The Great Depression Began 85 Years Ago Today. Photos From That Era Are…Wow.

This week marks 85 years since the official start of the Great Depression. For us in 2014, it’s hard to imagine what it was like to live through that period, especially when the years leading up to it were so prosperous. Looking at photos from Read More …

When You Really Need Some Gas or Some Water…But There’s Only…Prada?

There’s nothing to be seen on this particular strip of highway along US Rote 90 in western Texas. The nearest city is Marfa, TX, and that’s almost 40 miles away. There’s big open sky and big open land and, aside from the telephone poles and Read More …

These Strange Items Are Banned All Over The World. I Had NO Idea.

If you have any plans to travel abroad, you should know that certain countries have the strangest things banned. (And if you happen to be Brad Pitt, don’t bother traveling at all.) While these nations probably have their reasons for banning the things in the Read More …