tunnels

tech-science

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.
Becky Ferreira
6.20.19
Drugs

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.
Drew Schwartz
8.24.18
Travel

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.
Mike Pearl
10.27.15
Stuff

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.
Jennifer Schaffer
3.1.15
Stuff

Inside the Tunnels Las Vegas's Homeless Population Calls Home

In the 1990s, the Hydro Conduit Corporation began construction on flood tunnels in Las Vegas to protect the tourist destination from raging flash floods. Today, the tunnels are the homes of the city’s homeless population.
Harmon Leon
6.16.14
Photo

Photographing the Sewer People of Bucharest

Photographer Jen Tse documents the tragic world of people who've grown up in the sewers of Bucharest. A gritty photo series shot in near complete darkness tells grim tales of rape, violence, drug abuse, hunger, cold, disease, darkness, and everything...
Jen Tse
10.10.13
News

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...
Mohammed Omer
3.17.13