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Inside The World’s Tallest Slum

Construction began over two decades ago in the early 90s, however was never fully completed. After the developer died in 1994, the project came...

Maho Beach – Take a blast to the face by a...

On Maho Beach, on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin, there is more to do than just sunbathe and swim. The beach is located right...

The Island That Sank

The town of Holland Island was once a thriving fishing village off the coast in the Chesapeake Bay. In the early 1900’s, the island...

Secret ‘Twin Peaks’ Scientology Base, Deep in the California Mountains

According to former Scientologists and a key member overseeing the construction of the site, this sprawling complex deep in the San Bernardino mountains is...

The A-bomb Museum open for just 12 hours a year

It’s a rather unusual museum. All it has on display is a few pebbles of glass, a chunk of concrete about the size of a...

Strange Places – Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew, Thailand

As part of our series of articles on strange architecture, it is time to take a look at the Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew...

Kyshtym – The Nuclear Disaster Both the Soviets & the U.S...

On September 29, 1957, an explosion in a steel storage tank containing liquid nuclear waste led to the release of a massive 2 MCi...

Secret Underwater Billiard Room Beneath an English Lake

Witley Park is an intriguing abandoned place in the middle of the English countryside. Many of the photographs you see here are of a hidden...

The Ryugyong Hotel – North Korea’s 105 storey Failure

The Ryugyong Hotel, (designed by Baikdoosan Architects & Engineers) first began construction back in 1987. With a completion date of 1989, it was intended...

Karosta Prison Hotel Where Guests are Treated as Inmates

Karosta Prison in Latvia was a brutal military prison turned death camp throughout parts of the 20th Century. This is a story about Karosta Prison...