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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...

The Honecker Nuclear Bunker in Berlin

Thankfully, the ever present threat of WW3 with the prospect of the obliteration of mankind via the atomic bomb are behind us now. However,...

World´s most dangerous islands

Behind the beautiful paradise beaches and clear waters lurks danger. These islands are either partly inhabited by truly courageous people or have been abandoned...

Prora – The Nazi Vacation Complex Devised for Hitler’s People

Adolf Hitler was a monster; that much is clear. However, as leader of the Third Reich he did believe that his subjects were deserving...

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...
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Elusive “Turtle Island” Rising from the Waters of the Muodaoxi River

Every year around the months of spring, thousands of Chinese tourists flock to the The Gorges Reservoir to see an elusive "turtle island" rising...

The Scuola Gladiatori Roma – World’s Only Traditional Gladiator School

The Scuola Gladiatori Roma is the only traditional gladiator school in the world. It is not set up as tourist attraction, but as a...

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...

Abandoned – The ‘Desertron’ Super Collider, Texas

In the 1980s the Department of Energy began designing what would have been the largest and most energetic particle accelerator in the world. America's Superconducting...

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...