On ViralNova, a look at the most unusual of monuments found in the most desolate place in the world. I'm using the above picture because I don't want to ruin the surprise from ViralNova.
A friend told me to go to a certain latitude and longitude on Google Maps. When I noticed it seemed to be in the middle of an African desert, I thought he was just sending nonsense. But when I zoomed in, my mind was blown. I noticed a tiny icon that looked like an airplane.
So I did some more research and discovered there?s an incredibly tragic and beautiful story behind it. Here it is, from start to finish.
|"You’re trying to tell me I've been dead for two years, and no one bothered to tell me?"|
|Tombstones for the Internet Generation|
|Elizabeth Taylor's Obituary Was Written so Long Ago, Its Author Died in 2005|
|Deaths of gamers leave their online lives in limbo|
|"A friend died nearly 2 years ago. I had no idea."|
|“Civilisation is a movement, and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbour.”|
|“Lighter, more affordable, personal rapid transit: self-driving bikes.”|
|“If you really want to save the planet, you should die.”|
|Japanese Robot Serves Ice Cream From Inside a Vending Machine|
|Somebody Needs to Build a New Facebook Stat|
|Bizarre Record Covers|
|Why, Typewriters Are Alive and Well, Thank you|
|CaptchaTweet: Write Tweets in Captcha Form|
|How to Avoid Jury Duty|
|“A company headquartered in Toronto runs a successful affordable mobile phone service in the US.”|
|“Artificial intelligence can detect your sexuality and politics just by looking at your face.”|