Waterparks are a much-beloved pastime for those who endured those sticky summer days. With the dreaded heat and humidity just around the corner, reading the blog post at Vice's Motherboard on abandoned water-parks is the perfect way to prepare yourself. The post by Michael Byrne chronicles the sad stories of water parks across the globe whose terrible fates have left many a landscape littered with dystopian monstrosities. Childhood, lost. [Motherboard]

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