Jaw-Dropping Videos Of What The World's Cities Look Like Without People

What if everyone on Earth suddenly vanished, leaving behind pristine cities devoid of human life? These astonishing timelapse videos show us what cities from San Francisco to Shanghai would look like as ghost towns. » 9/18/14 3:00pm 9/18/14 3:00pm

Abandoned Canadian Ghost Town to be Revived by Entrepreneur

Kitsault is a modern ghost town, one that was abandoned some 30 years ago by over 1,200 mine workers and their families. But the British Columbia town still stands just as its inhabitants left it — leaving an Indo-Canadian businessman with an intriguing idea: Why not bring it back to life? » 8/01/13 8:40am 8/01/13 8:40am

The Salton Sea Is Like Mad Max With Beachfront Views

At one point, California's inland Salton Sea was a thriving tourist destination and fishing spot. Nowadays, it's a toxic, hyper-salinated cesspool gone stagnant due to pollution and lack of sufficient drainage. Here are snapshots of the Sea's eerie lakeside towns. » 3/23/10 10:00am 3/23/10 10:00am

How Los Angeles Destroyed the City of Keeler

Keeler, California was once an attractive lakeside resort on the shores of Owens Lake. But as waters from the lake were diverted to Los Angeles, the shoreline receded, triggering a small, quiet apocalypse in Keeler. » 9/18/09 11:06am 9/18/09 11:06am