It doesn't matter who it is: a right-wing whack job, a perpetually high hippie, a hipster with a wardrobe full of turtlenecks -- without fail everyone of them has preached about wanting to live in a different era.

Because for whatever reason -- drugs, Hollywood, old Playboys -- a lot of people are under the impression that the past was way, way better than the world we live in now. But a simple look at the facts prove otherwise. Or, you know, you could just check out all these cool looking pictures we asked AuntieMeme to put together for us. Yeah, do that.

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Obesity in America is a serious problem. But it won't be, for the next generation. Childhood obesity rates in the U.S. have dropped 43% over the past

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In century England, being unemployed was a criminal offense. Will Work for FOOD If you were caught jobless, you would be tied to a cart and whipped un

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You might think that with the world population at 7 billion, we'd be running out of food. You'd be wrong. There's more food for everyone today than ev

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One of the most heartbreaking effects of our economy is the rampant homelessness. But even during the economic downturn, the number of homeless people

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Think your toilet is unsanitary? If you lived in a medieval castle, you'd use a garderobe -: a room with a stone hole and a wooden seat. Whatever went

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Think the top 1% are self-involved douchebags? They might be. But more and more of them are pledging to give away at least half of their money. Onev 6

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