We’ve all seen them at one point or another – in a park, at a festival, or practically any place where tourists gather in large numbers. Some of us walk right past them as if they were actual statues while others might stop and stare a while. Eventually, we all end up thinking the same thing – “I could do that!” After all, this has to be the cushiest job in the world. You make money by literally just standing there. What could be easier, right?
Do you have access to $1.25? If so, how much can it buy you? The World Bank and the United Nations have been asking those very questions for years. Extreme poverty is…
When you’re plucked from home and dropped into a hostile environment for reasons hard to truly understand, not even the smell of paper is taken for granted. Seen here is PFC Richie, sniffing a perfumed letter sent to him in 1966 from his girlfriend in Jay, Oklahoma.
Disneyland opened its doors on July 17, 1955, 26 years after Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse first debuted. Created to be a magical place where children, families and parents could have fun and let their imagination run wild, Disneyland quickly became a thrilling amusement park that attracted visitors from all over the world.
So, the world is horrible; we know this. Americans look out at the world (on occasion) and see—what? Like, twelve countries that don’t seem like they’d be too bad to live in and maybe another couple-dozen that might be fun to visit. The rest of Planet Earth all seems to be A) really messed up and needy, and B) probably our fault somehow.