We’re the land of the free and the home of the brave and all, but we’re also a constantly evolving society of immigrants and various nth generation immigrants, always bringing in whatever else is out there in the world into one big cheesy, gun-filled super sized V8 melting pot.
So when you ask 16 people the things they found weird or unbelievable about America compared to their home country, it’s an interesting list that shows some of the best things and some not so flattering things, but that’s how it is.
While it’s not really much of a debate anymore as to the tremendous impact human civilization post-Industrial Revolution has had on the global climate, as of right now, for most people in modern, wealthy nations to actually see it happening. We see charts and we see photos of receding glaciers in the Himalayas and melting ice at the North Pole and hear about islands disappearing underwater in the Pacific, but most places, everything looks fairly normal. That is until around 2047-2050, when lush areas will be desert, areas of coast will be submerged and animals you take for granted now might be gone completely.
Despite some people’s ideas that Earth is the little blue gem from which all life sprouts, new evidence suggests that not only may have Mars developed life much quicker and sooner than Earth, but the seeds of life on our planet may have come from the red planet before it was “the red planet”.