In the end of the 19th century due to major waves of immigration, lower Manhattan was densely packed with slums. there were too many people and not enough place for everyone. Landlords bought up buildings and divided them into small parts for people to live in. But very often they were overcrowded and living conditions in these dingy, dark and unventilated rooms were really bad.This is the story of New York slums documented by a police reporter Jacob A. Riis who wanted to expose abject poverty of those people. This photo-essay is called "How the Other Half Lives."
Australian photographer Elliot Davis was part of the first ever group of foreigners given access to all stations across both lines of the Pyongyang Metro. It may sound as not a big deal, but before access to the Pyongyang Metro was restricted for foreigners, they could visit only 2 stations. The North Korean subway is quite different from all those you see in the US or France etc. Check it out.
This ranking was brought to you by Vox who decided to determine what actors/actresses with big names often appear in the great movies and in the worst respectively based on reviews of movie critics. They used Metecritic scores to determine the ranks. They also set a series of criteria: the actor/actress must have performed in at least 10 films, at least one of these films had to have grossed $30 million or more at the box office and at least one of these films had to be within the past five years.
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29-year-old star Lindsey Lohan is engaged to 22-year-old Egor Tarabasov, the son of a Russian billionaire. They have been dating for only five months but have already celebrated their engagement in New York and going at the Duran Duran concert with Lohan's family. She and her father even made up after years of feuding.
Just recently we have made a post about the cheapest holiday destinations in the world, now it's about the most expensive ones.