10 Top Fads of the Last Decade

One of the most beneficial fads: wristbands for a cause.
One of the most beneficial fads: wristbands for a cause.

It's hard to say if any of the fads of the past decade will be as memorable as, say, the Hula Hoop or Frisbee. But like every decade, the 2000s (which, technically, started in 2001) had its fair share of interesting trends: from risky investment strategies to inexplicable crazes over pieces of colorful of rubber.

Here are our favorite fads of the past decade: