If you use Google Earth to look up the Salfords Lads Club in Manchester, England, you'll find a famously coiffed squatter in this virtual world. Punch in "St Ignatius Walk, M5 3RX" on 3D Buildings mode and you'll see a pixelated incarnation of Morrissey, The Smiths' loud-mouthed pontificator, forever standing smugly.
In this series of paintings by James Chadderton, called "Manchester Apocalypse," we get a glimpse of what the U.K.'s retro futuristic industrial city will look like after the economy (and everything else) is in a state of collapse.
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Traffic cops in Manchester will soon be carrying webcams. This will help both sides of the parking predicament. The police will be able to use the video as proof against people challenging their tickets, and the people receiving tickets will have video proof to send home to mom. Let's just hope they don't bring this…