Abandoned luxury cars become a big problem in Dubai

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Thousands of luxury cars are being abandoned every year since Dubai’s financial meltdown.

Dubai over the last several years has been facing an unusual problem of high end sports cars being abandoned and left to gather thick layers of dust at airport parking lots and on the roadside across the city. If you’ve ever been to Dubai or anywhere in the United Arab Emirates, you will have noticed they have a serious car culture out there, with a particular preference for the latest and greatest in high-end super cars. (Pics)

 

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Reinventing Abandoned Places

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How to deal with abandoned buildings and structures?

Abandoned buildings and structures. As populations and industries change many large factories, apartment complexes and even theme parks are left as empty rusting hunks of man-made waste. One publishing company is trying to brainstorm a solution in an upcoming book…

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More Than 27,000 Abandoned Oil And Gas Wells Waiting To Leak In Gulf Of Mexico

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Are oils spills to become a common occurrance?

An Associated Press investigation shows that there are more than 27,000 abandoned oil and gas wells in the hard rock beneath the Gulf of Mexico, and the constellation of aging wells has been ignored for decades.

“No one—not industry, not government—is checking to see if they are leaking.”

The oldest was abandoned in the late 1940s….

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Crumbling Ghostscraper – Secret Hotel In North Korea

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The Abandoned Ryugyong Hotel

The Ryugyong Hotel resides in N. Korea. Work began in 1987 and was abandoned in 1992. At 105 stories, with 7 revolving restaurants, it would have been the tallest hotel in the world. However, word has it that is suffers from crumbling concrete, problems with the elevator shaft, and funds to complete it. Video after the jump. (Pics)

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