[news] Weirdest Urban Ecosystems On Earth

17 04 2010

“Cities are havens for weirdness. From communities built around garbage to dogs that ride the subway, urban environments have fostered all manner of weird patterns….. “

Here are some of the highlights:

  • Moscow’s Metro Dogs: they even know how to take the subway
  • SubTropolis: living underground is cool.. literally
  • Thames Town: 20 miles from Shanghai, but is like an English Town
  • Dharavi: featured in Slumdog Millionaire
  • Gunkanjima: possibly the world’s largest ghost town off the western most coast of Japan

Head on over to io9 to read the full article.

[ io9 ]




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