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Spice Girls' 'Wannabe' Just Turned 21 and We've Never Been Older

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Due to the space-time continuum and physics and stuff, we will all wake up one day and something will alert us to a distressing bit of news: we are old. Maybe it's finding that first white hair, or changing your bedtime to 10pm, or not being able to drink without a hangover. Maybe it's a post telling you that the Spice Girls' "Wannabe" is old enough to legally drink in this country.

It feels like only yesterday that we were all chomping down on those Chupa-Chups, inadvertently becoming girl power feminists, and fighting over who got to be which Spice Girl (even Aaliyah and Nicole Richie got in on this), yet here we are all elderly, still in love with this song. But no matter; all it takes is watching the music video that started it all to feel young again. Take a little time to zigazig-ah (and wonder how they got away with so many nipples in this video):


And, while we're at it, let's watch celebrities like Nicole Kidman, Riz Ahmed, and others perform the song in honor of its anniversary:


And this wonderful women's rights-focused remix video, produced by the Global Goals movement:

Time sure does fly when you're spicing up your life...

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