tunnels

6.20.19

A Bizarre New Species of Mollusk Eats Rocks, Poops Sand, and Shapes Rivers

Lithoredo abatanica, a very weird shipworm found in a river in the Philippines, represents both a new species and genus.

8.24.18

A Massive Underground Drug Tunnel to Mexico Was Found Underneath an Abandoned KFC

Feds stumbled upon the underground passageway after cops busted the building's owner with meth, coke, heroin, and fentanyl.

6.30.17

London's Secret Tunnels, Used to Hide Art During WWI, Open for Ride-Throughs

London's Postal Museum opens to the public July 28th.

10.27.15

The Enduring Legend of the Girl Who Died in Odessa's Catacombs

Investigating the mysterious death of a young women who wandered into one an underground tunnel and never came out—but lives on as an internet rumor.

3.1.15

An Amsterdam Artist Is Digging Tunnels to Escape the Modern World

Following her instincts, artist and designer Leanne Wijnsma digs tunnels in the middle of European cities.

8.27.14

Beeple's Glowing Virtual Tunnels Give Viewers A 'Warm Neon Birth'

3D animator and Brainfeeder affiliate, Beeple, has released a series of hypnotic videos that bring viewers on a journey through mechanical passageways.

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6.16.14

Inside the Tunnels Las Vegas's Homeless Population Calls Home

In the 1990s, the Hydro Conduit Corporation began building storm-drainage tunnels in Las Vegas to protect the tourist destination from raging flash floods. Today, the tunnels house the city's homeless population.

6.6.14

Luminous Tunnels Made Of Neon String Will Hypnotize You

Megan C. Mosholder's glowing installation "Terminus" visualizes train tunnels with ebullient sounds and visuals.

10.21.13

Photographing the Sewer People of Bucharest

Two years ago, photographer Jen Tse went to Bucharest, Romania, to document the people who have been living desperate lives in the city's sewer system since being forced underground by severe poverty.

3.17.13

Gaza's Graveyards for The Living: Now Flooded with Sewage Water

There are now at least 900 tunnels operating between Gaza and Egypt. That flourishing business is a distressing signal of Gaza’s economic isolation. To work in these tunnels is considered the most dangerous job in Gaza. It's known as “the trade of...