During the Chernobyl disaster in 1986, Soviet authorities tried to spare human workers from the harsh conditions by experimenting with a number of bizarre and oddly innovative remote-controlled devices. These robotic machines are now on display at an open air museum near the site.
Back in 2009, redditor HoHoNOPE paid a few hundred bucks to charter an illegal tour of the Chernobyl power plant and nearby ghost town of Prypiat. This is what he saw.[Spotted on ]
In 1986, the disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant forced the residents of the town of Prypiat to evacuate, never to return. Today, Prypiat is a collection of crumbling buildings, and nature has begun to reclaim the city.