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90 Amazing Facts About the '90s

Mental Floss Logo Mental Floss | Slide 1 of 89: Children surround a "Furby" at the opening of the FAO Schwarz "Furby Shop" in New York on October 2. Tiger Electronics new interactive toy that speaks it's own language but can be taught to speak the language of it's owner is one of the hottest toys in the Christmas retail market. - RTXHWH1

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Did you know that in 1999, people believed that Furbies contained computer chips so they could record words and repeat them? Now, that wasn't true, but the National Security Agency still banned people from bringing their Furbies to work. Read on for more amazing facts about the 90's.

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