The Old Forge pub, Britain’s most remote bar, is located in Inverie, which is so isolated in the Scottish Highlands that no roads connect the village to the rest of the country. Thirsty travelers need to hike 17 miles over very rough terrain, or take a 7-mile ferry ride.
There is an island in the Scottish Hebrides that is owned entirely by its people. With a population of 83, the Isle of Eigg has been owned by its community since being bought in 1997, after decades of issues with absentee landlords, and generates 100% of its electricity using renewable energy.
The town of Shitterton, England, changed its town sign to a 1.5 ton boulder to stop people from repeatedly stealing it.
There is a 20 story light spire on a building in downtown Stockholm, and anyone with a smartphone can change the colors on the lights that are shining in it. Its creators hope that the work can stand as a statement on the power of democracy and the power of the public.
There is an island known as “Just Room Enough Island” that has just enough room for a tree and a house.
Pheasent Island is jointly owned by France and Spain, for six months alternatingly.
There is a town in Michigan called Hell and it is for sale for $999,666.