Catch up with highlights from our digital travels this week…
The architecture of waiting
There are few things more tedious than waiting for a bus. But officials in the Austrian village of Krumbach came up with a clever scheme to ease the pain, inviting architects such as Sou Fujimoto to Smiljan Radić to design bus stops in return for a free holiday. Hop over to iGNANT to see the results.
Derelict diving boards
If you follow London stationer Present & Correct on social media, you’ll know what a great arbiter of taste the shop is. On its blog this week, the store rounded up 15 derelict diving boards from around the world for our collective visual pleasure. Dive straight in here.
Icelandic football pitches are set against some impressive backdrops
The Euros are wrapping up and regardless of who wins the final, Iceland’s heroic performances will be an enduring memory of the tournament. Their unexpected run to the quarterfinals is all the more surprising when looking at the state of the country’s football pitches – though the views of the mountains aren’t bad… Head to Vice for more.
Buy an entire town on Craigslist
Most people head to Craiglist looking for jobs, apartment rentals and maybe the odd piece of free furniture. But you can now buy a little ghost town in Colorado via the site for $350,000. Called Cabin Creek, the village has been abandoned since the 1970s after a grisly murder… Curbed has more.
Noah’s Ark opens
Remember when we told you about the life-sized replica of Noah’s Ark in Kentucky? Well, that giant timber-frame structure, which houses a biblical theme park, has now opened to the public amid floods in the US state. Dezeen has the latest.