The Juicy History Behind the ’90s POG Craze

Many will remember the POG craze of the 1990s—the simple playground game that made use of cardboard caps—but few can recall its origins. The viral game actually got its start from a Hawaiian school teacher who taught her students to use the tops of POG (Passion Orange Guava) juice bottles for a simple recess game. Eventually, the Hawaii trend spread nationwide and then across the globe, as retailers and brands hastily plastered their marketing schemes on top of the tiny toys. Read more about the surprising history behind POGs at First We Feast.