September 19, 2013

Virtual disaster tourism

As xkcd points out, you can see the world these days without ever leaving home.

That now includes disaster tourism. Earlier this year, Google sent a Street View car through the town of Namie, next door to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The area's been evacuated because of radiation contamination.

It's Life After People, only for real.

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