Abandoned Places

Drawing heavily on comparisons to the booms and busts of American cities, a writer describes the perfectly-preserved, abandoned, virtual cities of the popular online game World of Warcraft.
May 1, 2014   AV Club
Apparently ghost towns aren't only found in America's Old West and at former nuclear test sites. Lifestyle website Thrillist has collected seven of the world's creepiest ghost towns.
Oct 31, 2013   Thrillist
This piece from <em>The New York Times</em> offers a first hand look at life in a modern day mining ghost town from someone who is steadily buying up empty buildings.
Nov 2, 2010   The New York Times