Archived Articles: Steve

A stellar writer and amazing researcher, Steve has brought a twist of creative humor into the mix with articles on geek cake designs and brilliant book artists, extreme house boat designs and real-life nanotechnology applications, dramatic guerrilla marketing campaigns and steampunk art and fashion. Steve can also be found writing away about insane news and inventions of Japan over at InventorSpot.

Brushed Off: 12 Dried Out & Abandoned Car Washes

Hold the hot wax and spare the soap, these abandoned car washes have blow-dried their last vehicle and will no longer thank you for coming again.

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No Más: 15 Closed, Abandoned & Vacant Taco Bells

Don't make a run for the border, most of Taco Bell's 6,500 fast food restaurants are in the USA... not counting those that have been abandoned.

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Pilot Projects: 8 Artistically Painted Airplanes & Jets

Airlines large and small are artistically painting their aircraft in flying colors to ensure the view from outside is as nice as the one from your window seat.

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Art Brake: OZ’s Awesome Traffic Light Signal Boxes

Traffic light signal boxes are found near traffic lights but unlike the latter, the former aren't designed to attract the eye... unless they're in Australia.

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The Way We Wore: 12 Clothesed & Abandoned Dry Cleaners

Martinize THIS! Factors such as cost, convenience and the creeping casualness of modern life have condemned countless dry cleaners to in-solvent-cy.

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Shabby Cabbie: 15 Abandoned Taxis & Cab Graveyards

Taxis have a checkered history and few mourn when one or more of the used, abused and disused private transit vehicles reaches the end of the meter.

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Railroaded: 9 Nifty Abandoned Train Car Graveyards

Where do obsolete trains go when they die? Many end up in railroad graveyards where these former station-stopping locomotives stay stopped and stationary.

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Home Ice: 12 International Antarctic Research Stations

Constructing a research station in Antarctica means thinking outside the box-like building but not TOO far outside... Great Scott it's COLD out there!

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Rolling Stop: 10 Abandoned Roller Skating Rinks

These abandoned roller skating rinks once saw social interaction mesh seamlessly with healthful recreation backed by a toe-tapping musical soundtrack.

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No Child Left: 10 Eerie Abandoned Daycare Centers

Won't somebody please care for the children? Sorry, Helen Lovejoys of the world, these 10 eerie abandoned daycare centers just don't care any more.

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