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The Chinese Communist Party often relies on the modern skylines of Beijing and Shanghai to show off their “progress” to the west. What they don’t show however are areas that lack some of the basic buildings essential to the community, schools for example.

In 1994, the residents of the Miao Village, in China’s Guizhou province, took matters into their own hands and constructed a school.

They certainly picked an interesting spot.

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Photos by Reuters

Reminds me of Little Lamplight from Fallout 3.

via [Oddity Central]

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Benjamin Grundy started Mysterious Universe back in 2006. Every week he researches the fortean world and puts together the weekly free MU podcast, extended podcast and Plus + podcast alongside Aaron Wright.

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