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Thursday, 24 August 2017

“Educational” Cosmic Village, possibly the creepiest way to waste state resources

We present to you the state-funded Cosmic Village, in all its creepy glory. If you’ve ever wondered what kind of bizarre projects into which the state pours its resources, then we invite you to learn more about the Cosmic Village. Somebody thought it would be a good idea to create replicas of Egypt’s most notable cultural and historical features and cram them into one compact area … still in Egypt. Whoever came up with this brilliant plan — which saves people the hassle of actually going to the original sites — also thought it would be a great idea to throw in what can only be described as a haunted house-version of Disneyland’s “It’s a Small World” water ride, complete with trolls and crocodiles (watch, runtime 4:10).

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