Category: Explained

The Disappearing Aral Sea

Over one hundred ships are mysteriously abandoned in this desert in central Asia. You rub your eyes, but it’s not an optical illusion; no water...

Nothing Goes Wrong on Palmerston Island

This New Zealand protectorate is one of the most isolated communities in the world. Palmerston Island is the westernmost islet of a coral atoll belonging...

Abandoned Venice: The Ospedale al Mare

This once proud hospital served the people of the Lido for over seventy years. The Ospedale al Mare was a product of alternative thought in...