Weekend Links: 15 Fascinating Stories From Urbex & Urban Art to Surreal Landscapes & More

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The weekend is upon us and with it the opportunity to catch up on our reading over a nice cup of tea or coffee! This week’s link round-up features a range of diverse content from ghost towns and urban art to crumbling Cold War bunkers and weirdly painted aircraft.

Abandoned Power Station Transformed into a Roller Coaster (Weburbanist)

Grounded Military Planes Reborn as Canvases for Awesome Graffiti (Tech Graffiti)

Recreating Shackleton’s Journey (Those Who Dared)

The Bloodbath of WWII’s Battle of Manila (Environmental Graffiti)

Breathtaking Reflections of Paris (My Modern Met)

Blackpool – The Sun hasn’t set on the British Seaside Town (Untapped Cities)

Urban Exploration – Leordeni Fort No. 10, Romania (The Bohemian Blog)

Surreal Landscapes by Jim Kazanjian (Neatorama)

Paranoid Dictator’s Communist-Era Bunkers Now a National Nuisance (Wired)

Impressions of Quito (The Wandering Moccasin)

Historic Photo Shows Wrecked X-15 after 1962 Mud Lake Crash (Storm Climb)

A Brief History of the Applause, the ‘Big Data’ of the Ancient World (The Atlantic)

Found! Photos Celebrating 125 Years of Nat Geo (natgeofound.tumblr.com)

Abandoned Places: 10 Creepy, Beautiful Modern Ruins (The Coolest)

The Ghosts of Antarctica: Abandoned Stations and Huts (Dark Roasted Blend)

 

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