The Stories Behind These Abandoned Islands Will Freak You Out

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Open for Business

Today, almost 40 years later, the city has reopened to tourists interested in exploring the ruins of the once bustling metropolis.

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On the Silver Screen

The site was used for the filming of the 2012 James Bond film, “Skyfall”, joining the most people on the island since its abandonment.

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The More You Know

  • Sesame Street is now a real place.
  • Shakespeare is easier to understand, makes more sense, and is punnier when it's recited in its original pronunciation instead of a modern English accent.
  • The television was invented only two years after the invention of sliced bread.
  • The richest superhero is actually Black Panther, who has an estimated of $500 billion, whereas Tony Stark is worth $100 billion and Bruce Wayne $80 billion.
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