Given that Big Boy restaurants started way back in 1936, you might think that retired statues of their chubby-cheeked mascot would be treated with more respect. But as these photos of Big Boy statue graveyards show, that’s far from the truth.
There’s something about the holiday season that often makes us all a little nostalgic. And it’s not just the result of carefully-crafted marketing by retailers — psychological experts say that wistful feeling has an actual purpose.
Krystine Batcho, a professor of psychology at Le Moyne College in New York, says nostalgia helps us feel connected to one another and can even ease pain during a crisis