When a bridge trestle in Texas caught fire last Sunday, authorities ruled it too dangerous to fight, so they let it burn down. Gizmodo has the whole video right here, and estimates the damage at $10 million.
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed a marriage equality law yesterday and the City of Minneapolis celebrated last night by lighting up the I-35W bridge like this. It looks like the final stage from Mario Kart.
There are quite a few beautiful bridges in the world, but the vast majority of them are just infrastructure to get you across that river or crevasse without plummeting to your death. This one is different. And that's because it's breathtakingly gorgeous.
Ever wondered what happened to the mall in The Blues Brothers after Jake, Elwood, and all those cops drove right through it? They actually left it just the way it was, but that's only the start of the Dixie Square Mall's decline.