Newly-Discovered Geoglyphs Are So Big, NASA Is Helping Study Them From Space. A magical little place in Sintra, Portugal [OS] [1024x640]. : AbandonedPorn. Looking through pics from a euro trip last year, downtown Luxembourg. : travel. Nazca Lines. Coordinates: The Nazca Lines /ˈnæzkə/ are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru.
AbandonedPorn: Abandoned everything. 7 Insane Stories Behind the World's Weirdest Looking Towns. Humans are like a fungus growing on this great, big bathroom that God calls the world -- you stop paying attention for a few millennia, and that shit gets everywhere.
We've told you about cities that have somehow popped up in places like cemeteries, desert caves, and under boulders, but it turns out the infection is even worse than we imagined. Here's another batch of improbable but real cities that prove humans will live anywhere. #7. The Russian City With Its Own Portal to Hell. China's brand-new abandoned cities could be dystopian movie sets. Yeah,I was reading about that Paris park some days ago.
Dear Lord,what a waste of space and resources. SExpand Now,how's this for Irony: There is a gigantic $100 million abandoned China theme park...in Orlando,Florida. And two other similar ones in Hokkaido and Yokohama. Remarkable Cave Houses, Including the Homes that Inspired Tolkien. SExpand This is the type of cave houses (Yaodong) where my great-grandfathers lived.
As these cliffs are almost made entirely of dirt (Loess, you don't hit rock until you dig a considerably long way in), excavating one of these houses is very easy and quick. These homes are still very common in North Central China around the Loess Plateau and people have been making these shelters since the bronze age. The Door to Hell. Why are we so fascinated by photographs of decaying buildings? SExpand There's a delightful frisson that's generated by these preserved, vertical slices of life in a period which is still, in some way, relatable for contemporary folks and the stark, undeniable impermanence evidenced by the state of these buildings.
Buildings are supposed to be permanent, towns are supposed to be permanent. At Scotland's Crawick Multiverse Garden, You Can Look into the Void. Hanging Infinity Pools in Bali : woahdude. Giraffe Manor - Album on Imgur. The World's Largest Indoor Waterpark. Maijishan Grottoes. How The Netherlands Stopped The Wind. The 7 New Wonders Of The World Made By Man. We live in a world filled with more wondrous things than can be experienced in a single lifetime.
Luckily for those of us with a natural aversion to sunlight, some of those things have been constructed inside gigantic buildings, by people with a burning desire to one-up nature. We're talking about things such as ... #7. Super-Kamiokande: This Shit Was Obviously Built By Aliens Univ. of Tokyo Welcome to Super-Kamiokande, a gigantic subterranean water chamber built in Japan to detect neutrinos. So, what the hell does that have to do with this? Univ. of TokyoBoth make you scratch your eyes? Well, the problem with detecting neutrinos is just what we said: They generally don't interact with other matter. Univ. of TokyoIt's so friggin' bright that it will make you see space babies.
That's not the only problem, however. . #6. Dubai Mall. Tropical Islands Resort. Former airship hangar, now housing the resort Interior of the hangar.
Note people at the lower left for scale Tropical Islands Resort is a tropical theme park located in the former Brand-Briesen Airfield in Krausnick, in the district of Dahme-Spreewald in Brandenburg, Germany, 50 kilometres from the southern boundary of Berlin. It is housed in the former CargoLifter airship hangar (known as the Aerium), the biggest free-standing hall in the world. The hall belonged to the company CargoLifter until its insolvency in 2002. The (Secret) City of London, Part 2: Government. The Human-Powered, Giant Theme Park Playground: Ai Pioppi.
Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations. These Incredible Bars Are Hidden Behind Secret Entrances. These Brilliantly Colored Bolivian Buildings Look Like Alien Spaceships. I visited the neuschwanstein castle today and was not dissapointed with the view. : travel. 18 Sci-Fi Locations That Exist in the Real World. The Subway in Stockholm, Sweden Features Incredible Designs at Each Stop. The subway in Stockholm, Sweden, is unlike any other metro system in the world.
Although different subway systems throughout Europe tend to decoration their stops (like the Paris metro, for example), Stockholm’s metro system is seemingly dedicated to taking fantastical art deep beneath the city’s streets. An Abandoned Bangkok Shopping Mall Hides a Fishy Secret. Photo © Jesse Rockwell In most post-apocalyptic films when the camera pans down the abandoned streets of New York or Tokyo, long after people have disappeared and the buildings have fallen into disrepair, we see nature again thriving.
Trees and plants take hold in the sidewalks and wild animals like deer, bears, and lions stalk the ruins left behind by humans. But after descending the staircase at a vacant shopping mall in Bangkok, professional cook and photographer Jesse Rockwell discovered a wholly different take on beasts inheriting the Earth: fish. Specifically exotic koi and catfish, teeming by the thousands in a secret subterranean aquarium. Rockwell shares via his blog: New World shopping mall, a four storey former shopping mall. What an amazing discovery. Youtube. Nara Park. Tea Garden By Nara Park Within the park is a Chaya or traditional Japanese teahouse, offering tea and wagashi.
Nara Park (奈良公園, Nara Kōen?) Is a public park located in the city of Nara, Japan, at the foot of Mount Wakakusa, established in 1880. Use your imagination /r/Abandonedporn and step into the past. Oberstdorf, Germany. Photo by Dominic Walter. [2048×1356]. : AbandonedPorn. This small Netherlands town has streets named after Tolkien characters. SExpand In the little Dutch town of Geldrop there is a neighborhood with streets named after characters from the stories of J.R.R.
Anakin Skywalker's hometown is about to be overtaken by sand dunes. Tunisia trying to save Star Wars Tattoine set from sand erosion. Tunisian officials are reaching out to Star Wars fans to help them save the set of Tatooine from sinking into the desert. Sand erosion is threatening to destroy the tourist attraction, which was featured in multiple Star Wars movies, but the Tunisian tourism ministry bosses and the Tourism Chamber for the Oasis and Sahara regions are hoping to raise funds to halt the disappearance of Tatooine, located in Mos Epsa.
Tourism boss Nabil Gasmi tells ABC News, "Mos Epsa is located in a very windy region, threatened by sand dunes which the wind moves by around 15 meters a year. One dune has already buried 10 percent of the Star Wars site. Behold These Incredible Works Of Architecture Made Out Of Living Trees.