NASCAR's Original Racetrack Is an Abandoned Ruin Today

The North Wilkesboro Speedway opened in 1947, nearly a year before NASCAR was founded. The short track near moonshine country was where the first NASCAR champion, Robert "Red" Byron, was crowned. Today, five years after being abandoned, the historic speedway is just a rotting pile of sticks, crooked chairs, and… » 3/23/15 3:34pm 3/23/15 3:34pm

​Hooning In An Abandoned Russian Kids' Camp Is Both Creepy And Awesome

This video encapsulates one of the reasons I love bikes. Their go-anywhere, do whatever the hell you want nature lend themselves perfectly to random acts of honnage. In this case, it just happens to be a no-holds-barred run through a mildly disturbing deserted kid's camp in Russia. » 11/25/14 9:43pm 11/25/14 9:43pm

Now You Too Can Buy A Shining Symbol Of Detroit Ruin

Have you ever wanted to possess your very own symbol of American decay? Something that says "we used to build a lot of cars, but now we build less of them?" A real fixer-upper? Well now you can, as the old Packard Plant in Detroit is coming up on the auction block, and the bidding starts at just $975,000. » 6/09/13 10:02am 6/09/13 10:02am