5th Germiest tourist attraction

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The Gum Wall in Seattle is a monument to human behaviour.

The wall is outside a theatre and this all began in 1993 when patrons would stick gum to the wall while waiting for a performance. Theater company workers said began to scrape the gum routinely, but eventually gave up. Slowly the gum amassed.

London Shibuya Crossing

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Photo via The Guardian
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Photo by Ookseer

London has launched their new crossing at Oxford Circusm based on the Shibuya ‘desire path’ model in Tokyo. It’s a brilliant piece of design thats has actual human behaviour at it’s heart, rather than a preconceived idea or persuasive approach. Basically this means that all those times you walked diagonally across a crossing, you can now do it in an environment specifically designed for this.

Click here for slideshow of Shibuya Crossing