81 Songs Every 80s Music Guru Has On Their Playlist

81 Songs Every 80s Music Guru Has On Their Playlist

Get out your neon clothes and headband and put your leg warmers on, because it's time to have an 80s dance party.

The best decade for everything was the 80s. Between the movies and music, the 80s was where it was at. 80s music is the best music to ever live. I might not listen to it a lot, but when I do, it is on full blast and everyone around me can hear it. When 80s music is on, you just want to bounce all around the room, but you need to have the right songs on your playlist to bounce around.

1. "Caught Up In You"-- 38 Special

2. "In The Air Tonight"-- Phil Collins

3. "Physical"-- Olivia Newton-John

4. "Take On Me"-- A-ha

5. "Your Love"-- The Outfield

6. "Maniac Monday"-- The Bangles

7. "Jessie's Girl"-- Rick Springfield

8. "Hungry Eyes"-- Eric Carmen

9. "Let's Hear It For The Boys"-- Deniece Williams

10. "(I've Had) The Time Of My Life"-- Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

11. "Everybody Wants To Rule The World"--Tears For Fears

12. "Don't Stop Believin'"-- Journey

13. "Faithfully"-- Journey

14. "Any Way You Want It"-- Journey

15. "Time After Time"-- Cyndi Lauper

16. "Girls Just Want To Have Fun"-- Cyndi Lauper

17. "Total Eclipse Of The Heart" -- Bonnie Tyler

18. "Bohemian Rhapsody"-- Queen

19. "Another One Bites The Dust"-- Queen

20. "Under Pressure"-- David Bowie and Queen

21. "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)"-- Whitney Houston

22. "How Will I Know"-- Whitney Houston

23. "I Will Always Love You"-- Whitney Houston

24. "Video Killed The Radio Star"-- The Buggles

25. "Come on Eileen"-- Dexy's Midnight Runners

26. "Beat It"-- Michael Jackson

27. "Man In The Mirror"-- Michael Jackson

28. "Material Girl"-- Madonna

29. "Livin' On The Prayer"-- Bon Jovi

30. "Father Figure"-- George Michael

31. "Faith"-- George Michael

32. "Wake Me Up Before You Go Go"-- WHAM!

33. "Kiss"-- Prince

34. "Footloose"-- Kenny Loggins

35. "What I Like About You"-- The Romantics

36. "Take Me Home Tonight"-- Eddie Money

37. "Love Shack"-- The B-52's

38. "Don't You (Forget About Me)"-- Simple Minds

39. "Sexual Healing"-- Marvin Gaye

40. "One Way Or Another"-- Blondie

41. "Hit Me With Your Best Shot"-- Pat Benatar

42. "Walking On Sunshine"-- Katrina & The Waves

43. "It's Tricky"-- Run-DMC

44. "We Built This City"-- Starship

45. "Let's Groove"-- Earth, Wind And Fire

46. "Hungry Like A Wolf"-- Duran Duran

47. "Karma Chameleon"-- Culture Club

48. "Free Fallin'"-- Tom Pretty

49. "Saving All My Love" -- Whitney Houston

50. "All Night Long (All Night)"-- Lionel Riche

51. "Never Too Much"-- Luther Vandross

52. "Dancing In The Dark"-- Bruce Springsteen

53. "Uptown Girl" -- Billy Joel

54. "Girls On Film"-- Duran Duran

55. "We Got The Beat"-- The Go-Go's

56. "Super Freak Pt. 1"-- Rick James

57. "Walk Like An Egyptian"-- The Bangles

58. "Push It"-- Salt-N-Peppa

59. "Hello"-- Lionel Riche

60. "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)"-- Eurythmics

61. "You Make My Dreams"-- Daryl Hall & John Oates

62. "I'm So Excited"-- The Pointer Sister

63. "Get Otta My Dreams, Get Into My Car"-- Billy Ocean

64. "It's Raining Men"-- The Weather Girls

65. "Centerfold"-- The J. Geils Band

66. "Glory Days"-- Bruce Springsteen

67. "Don't You Want Me"-- The Human League

68. "Jack & Diane"-- John Mellencamp

69. "Where Did Our Love Go?"-- Soft Cell

70. "It's Still Rock And Roll To Me"-- Billy Joel

71. "We Belong"-- Pat Benatar

72. "The Way You Make Me Feel"-- Michael Jackson

73. "Heaven Is A Place On Earth"-- Belinda Carlisle

74. "Shadows Of The Night"-- Pat Benatar

75. "Maniac"-- Micheal Sambello

76. "Broken Wings"-- Mr. Mister

77. "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking for"-- U2

78. "Keep On Loving You"-- REO Speedwagon

79. "Don't Dream It's Over"-- Crowded House

80. "Right Here Waiting"-- Richard Marx

81. "Dancing With Myself"-- Billy Idol

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This Argentinian Museum Is So Insta-Worthy

So much color!

Have you been looking for the perfect place to style your latest Instagram Influencer post? Do you happen to be in Buenos Aires, Argentina? Well, do I have good news for you! For all your neon-lit, color-coded, fun and fancy needs, you don't have to look any further than El Recoleta.

El Recoleta is a museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina, that is devoted to presenting Argentinian culture in a fun and fresh manner. Technically called el Centro Cultural Recoleta, El Recoleta is an interactive museum where you can draw, explore, and share while also checking out amazing modern art exhibits.

The current theme for the exhibitions is "Amor de Verano", which focuses on bright colors and summery vibes in order to entice locals and tourists alike into the colorful space. Neon lights line the halls, and two plazas hold a fountain and a performance space, respectively, making a visit to the museum feel more like a summery walk in the park than a stuffy cultural site.

That is not to say that you won't be discovering new pieces of culture--in fact, El Recoleta is full of modern art exhibits that will provoke thought (and probably look pretty good on your camera roll, too). Special events at the museum include free admission days and DJs at night.

If you want to learn more about El Recoleta and the amazing work they show, check out their website for more information! Have fun exploring!

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5 Things You Should Know About Western Astrology

It's a little more complex than just your birthday.

When most people think of astrology, their minds jump to generalized magazine horoscopes and internet trends such as "The Signs As Different Dog Breeds," or "What Your Boyfriend's Sign Says About Your Relationship." However, western astrology delves so much deeper than that.

In order to fully comprehend this article, you first have to understand that astrology is the study of the movements and positioning of celestial objects as a way of inferring information about human affairs and events. In order to interpret these objects, we need to look at what astrological sign they fall into at the time you were born. In order to do that we use what's called a natal chart, which is essentially a map telling you where each object fell when you were born.

Now, let's get started.

1. Your sun sign isn't your only sign

Your sun sign is the sign you're probably already familiar with, in that it depends on what day of the month you were born. However, the sun isn't the only thing we consider when studying astrology; we also look at the moon and every other planet in the solar system. Therefore, you not only have a sun sign, but also a moon sign, a Mercury sign, Venus, Mars, etc.

2. Every planet represents a different part of yourself.

In Western astrology, the sun represents the Ego, your personal identity, your sense of purpose-- it's the person you choose to show to the rest of the world, the traits you're most proud of. But your ego isn't the only part of yourself that makes up your personality; each planet in your birth chart represents a different aspect of the entire person you are, and each sign that planet is in tells us how the planets express themselves.

For example, your moon sign has to do with your emotional side. I'm a Libra sun with a Capricorn moon; this means that as a Libra, I try my best to be friendly, sociable, and open-minded in most situations. However, because of my Capricorn moon, I can quickly turn into a rather serious and sometimes cold individual when it comes to expressing my emotions.

3. Some planets are more important to your chart than others.

The planets can be split into personal and generational. The personal planets (Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, and Mars) orbit relatively quickly around the sun, meaning their signs change pretty often making them most important when putting together a person's personality. The generational planets (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto) have a much slower orbit, meaning their signs stay stagnant for a lot longer, therefore, affecting a wider range of people.

4. There are also these things called houses..?

When looking at your natal chart, you'll notice that it's cut into 12 segments. These 12 parts are called "houses", and each house is associated with a different area of life. Every planet in your chart falls in a house, and so that planet's energy will focus on the themes of said house. Think of it this way: if the signs tell us howthe planets express themselves in your chart, the houses reveal where these energies play out. Each house is also associated with a sign, which helps when you're trying to remember what each house represents.

Let's take the 5th house for example. This house is ruled by Leo, the 5th sign of the zodiac, and so the 5th house represents that which is typically associated with Leo (drama, fun and play, creativity, children, self-expression, etc.) My sun sign falls in my 5th house, which means that the energy that fuels my ego/identity falls in the area of life ruled by Leo. As a result, the ways I choose to express myself creatively and is one of the main things that help me identify who I am.

5. Every chart starts somewhere.

Depending on what time of the day you were born, you'll have any one of the 12 signs beginning your chart-- this sign is your ascendant, or your rising sign. Because the rising sign is whatever sign rules your first house, which represents The Self, it shows the image you project to others, or the first impressions we tend to make. While your sun sign is the person you are, while your rising sign is the person you appear to be.

I'm a Libra, but my rising sign is Gemini. This means that even though I consider myself to be a typically charismatic person when I'm around new people I tend to seem more like a flighty Gemini. Although my Libra sun wants to strive to be poise, it's hard for me to keep from exhibiting the nervous energy brought on by my Gemini rising.

I wrote this article because I feel as though most people who write off astrology as a pseudoscience are people who don't really know too much about it-- that it's all about how everyone born in the same month is basically the same person. This is obviously far from the case, which is why everyone should read up on the subject before automatically dubbing themselves a skeptic. Unless your Mercury is in Capricorn, then really nothing will change your mind.

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