Register | Login


The asbestos mine in Asbestos, Quebec, Canada. Photo credit: Denis-Carl Robidoux/Flickr

At the heart of the triangle made by the three Canadian cities of Quebec, Montreal, and Sherbrooke, lies a town with the worst name imaginable—Asbestos. So ugly is the word, that local businesses with “Asbestos” painted on their vehicles are denied entry into the United States. Custom agents recoil with horror when they see “Asbestos” stamped on packages of meat.

Read more »
© Amusing Planet, 2018.


What If You Dropped Manhattan Into the Grand Canyon?

lighting out of purple sky

five flower lake, china

Giant Dragon Skull on an English Beach Promotes Game of Thrones

Sao Paulo: The City With No Outdoor Advertisements

Bishop Rock: The Smallest Island in the World

Anamorphic 3D Illusion Drawings by Alessandro Diddi

Cocora Valley: The Valley of Palms