Oversized and undressed statues seem to be popping up in public locations around the world. The reaction is entertaining. Some giggle, others cringe and turn away, but as a photographer, I look at them as photo opportunities. And I am not the only one. We asked top travel bloggers around the world to contribute images of their favourite oversized and undressed statues.
In , obese adults made up less than 15 percent of the population in most U. By , 36 states had obesity rates of 25 percent or higher, and 12 of those had obesity rates of 30 percent or higher. Today, nationwide, roughly two out of three U. Even more alarming, the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents is on the rise, and youth are becoming overweight and obese at earlier ages.
Rodney Dangerfield had captured the minds of his audience with his ribald, in-your-face humor. Dangerfield expired on October 6, , and his death created a void. It is almost difficult to smile at jokes, but his quotes remind us that laughter is the essence of life.