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20 Things Baby Boomers Will Get That Generation Y Won’t

This article about the 60’s and the 70’s will either take you back down memory lane or make you wonder what’s to come in the future. Perhaps superfoods and iPhones will make a future kid think that the current days are much simpler. Now that’s a scary thought! 

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The 60’s and 70’s were a much different time. Those who lived through those years will tell you that their days were much simpler, even without all this high-tech advancement. Kids played outside, drank from a hose and looked at preset pictures in a stereoscope. Sure, compared to today, 60’s and 70’s kids had limited options. However, there is something to be said about a world where kids faces are not glued to a TV screen. Some people might even say that, in those days, the people were freer.

Back then everything was different. The drinks, foods, cars, and clothes all had something super 60’s and or 70’s about them. The whole idea of a powdered fruit drink and a frozen dinner seemed healthy. No one questioned much about germs, bacteria, and harmful chemicals. Sure, we are better off today as we know more about the things that harm us, but have you ever heard the phrase “ignorance is bliss?” That’s a rule people live by. In other words, it means that the less you know about stuff, the happier you’ll be.

When you see the differences between those days and today, you’ll wonder what the next ten years will look like.  At the rate the world is advancing, there will surely be an article that refers to all the things we know and love today as “goofy.” This article about the 60’s and the 70’s will either take you back down memory lane or make you wonder what’s to come in the future. Perhaps superfoods and iPhones will make a future kid think that the current days are much simpler. Now that’s a scary thought!

Tang

This drink was easily the most favored drink of the 60’s and 70’s. American astronauts of the 60’s said this was their favorite drink of all time. The orange powder mixed with water became the ultimate thirst quencher with a great taste. Tang is a symbol of childhood to many folks from the 60’s and 70’s. For those of you who miss this sweet beverage, you should know its still sold in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and the Middle East!