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.
|Ethnic cleansing by stealth|
|Tombstones for the Internet Generation|
|"Videotaping a mass murder is not politics; it’s pornography."|
|The temptation to move toward autonomous drones will be irresistible.|
|Massive Animal Die-offs Now Plotted on Google Maps|
|Reviewing Counterfeit Toys Made in China|
|The Spaceship Propulsion Compendium|
|The Unknown Reader|
|Termite-Inspired Autonomous Robotic Construction Crew|
|"This very internationalism that contributed to the apocalyptic disaster that ended the Bronze Age."|
|Soviet Air Force’s First All-Female Bombing Squad|
|James Charles' Pop Culture Dollars|
|Unboxing a Factory Sealed IBM Compatible PC from 1988|
|“There was not only automation but where the suggestion that humans had any control [...] was absent too.”|
|"Most of what kids currently learn at school will probably be irrelevant by the time they are 40."|
|“The release of methane from hydrate may be apocalyptic.”|