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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...

Saddam Hussain’s Abandoned Palaces

Absolute power can be a terrifying prospect in any society. With out the necessary checks and balances that modern democracy brings, having just one...

Former Monk Spends Over 50 Years Building a Cathedral from Junk

Justo Gallego Martinez, an 89-year-old farmer and former monk from Spain, has spent over 50 years of his life single-handedly building a large cathedral in...

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...

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...

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...

The world ‘s most beautiful library

Double attractions are hidden behind Trinity College pale grey facades in Dublin. You will find The Old Library what is sometimes called the world's...

Abandoned – The 1984 Winter Olympic Village

Unfortunately there are no shortage of Olympic villages around the world, where after the glory of the event they are left to quietly rot...

The Bubble Gum Pink Lake Hillier in Australia

Lake Hillier within Australia's Recherche Archipelago is a magnificent looking destination. The distinctive like bubble-gum pink of its waters draws photographers from all over the...

The Gypsum Caves in Western Ukraine – A Jewish Refuge During...

Beneath a large patch of remote farmland in Western Ukraine, lies the Gypsum Giant cave system. Containing over 127,779 meters of explorable passageways, caves and...