As the 80th anniversary of “Repeal Day” fast approaches we take a look back at Los Angeles during the Prohibition Era.
Let’s see the list of foods and food additives, that the US or at least some states, have banned but other countries have not.
How come all of our precious vices have to be taxed so much? Smoking, drinking, gambling…the government gets a cut of all of our favorite things. Now you can use this info to complain when standing outside in the cold with other smokers or drinking your day away at the bar or spending your Christmas money on video slots. Hmm…I guess it makes sense why these are heavily taxed after all. Damn sensible government.
22 year old photographer Olivia Locher, born in Pennsylvania and currently residing in Manhattan, produced this series titled “I Fought The Law” which focuses on some of the trivial and absurd state laws that are currently in place – presumably based on very antiquated decisions made many decades ago.
Do you like reading maps and infographics? You can learn many mind-blowing facts from the maps listed below! Understand more about the world and fun facts around the globe now.
With the growth of the shadow economy and the surveillance society, it is no surprise that so much is now transacted in the so-called “black-market.”
Have you ever wondered what kind of things are sold on the black market? Well wonder no more. This infographic provides a deeper look into what is sold on the black market.