CD-ROMs were the flavour of the 1990s. What happened to them?
The bargain brand Poundworld is closing the last of its 335 premises in the UK this week.
This was once the way to see the World Wide Web. In the mid-1990s, as the web began to take off, the Netscape Navigator browser was used by more than 90% of people online.
Why on earth did we once play the national anthem in cinemas? Oh, of course. Bonnie Prince Charlie.
In the UK, our breakfast eggs are brown. In the US, they’re white. Is there any actual reason for this?
This radio programme is why British people taste the tang of Yorkshire puddings when they hear Doris Day. And sometimes vice versa.
Nowadays, we have subcontracted out the memorising of numbers to our devices, not our brains. You used to have to know someone’s number to be able to dial it, or look it up in a phone directory or the soon-to-be extinct Yellow Pages.