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Grow City: Sci-fi Urban Farming: virtual land, adaptive re-use and high-tech growing

Grow City: Sci-fi Urban Farming: virtual land, adaptive re-use and high-tech growing | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Commercial vertical farming comes to North America! On virtual reclaimed land! Is it all good? http://t.co/tfMlRdQP

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Not technically urban exploration, but I like to see what happens to the urban abandoned places as much as I like to see them before they are reclaimed. 

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Urban exploration: derelict and abandoned urban, industrial and commercial locations. http://ontarioexploration.com
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5 Losses at Sea That We Will Probably Never Know the Cause of - Weird Worm

5 Losses at Sea That We Will Probably Never Know the Cause of - Weird Worm | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Investigators use sophisticated technology, meticulous record keeping and prompt response times to make sense of crime scenes. Their job is much more difficult when the scene is at the bottom of the sea.
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Abandoned Amusement Park: North Hudson’s Frontier Town – CNY Paranormal

Abandoned Amusement Park: North Hudson’s Frontier Town – CNY Paranormal | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
When we talk about ghosts, we are often discussing the forgotten people. Their names and identities have been erased, replaced with the translucent image of
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Kalyazin Bell Tower is a symbol of Russia before communism: a lonely bell tower on a man-made island in a man-made lake

Kalyazin Bell Tower is a symbol of Russia before communism: a lonely bell tower on a man-made island in a man-made lake | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Large energy or infrastructure projects that are intended to benefit one region, country, or people usually go hand-in-hand with big sacrifices. Sometimes
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Icelandic Analog: Abandoned mini-golf course - Doc Pop's Blog

Icelandic Analog: Abandoned mini-golf course - Doc Pop's Blog | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Some film photos from an abandoned putt-putt course in the remote valley of Heydalur in Iceland.
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From Frank Leigh in Ottawa, Ontario - "I was visiting British Columbia from Ottawa, and while there crossed over to Oroville, Washington State. Driving down a back dirt road I spotted these five cars neatly lined up in a field along with a number of other junked cars. They caught my eye immediately as I also own a Morris Minor convertible. It was a rather unexpected sight.Indeed!

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Inside an abandoned train yard in Budpest

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The abandoned Istvántelek Train Yard occupies a vast area of land outside Budapest . Also known as the Red Star Train Graveyard, it i
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Advertising Giants: America’s Amazing Muffler Men

Before Mad Men there were Muffler Men – 20-foot tall fiberglass statues cast in the thousands to advertise roadside businesses from coast to coast.
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Smallpox Hospital on Roosevelt Island

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an online history of the

Smallpox Hospital of Roosevelt Island

 

in partnership with the Roosevelt Island Historical Society
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4 Natural Disasters That Changed History - Weird Worm

4 Natural Disasters That Changed History - Weird Worm | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
A natural disaster is a horrible thing. Tornados, earthquakes, tsunamis… they can ruin, disrupt and end millions of lives. And as if that weren’t enough, they can sometimes alter the very course of human history.
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Glastonbury Abbey Postcard

Shop Glastonbury Abbey Postcard created by tracilawphotography. Personalize it with photos & text or purchase as is!
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Man finds car 20 years after forgetting where he parked it

Man finds car 20 years after forgetting where he parked it | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Police in found the Volkswagen at an abandoned building set for demolition.
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Mount Moriah Night Photography Workshop

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Visit one of America's most beautiful, sprawling, and overgrown cemeteries, improve your night photography skills with Matthew Christopher of Abandoned America!
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VW parts , bus , vanagon , camper vans , bug , etc | Classic Cars | Ottawa | Kijiji

VW parts , bus , vanagon , camper vans , bug , etc | Classic Cars | Ottawa | Kijiji | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
wanted volkswagen parts, old or new vw van , bug , westfalia , vanagon ,anything aircooled vw vw tools.. unfinished projects? will pay cash and pick-up. what do you have?
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Documenting the Disappearance of America's Most Toxic Ghost Town

Starting in 2008, following a devastating tornado, Todd Stewart has photographed the toxic ruins of Picher, Oklahoma, a mining community turned ghost town.
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Behold The U.S. Government’s Million-Pound Deadweight Machine

It's the largest in the world.
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