The Russians have a better idea for taking over North America, and no one’s going to get shot in the process.
The 64-mile (103km) tunnel would connect the far east of Russia with Alaska, opening up the prospect of the ultimate rail trip across three quarters of the globe from London to New York. The link would be twice as long as the Channel Tunnel connecting Britain and France.
The $65 billion (£33 billion) mega-project aims to transform trade links between Russia and its former Cold War enemies across some of the world’s most desolate terrain. It would create a high-speed railway line, energy links and a fibreoptic cable network
Why not? I’ve always wanted to see Siberia. Road trip anyone? In 2021?
Oh, also, I’ve got a bridge for sale, in Brooklyn, if you want to buy some shares…
[via Times of London]