It should come as no surprise that some hardcore horror fans are looking to make a pilgrimage to the real-life sites of their favorite creepy films, especially around this time of year. Some of these places look much like we remember them, while others have changed significantly over time. Locations that served as a backdrop for our terror-fueled nightmares sometimes take on a different, less menacing tone when viewed out of context – like on a bright sunny day – but fans will easily be able to assimilate these places into the movie scenes in which they’re featured.
Seen above is the one and only Sean Connery captured by surprise while en route to the golfing green. The term “paparazzo” was coined just two years prior, and in this now…
If the internet just doesn’t have enough baby animals to meet your cute quota, don’t worry: we’re about to introduce you to Lucy Sparrow, the owner of the cutest “convenience store” in the United Kingdom. Sparrow transformed the abandoned corner store into an artist’s showcase for her completely handmade felt crafts. With over 4,000 items on the shelves, it’s hard not to gush over the products. If you’re not in the market for stuffed foodstuffs, you could just wander around the shop and admire all of her handiwork, or even participate in the craft workshops she hosts.
With three confirmed Ebola cases in the United States, people can’t stop talking about what would happen if a full-blown outbreak rampaged throughout the country. Thankfully, experts–which doesn’t necessarily include the media–are pretty certain that there’s no potential for a Walking Dead-like spread of the alarming disease.
While the latest Ebola outbreak in West Africa was reported in March 2014, Ebola virus disease (EVD) was first discovered in 1976. Yet Ebola isn’t the first alarming disease to raise eyebrows in the United States. The infographic below shows which serious infectious diseases have topped America’s Disease Watchlist for more than a century. Keep reading to learn more about how these alarming diseases stack up against Ebola.
For those of us fortunate enough to grow up in conflict-free zones, childhood consists primarily of sugary pleasantries and sandy playgrounds. The same cannot be said for children growing up in the crosshairs of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Featured here is a Palestinian girl in Gaza City, wielding a Kalashnikov rifle amid Islamic Jihad militants.
In the latest burst of militarized conflict in Gaza, the Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights reports that over 500 children were killed, with UNICEF reporting the complete destruction of 22 schools and over 370,000 Gaza children in need of psychosocial aid.