This commercial for Japanese restaurant Yugo—a very cool place in Madrid, Spain, decorated like a World War II Japanese bunker—is making me drool so much that I'm afraid of drowning in my own saliva. I want to stuff my face with a bucket full of those broiled toro nigiri. That's the only thing in my mind right now.
Nuclear bunkers have fallen out of fashion in recent years, but that doesn't mean you can't transform one into a delightful bed and breakfast. This bunker in Scotland is currently up for sale and even includes a fascinating history: It's situated on a former POW camp.
The last time Hamburg's hulking air raid bunker saw use, it was 1945—and locals were taking cover from Allied bombs inside its six-foot-thick concrete walls. That was almost 70 years ago. This year, the bunker is serving a new purpose: Supplying the city with renewable energy.
The real estate listing for 3970 Spencer St. shows a foreclosed two-bedroom on a suburban street east of the Las Vegas Strip. That's nothing remarkable in Vegas, which has one of the highest foreclosure rates in the country, but this house is special: It's 25 feet unground. A high-end fallout shelter built in secret,…
Back in 1951, the Soviet Union started the construction of the Tangansky Protected Command Point, a secret 75,000-square-foot (7,000 square metres) military complex located 213 foot (65 meters) under Moscow's streets, near the Taganskaya subway station.
When explosives begin raining from the sky, it's generally recommended that one find a sturdy, preferably covered, area to wait. Our friends at Oobject.com have some great examples.
That Kraft cheese slice you might chomp for lunch today? It came from a mammoth subterranean dairy bunker the company uses as dirt cheap refrigeration and storage, Wired reports. Inside a 70 year old mine that's still rocked by explosions.
Don't get too sad over this 195-year-old bunker being sliced in half. There's 700 other bunkers nearby, which form the New Dutch Waterline that protected cities between 1815 - 1940. Now, it's an area for watery-playtime.
Bunker-42 was built during the Cold War and was a classified bunker equipped with everything necessary in case of a nuclear attack. After the end of the Cold War, it's been transformed into Russia's Cold War Museum.
You'll have to travel to England's Peak District to collect—and when I say collect, I mean "bunker down," but the 50ft x 50ft bunker in a genuine souvenir from the Cold War, used by the Royal Observer Corps.
Here's where the West German political elite was planning to spend nuclear winter, drinking Martinis and having toga parties after armageddon, waiting to see who emerged victorious from a worldwide thermonuclear war: a gigantic nuclear bunker with 17 kilometers of tunnels equipped with all kinds of commodities.