well.  Perhaps people were looking for an outlet in music that captured not only their feelings, but also had…

The ’90s may feel like just yesterday, but NEWS FLASH, 1990 was 24 years ago! Feel old? Don’t worry, if the ’90s still feel fresh in your memory–there’s good news for you: you have even better chances at winning phat prizes! Head over to rulethe90s.com to try your hand at our ’90s trivia machine. Top…

Maybe you saw the headline and the song is already stuck in your head. Perhaps to the relief of many Americans in 2014, an encounter with the “Macarena” is generally limited to bar mitzvahs and baseball games. But as those who left their houses in 1996 remember, “Macarena” was at one time all but unavoidable.…

Celebrities and musicians time in the limelight usually wanes with the passing years, but some have proven they are in it for the long haul. In honor of our upcoming 3-night miniseries, The ’90s: The Last Great Decade?, here’s a list of celebrities you probably loved in the 90s and still love today. Jared Leto…

What’s a pog? If you didn’t come of age during the 1990s, the name may not ring a bell. But for the children of the ’90s who grew up with a Cabbage Patch Kid in one hand and a Beanie Baby in the other, pogs were an important fact of life. Pogs transcended their lowly…

Scary, Sporty, Baby, Ginger and Posh—five names that captivated, annoyed and incensed a generation. From their beginnings in 1994 to their disbanding towards the end of the decade, the Spice Girls reigned over pop music, enchanting their teenage fans and enraging their critics. The all-female British phenoms preached the gospel of “girl power,” often delivered with a…

Were the ‘90s the last great decade? It turns out that, while the decade had its share of violence, tragedy, and Pauly Shore movies, there were some things that, one could argue, deserve to be appreciated. Here are nine of them. What did we miss? Share the reasons you’re grateful for the ’90s in the comments below.…

What do Toy Story, Carlos Santana, cloned sheep, jazz and Tiger Woods have in common? All broke new ground during the 1990s, a decade full of major technological advances, exciting milestones for women and minority leaders in their fields…and coffee-flavored Pepsi, which was just plain gross. From joyful moments (the first recorded birth of a…

In honor of the Three-Night Special Event The ’90s: The Last Great Decade? starting Sunday, July 6, the National Geographic Channel is getting jiggy with some nineties nostalgia.  The 1990s were a magical time: a creepin’ President, boy bands, the birth of modern technology, Gak…  While the decade may be nearly 15 years ago, its presence…

Following last year’s critically acclaimed The ’80s: The Decade That Made Us, NGC once again presents the defining documentary of a generation, this time exploring the meaning behind the milestones to determine if the ’90s was in fact the last great decade. It was a decade of highs and lows. Bill Clinton swept into office…