The Most Haunted Place In The World Is For Sale

Like ghosts? Then you'll love Poveglia, a small, deserted island in the Venetian lagoon that's going on the auction block next month. It's been called "the island of madness," "Hell," and "the most haunted place on Earth." You'd just love it to pieces. » 4/15/14 6:00pm Tuesday 6:00pm

The Mystery Behind the Disappearing Island That Existed on Google Maps …

Remember that tiny South Pacific island known as Sandy Island on Google Maps and Google Earth that disappeared? It was like LOST in real life. Though scientists 'undiscovered' the island recently, the real mystery was on how it appeared on modern maps to begin with. We now know the answer. » 12/04/12 11:00pm 12/04/12 11:00pm

How Did This Tiny South Pacific Island Disappear? (Hint: It Never…

It shows up on Google Maps, coastal databases, and marine charts, but when scientists from the University of Sydney went to visit Sandy Island, it was no where to be found. Did the island, supposedly located between Australia and New Caledonia, suddenly disappear like a confusing LOST plot twist? » 11/22/12 1:00pm 11/22/12 1:00pm

Build the Perfect Secret Fortress on This Tiny New York Island

Rat Island doesn't have a lot going for it. It's called Rat Island, it's mostly rock, barren, covered in poop, and is tiny. But with the right owner (YOU?) it could be the secluded green HQ of your dreams. » 9/26/11 2:00pm 9/26/11 2:00pm

This Batsh-t Crazy Island Civilization Needs Your Donations

Help build an entirely new civilization on "a floating structure the size of Manhattan?" Kickstarter, you shouldn't have! What was once the provenance of Nano watches and Robocop statues has now gone full supervillain with Arc Island, a brave new world that's just $50,000 away. » 4/12/11 11:00am 4/12/11 11:00am

Dubai Taking More Cues From Failed Movies By Sinking Money Into…

Just when we thought Dubai couldn't make more absurd architectural decisions, they go and commission a Dutch dude to make floating islands in the shape of Arabic letters that spell out a part of a poem. This floater of an idea has been tried before, albeit on a smaller scale with cruise ship terminals, mosques and a… » 4/21/08 8:45pm 4/21/08 8:45pm