Is there a more perfect story for the 21st Century?
‘Siberian Maldives’ is actually a toxic dump, Instagrammers warned
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@eldang Wow, that wedding photo is so eerie and apocalyptic! And I think it would have that vibe even if I didn't know the story.
@eldang you're right - this really captures something quintessential about our age.
Also I listened to this this morning, about the mysterious mound of china dumped in the woods in PA: https://www.wbur.org/endlessthread/2019/06/28/we-want-plates and thought there was something I couldn't quite put my finger on that felt very "not quite the apocalypse we were expecting."
I guess the common theme here is pollution-tourism... (and the internet)
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