Every year, approximately 275,000 people tour Jack Daniel’s distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee. During their tour, they’re told a very straightforward story of Mr. Jack Daniel, a story that leaves out some very important details.
Despite knowing the damage that plastic waste causes to the environment, global plastic production and use aren’t slowing down. In fact, roughly 1 million plastic bottles are produced every minute. A new short film, titled “Humanity’s Impact,” attempts to make a statement about the negative impact on plastic production and aims to contribute to positive social change around waste and recycling.
Do you believe in elves? According to a report published by National Geographic in 2017, over 50 percent of Icelanders do! Considering the country’s mystical landscape, with its lava fields and mist-covered peaks, not to mention the Northern Lights, it’s not hard to understand why the Icelandic people would assume creatures like elves are present. What many visitors are surprised to see, though, is the extent of Icelanders’ beliefs.
If you’re traveling to Russia anytime soon, a trip to Café Bw is a must. This cartoon-inspired café is the perfect place to enjoy a coffee, take in a fun and whimsical atmosphere, and snap some one-of-a-kind pictures for Instagram, of course.
The iconic American highway Route 66 would’ve faded into a distant memory of a bygone era, were it not for the excellent work of Angel Delgadillo.
For those who live in North America or Europe, it’s easy to do a quick Google Maps Street View search and see their childhood homes. In other parts of the world, though, including many parts of Africa and Asia, that’s not the case.
The global organization Greenpeace recently launched a new campaign trolling British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The campaign includes a satirical animated video, titled “Wasteminster: A Downing Street Disaster.” This video aims to make a statement about the negative impact the U.K. government’s lack of action has had on the environment. It is Greenpeace’s latest attempt to pressure the British government into creating new policies around recycling and environmental support.
The Argentine plains, or “Pampas,” are a sight to behold all by themselves. They’ve become even more impressive, though, thanks to the addition of a guitar-shaped forest created by farmer Pedro Martin Ureta.
Who comes to mind when you’re asked about women who made history? Do you think of world travelers like Amelia Earhart or space explorers like Valentina Tereshkova? What about Alice Huyler Ramsey, the first woman to drive across the United States from coast to coast? Have you ever heard of her?
For more than a year now, the COVID-19 pandemic has been ravaging the world. In the UK, a special memorial has been created to acknowledge the victims of COVID-19 and honor those who lost their lives during the pandemic. In London, England, a large wall stretches nearly 164 feet (50 meters) and faces the River Thames. Now officially known as the National COVID Memorial Wall, it is covered with hand-drawn red hearts.