This Russian town is plagued by massive, spontaneous sinkholes

In a story seemingly invented for future landscape architecture thesis projects, we find the city of Berezniki, Russia. "In the West," the New York Times explains, "mines are usually located far from populous areas, to reduce the risks of sinkholes to homes and other buildings. But Berezniki, a city of 154,000 that… » 4/13/12 3:05pm 4/13/12 3:05pm