字幕列表 影片播放 自動翻譯 列印所有字幕 列印翻譯字幕 列印英文字幕 Over a billion people live on an average of just $1 a day, mostly in the poorest areas 超過10億人平均每天僅靠1美元生活，大部分在最貧窮的地區 of South America, Africa, and Asia. 南美洲、非洲和亞洲的。 But while these people manage to scrape by, is it possible to live on this meager amount 但是，當這些人設法勉強度日時，是否有可能靠這微薄的收入生活？ right here in America? 就在美國這裡？ We decided to task your favorite labrat with finding out. 我們決定讓你最喜歡的小白鼠去尋找答案。 Week 1: 第一週。 A dollar a day- when I was first given this challenge I thought I was going to get sent 每天一美元--當我第一次得到這個挑戰時，我以為我會被送去 to some remote village somewhere like that one documentary film. 到某個偏遠的村莊，就像那部記錄片一樣。 Turns out Infographics expected me to somehow live on a single dollar a day right here in 事實證明，Infographics希望我在這裡以某種方式每天靠一美元生活。 the US. 美國。 Initially I was confident it was impossible, but well, I'm pretty stubborn so I took the 起初我相信這是不可能的，但好在我很固執，所以我採取了 challenge anyways. 無論如何都是挑戰。 30 days, $30 dollars- at least Infographics will be happy with the expense budget for 30天，30美元--至少Infographics會對支出預算感到滿意。 once. 一次。 Now, I have advantages that people really living on a dollar a day don't have. 現在，我擁有真正靠一天一美元生活的人所沒有的優勢。 For instance, I don't have to pay rent or utilities on my budget because that'd be impossible 例如，我不必在預算中支付租金或水電費，因為那是不可能的。 and I don't fancy living on the streets- again- for the show. 我不喜歡為了演出而再次住在街上。 At least not for thirty days... without a massive pay raise. 至少在三十天內不會......沒有大規模加薪。 Basically the expenses I had to worry about were food and anything else that popped up. 基本上，我不得不擔心的開支是食物和其他任何突然出現的東西。 As I sat to discuss it with the girlfriend, it was clear we were going to have to improvise 當我坐下來與女友討論時，很明顯，我們必須即興發揮。 some of our favorite activities. 我們最喜歡的一些活動。 Food was the biggest issue- a $7 budget for an entire week is ridiculously unrealistic, 食物是最大的問題--整個星期7美元的預算是可笑的不現實的。 but there's ways to make it work. 但也有辦法使其發揮作用。 First, I immediately forgot about eating three square meals a day. 首先，我立即忘記了一天吃三頓正餐的事。 I'd eat one meal at most, and I made sure that meal is free. 我最多隻吃一餐，而且我確保那一餐是免費的。 In my normal life I volunteer every week at a food kitchen for the homeless and struggling, 在我的正常生活中，我每週都在一個為無家可歸者和掙扎者服務的食物廚房做志願者。 and I know that plenty of these kitchens will let volunteers eat there for free in exchange 我知道有很多這樣的廚房會讓志願者在那裡免費用餐，作為交換。 for their time. 為他們的時間。 It's not going to be your daily 2k recommended calories, but I at least got half of that. 這不會是你每天推薦的2千卡路里，但我至少得到了一半的熱量。 The only problem was that the food kitchen was only open five days a week, which left 唯一的問題是，食品廚房每週只開放五天，這使得 me with Saturday and Sunday. 我與週六和週日。 It was time to buy cheap food, and you're probably already thinking about hitting up 現在是購買廉價食品的時候了，你可能已經在考慮去打 a local dollar store. 一個當地的一元店。 Only problem is that these stores force you to buy a minimum amount of their cheap food, 唯一的問題是，這些商店強迫你購買最低數量的他們的廉價食品。 like 12 cans for $12- which was way out of my budget. 比如12罐12美元，這超出了我的預算。 So instead I went to a regular store and bought eggs and a loaf of french bread. 所以我去了一家普通商店，買了雞蛋和一條法國麵包。 For $2 I got a case of 18 eggs at Albertsons, and another $2 got me a loaf of freshly made 我在Albertsons花了2美元買了一箱18個雞蛋，又花了2美元買了一塊新鮮的麵包。 french bread. 法式麵包。 Eggs are packed with calories and nutrients, the perfect thing to get into your body for 雞蛋含有大量的熱量和營養物質，是進入你身體的完美之物。 cheap. 廉價。 Bread itself is quite filling, which can curb your hunger pangs. 麵包本身是相當充實的，這可以抑制你的飢餓感。 Next I rode my bike to every fast food joint I could get to, and hit up their condiments 接下來，我騎著自行車去了我能到達的每一家快餐店，並打了他們的調味品 section- I was after one thing: mayonnaise, and when I finally found a place with mayo 我只追求一樣東西：蛋黃醬，當我終於找到一個有蛋黃醬的地方時 I grabbed a handful of packets and shoved them in my pocket. 我抓了一把包，把它們塞進口袋。 Mayo is very high in calories and again good for filling you up and giving you energy. 蛋黃醬的熱量很高，又能讓你吃飽，給你帶來能量。 I was already seeing my eating practices as one of my survival challenges, only this time 我已經把我的飲食習慣看作是我的生存挑戰之一，只是這一次 instead of budgeting energy I was budgeting money and trying to get the most calories 我不是在為能量做預算，而是在為金錢做預算，並試圖獲得最多的卡路里。 for my cash. 為我的現金。 Once I got home I hard-boiled some eggs and made an egg sandwich. 我一回到家就煮了一些雞蛋，做了一個雞蛋三明治。 Simple, decently delicious, and cheap. 簡單、美味，而且便宜。 I still went to bed with a rumbling tummy, specially since the girlfriend had a full-on 我還是帶著咕咕叫的肚子上床睡覺了，特別是因為女朋友有一個完整的 dinner since she's not part of the challenge, but hey I've gone hungry before out in the 因為她不是挑戰賽的一部分，但我以前在外面也餓過。 bush. 灌木。 Me and the girlfriend are pretty sick of spending time in the house, so this challenge gave 我和女朋友都很討厭在家裡待著，所以這個挑戰給了 us an opportunity to get some free entertainment in. 我們有機會獲得一些免費的娛樂。 We busted out our roller blades and tore up the beach boardwalk, our dog running after 我們拿出我們的旱冰鞋，在海灘的木板路上狂奔，我們的狗跟在後面。 us on the leash. 拴住了我們。 That was a little too energy intensive for me though since I was basically getting half 但這對我來說有點太耗費精力了，因為我基本上得到了一半的能量。 the calories I normally get, so we had to take it easy after that. 我通常得到的卡路里，所以之後我們不得不放鬆。 Turns out finding free things to do that are actually fun is kind of hard- because I was 事實證明，要找到真正有趣的免費事情是有點難的，因為我是 budgeting gas money into any driving we did for entertainment... so we ended up driving 我們為了娛樂而開車時，都會把汽油錢編入預算......所以我們最後還是開車了。 nowhere. 杳無音信。 First week down and I'd spent roughly $5, with $25 to go. 第一週下來，我大概花了5美元，還有25美元。 Week 2: 第二週。 I can tell that I'm already feeling the effects of mild starvation. 我可以看出，我已經感覺到輕微飢餓的影響。 I say mild because I am still getting roughly half of the 2k calories you need each day. 我說溫和是因為我仍然獲得了你每天需要的2千卡路里的大約一半。 I feel a bit lethargic all the time, and I don't know if it's the lack of food or the 我一直感到有點昏昏欲睡，我不知道是缺乏食物還是 stress over budgeting, but there's definitely dark circles growing under my eyes. 對預算的壓力，但我的眼下肯定有黑眼圈在增長。 Normally the girlfriend and I exercise together, but there's no way I can keep up with her 通常我和女朋友一起鍛鍊，但我沒有辦法跟上她的步伐。 anymore. 不再是了。 My food kitchen idea is getting me 5 meals a week, and sometimes I even get a few snacks 我的食品廚房的想法是讓我每週吃5頓飯，有時甚至會有一些零食。 or leftover fruit at the end of each 2.5 hour shift. 或在每個2.5小時的輪班結束時吃剩的水果。 However, one of the nights they were full up on volunteers when I got there, so I had 然而，有一天晚上，我到那裡時，他們的志願者已經滿了，所以我不得不 to provide for myself. 來養活自己。 I bought more eggs and more bread, and this week I had to go through a bit extra bread 我買了更多的雞蛋和更多的麵包，這周我不得不多吃了一點麵包 so I spent about $7, bringing my total to $12 in expenses. 所以我花了大約7美元，使我的總支出達到12美元。 For entertainment I spent absolutely nothing. 為了娛樂，我完全沒有花錢。 Instead, we played board games on Friday night and Saturday night we walked down to the beach 相反，我們在週五晚上玩了棋盤遊戲，週六晚上我們走到了海邊。 and just lay there together watching the waves as our pup ran around the sand. 我們的小狗在沙灘上跑來跑去，一起躺在那裡看海浪。 I'm enjoying the closeness this challenge is bringing between me and the girlfriend, 我很享受這項挑戰在我和女友之間帶來的親密關係。 but I am hungry literally all the time. 但我實際上一直都很餓。 Also, it's clear to me that I could never do this challenge if starting from scratch 另外，我很清楚，如果從頭開始，我永遠無法完成這項挑戰。 without things like a place to live. 沒有住處之類的東西。 At least not without some serious restructuring of my life. 至少在不對我的生活進行認真調整的情況下不會。 Week 3: 第三週。 This week I ran out of toothpaste, and I realized with a growing dread in my stomach, that I'd 這個星期，我的牙膏用完了，我意識到，我的胃裡有一種越來越大的恐懼，我已經 have to pay for more if I wanted to keep practicing good dental hygiene. 如果我想繼續保持良好的牙齒衛生，就必須支付更多費用。 I tried to make it last as long as possible, even cut open the tube and dipped my brush 我試圖讓它儘可能地持續下去，甚至切開管子，用刷子蘸了一下。 into the remaining paste clinging to the walls of the tube. 進入粘附在管壁上的剩餘糊狀物。 But eventually I had to pony up $4 for a tube of toothpaste. 但最終我不得不拿出4美元買了一管牙膏。 Also, another $2 for a single roll of toilet paper. 另外，單卷衛生紙又是2美元。 Yes, I am counting individual sheets at this point. 是的，在這一點上，我正在計算個別的床單。 I could handle thirty days of hard boiled eggs and bread if I needed to, but I decided 如果需要的話，我可以應付三十天的硬煮蛋和麵包，但我決定 to vary things a bit and got a 5 lb bag of rice for $4, along with a 5 lb bag of beans 我想改變一下，用4美元買了一袋5磅的大米，還有一袋5磅的豆子。 for $6.49. 為6.49美元。 That last one hurt the budget, but I could make beans and rice last a long time. 最後一項傷害了預算，但我可以讓豆子和米飯持續很長時間。 I hit $29 out of my $30 budget, but luckily there were enough beans and rice to last me 我的30美元預算打了29美元，但幸運的是，有足夠的豆子和米飯供我使用。 through this and next week. 通過本週和下週。 Which is a good thing, because I only got 3 nights at the food kitchen this week. 這是一件好事，因為我這周只在食品廚房待了3個晚上。 Since I can't drive there because I can't afford the gas, I have to bike and others 因為我不能開車去，因為我付不起汽油費，所以我必須騎自行車和其他人一起去。 beat me there... even when I leave early. 在那裡打敗我......即使我提前離開。 Two nights this week they were already full on volunteers, so beans and rice it was. 本週有兩個晚上，他們的志願者已經滿了，所以就有了豆子和米飯。 By now I have definitely noticed a marked change in my weight. 到現在，我肯定已經注意到我的體重有了明顯變化。 I've lost a whopping seven pounds in the last three weeks, and my energy is very, very low. 在過去的三個星期裡，我的體重下降了七磅之多，而且我的精力非常、非常低。 I swear even my face is starting to look gaunt, and the bags under my eyes are only getting 我發誓，連我的臉都開始變得憔悴，而我的眼袋只會越來越多。 worse. 更糟糕的是。 The girlfriend is legitimately concerned, but I only have one week left. 女友的擔心是合理的，但我只剩下一個星期了。 Week 4: 第四周。 It was a good thing I bought those 5 lbs bag of beans and rice, because this week the volunteering 好在我買了那5磅的豆子和米，因為這周的志願服務 situation was even worse, and I only got two nights there. 情況更糟糕，我只在那裡住了兩晚。 If I could drive I could've just gone to a different kitchen and tried my luck there, 如果我能開車，我就可以去另一個廚房，在那裡試試我的運氣。 but there's no money for gas. 但沒有錢買汽油。 I believe that officially I've hit what's known as a starvation diet. 我相信正式來說，我已經達到了所謂的飢餓飲食。 I'm definitely not getting enough calories to maintain a normal weight, and since this 我肯定沒有得到足夠的熱量來維持正常體重，而且由於這 thing began I've lost ten pounds. 事情開始後，我減了十磅。 My energy levels are abysmal, and even my mood's suffered. 我的能量水準低得可憐，甚至我的情緒也受到影響。 Plus there's the stress of making sure that things last, so I don't have to replace them. 另外還有壓力，要確保東西能持續使用，這樣我就不必更換它們了。 I even took to rinsing out paper towels and letting them dry so I could reuse them. 我甚至採取了沖洗紙巾並讓它們變乾的做法，以便我可以重複使用它們。 I joked about doing the same with the toilet paper but let's just say the girlfriend wasn't 我開玩笑說要用衛生紙做同樣的事，但我們只能說女朋友不同意。 having it. 擁有它。 This challenge has really made me think about the plight of people in developing nations, 這項挑戰真的讓我思考開發中國家人民的困境。 who really do have to live on a dollar or less a day. 他們確實不得不靠每天一美元或更少的錢生活。 Now the difference between us is that on the whole, their entire lifestyle is cheaper than 現在，我們之間的區別是，從整體上看，他們的整個生活方式要比 ours, and prices reflect that. 我們的，價格也反映了這一點。 My five pound bag of beans would've never cost almost $7 in a remote village in Africa, 在非洲的一個偏遠村莊，我的五磅裝豆子絕不會花費近7美元。 but here in America everything just costs more. 但在美國，所有東西都更貴。 Which really begs the question- why? 這真的引出了一個問題--為什麼？ Why is it that medicine is a fraction the cost in Mexico that it is here? 為什麼墨西哥的醫藥費只有這裡的一小部分？ Why is a pair of blue jeans as much as $100 here in the US and $20 somewhere else? 為什麼一條藍色牛仔褲在美國這裡高達100美元，而在其他地方則是20美元？ Because we'll pay those prices, since we have better paying jobs than people elsewhere- 因為我們會支付這些價格，因為我們有比其他地方的人工資更高的工作------。 even if ironically, the value of the money we earn ends up greatly diminished because 即使具有諷刺意味的是，我們所賺的錢的價值最終被大大削弱，因為 greedy corporations are jacking up prices knowing we'll pay them. 貪婪的公司正在抬高價格，知道我們會支付他們。 Then in the long run we end up with a society where most 20 and 30 year olds can't afford 那麼從長遠來看，我們最終會出現一個社會，大多數20和30歲的人都買不起 to rent a 1 bedroom apartment in the majority of the country. 在全國大部分地區租一套一房間的公寓。 What I'm saying is the system is hella broken, but neither you or I needed this challenge 我想說的是，這個系統是壞的，但你我都不需要這個挑戰。 to know that. 要知道，。 I spent my last dollar this week on a Crunch bar, because it's the girlfriend's favorite. 這周我把最後一塊錢花在了Crunch棒上，因為這是女友的最愛。 She teared up when she saw that I spent my last dollar on something for her and then 當她看到我花了最後一塊錢為她買東西時，她哭了，然後 hugged me tight before splitting the candybar with me. 在與我分享糖塊之前，她緊緊擁抱了我。 Way I figure, she suffers alongside me with these challenges, and we both just lost a 我想，她和我一起承受著這些挑戰，而我們都剛剛失去了一個人。 month of our lives even if she wasn't the one living on a dollar a day. 我們生命中的一個月，即使她不是那個每天靠一美元生活的人。 As far as real people living on a dollar a day, I'm grateful to be in the position I'm 至於真正的人每天靠一美元生活，我很感激能處於我現在的位置。 in, but I hope one day I can work to build a world where nobody makes the sacrifices 但我希望有一天我能夠努力建立一個沒有人做出犧牲的世界。 they do, because even the tiny little taste that I got was intolerable. 他們這樣做，因為即使是我得到的那一點點味道也是無法忍受的。 Now go watch Living out of my car for a week challenge, or click this other video instead! 現在去看 "離開我的車生活一週 "的挑戰，或者點擊這個其他的視頻來代替!