Interior design in the 1980s
Acceptable in the 1980s – Not Now

Over the past four decades, society has experienced significant shifts in cultural norms and accepted behaviors. The 1980s, characterized by the rise of MTV and the popularity of Atari, represented a distinct era compared to today’s technologically advanced and socially interconnected world. This essay delves into the profound cultural transformation by examining the practices considered […]

Garage door opener Crusader 200SS
Garage Openers: From Rarity to Necessity

Introduction The advent of garage door openers revolutionized how Americans interacted with their homes and vehicles. In the early 20th century, garages were a luxury reserved for the wealthy, but as the automobile became more accessible, the need for convenient and efficient access to garages grew. This essay explores how garage openers became a significant […]

Hyper-modern open heart surgery in 1985
Medical Marvels of the 1980s

Introduction Most people are unaware that the groundbreaking era of artificial hearts began in the 1980s. This pivotal decade they have witnessed remarkable advancements in medical science and technology, leading to the successful implantation of artificial hearts in patients with severe heart conditions. The 1980s marked a turning point in cardiac medicine, with surgeons and […]

Trabant in East Berlin 1981
Life Behind the Iron Curtain

Introduction Life in East Berlin before the fall of the Iron Curtain (The Berlin Wall) was a tale of two contrasting worlds. As Germany became a battleground for the Cold War, the country was divided into two separate entities with vastly different economic and political systems. East Berlin, the capital city, was trapped within the […]