Seattle, Washington's North Transfer Station waste collection plant has a viewing room and playground on its premises kuow.org/stories/seattles…
It's Illegal for an Adult to be in a NYC Playground Without a Child Under 12 nycgovparks.org/rules/sec…
Kids playground built from discarded wind turbine parts. The Rotterdam based playground is a maze-like structure made from five discarded wind turbine blades. The recycled blades make up a slide tower, a watch tower, tunnels, bridges, ramps, and slides. lifeandsoulmagazine.com/2…
During the Cold War, playground equipment in the US and the USSR was made with the intent of getting children to be interested in the Space Race en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Col…
In the year 2000 American Target Shooter Josh Lakatos decided to illegally stay in the Olympic Village and turned an unsupervised building into a playground for sex orgies. espn.com/olympics/summer/…
The First Playgrounds built in North America in the late 1800's were actually just large piles of sand. The "sand gardens" were very popular in urban areas where kids didn't have access to nature play or large yards. pgpedia.com/s/sand-garden…
The first "junk playground" opened in Copenhagen in 1943 under German occupation. It had three components: a vacant lot; donated scraps; and a single adult supervisor, who β€œwas available only for guidance and was key to the success of the playground.” theatlantic.com/health/ar…
That there is a author that finds the orgins and different versions of playground nursery rhymes. Such as "Bubble gum, bubble gum in a dish" playgroundjungle.com/intr…
In 1990, Mr. Rogers sued the KKK for impersonating his voice in prerecorded messages. These messages said "AIDS was divine retribution" and included radio skits simulating lynchings of black children on a playground. The tapes were circulated among elementary and middle school children. nytimes.com/1990/10/12/us…
Plans for a Superman theme park in Metropolis, a town of about 7,000 in southern Illinois, were shelved after the 1973 OPEC oil embargo drove up gasoline prices, crippling the U.S. travel industry. Plans called for a Bizarro Playground, a Voyage to Krypton ride and a skating rink. gizmodo.com/metropolis-th…
During the Siege of Sarajevo, an estimated 4,000 people were buried in makeshift graves throughout the city, in alleyways to playgrounds to parks. There was an average of 50-55 funerals a day. nytimes.com/1996/04/21/wo…
The bunker where Hitler shot himself is now a childrens playground vice.com/en_uk/article/pp…
Pornhub, Brazzers, YouPorn, Mofos, Digital Playground, Redtube, Reality Kings and many many other porn sites, production studios and cam sites are all owned by a company called MindGeek, giving it a near-absolute monopoly on the way mainstream pornography is manufactured and distributed en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Min…
Winnie the Pooh was banned from a Polish playground because of his 'dubious sexuality' and 'inappropriate' dress. independent.co.uk/arts-en…
Pornhub, YouPorn, Tube8, XTube, RedTube, GayTube, SpankWire, Brazzers, Reality Kings, Twistys, Digital Playground, Men, Mofos, MyDirtyHobby, and Playboy are all owned by the same company MindGeek. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Min…
In August of 1992, Tupac Shakur was at an autographing session in Marin City with his entourage when a fight broke out. Shots were fired and a bullet struck a 6 year old riding his bike at a nearby school playground, killing him. No one was convicted for the murder. sfgate.com/news/article/P…
The place where Hitler committed suicide is now a playground for children vice.com/en_us/article/pp…
Lorillard Tobacco Company used to hand out Newport cigarettes to black children in playgrounds en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New…
The Epic headquarters in Wisconsin is set up like an 1100-acre playground nytimes.com/2018/12/20/bu…
There is a playground in Valencia Spain that is meant to pretend visitors are Lilliputians climbing Gulliver atlasobscura.com/places/p…
The biggest porn company in the entire world is MindGeek from in Canada. They own several "tube sites" like Pornhub, YouPorn and Redtube as well as other traditional content providers like Brazzers and Digital Playground. nationalpost.com/m/wp/blo…
There is an organization that promotes the idea that architects should consult with children of the communities during the design of public playgrounds. In some case studies, children even take an part in the hands-on modeling. designingwithchildren.net…
There are adventure playgrounds in Europe where kids can essentially do whatever they want, including light fires, in a junkyard-like setting. bcove.me/265tvskb
There is a "heavy equipment playground" in Las Vegas where you can drive bulldozers for fun digthisvegas.com/what-you…
A New Zealand school ditched schoolyard restrictions on play, and saw a drop in bullying, serious injuries and vandalism, and concentration levels in class increase. Instead of a playground, children play in a "loose parts pit" which contains junk such as wood, tyres and an old fire hose. stuff.co.nz/national/educ…
There is a Heavy Equipment Playground in Vegas that allows people to "play" with heavy machinery. autoblog.com/2011/09/06/h…
The world’s longest swing set consists of 127 swings and is made of 51 playground sets stuck together, stretching 562 feet. mentalfloss.com/article/8…
There is an official NYC city park in Harlem called the "Crack is Wack Playground" nycgovparks.org/parks/cra…
The site of Hitler's alleged suicide is now a children's playground vice.com/read/the-site-of…
A drunk, obese man made a $100 bet that he can get into a baby swing at a playground. He wins the bet but loses his life, when his friends decided to leave him stuck in the swing overnight. He died not due to cutting off circulation, but due to rupturing his infected appendix. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/100…
It is actually common for 1-3 year olds to have their shin broken while sliding in a playground with an adult ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1…
There are playground swings for wheelchairs rehabmart.com/product/whe…
During the Cold War, playground equipment was made with the intent of getting children to be interested in and excited about the Space Race en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Col…
There's a hill in Virginia called Mt. Trashmore. It's made out of garbage with soil on top and has a playground and a skate park. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mou…
There is a Heavy Equipment Playground in Las Vegas where you can drive bulldozers for fun. digthisvegas.com/
There is a playground in New York City called "Crack Is Wack Playground". It's named after a mural painted at the location by pop artist Keith Haring. nycgovparks.org/parks/cra…
The principal of a Santa Monica elementary school banned the playground game tag, because "it creates self-esteem issues." abcnews.go.com/US/story?i…
A cat carpenter in Austin Texas transforms houses into indoor cat playground with hand made cat shelves, tunnels, catio, treehouse and still manages to volunteer for non-profilt feline organizations. hauspanther.com/2013/01/1…
In 2014, over 11,000 Americans over the age of 25 were injured by playground equipment cpsc.gov
Porn studio giants Brazzers, Digital Playground and Reality Kings are all owned by the same parent company that also own and operate free streaming websites like YouPorn, Pornhub and Tube8 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
Michael Jackson almost scrapped the entire Thriller album, and being inspired by watching happy children at the playground saved it. youtube.com/watch?v=pMh89…
Today I learned of the Indian sport Kabaddi, a full contact "playground tag" with strict breathing rules. youtube.com/watch?v=QVbj-…
Tire mulch is cryogenically frozen and shattered (for gardens/ playgrounds/ climbing gyms) libertytire.com/Recycling…
Robert Moses was in power for 4 decades. In NYC he built 658 playgrounds 416 miles of parkways 13 bridges and also uprooted more than 500K people. Resume includes: Triborough Bridge, UN HQ Jones Beach Central Park Zoo, Shea Stadium, and the 1964 Worlds Fair. nytimes.com/learning/gene…
Plastic playground slides create enough static to fry hearing implants. wired.com/medtech/health/…
In 1994, 62 children in a Zimbabwe school reported seeing a UFO landing in their school playground. A Harvard psychiatry professor interviewed the children and was impressed by the sincerity and consistency of their accounts. youtube.com/watch?v=_pKC1…
An elementary school named its auditorium after Michael Jackson and in return Jackson paid the salary for the school's music teacher and planted memorial rose bushes near the playground. His name was covered up at the height of the child molestation scandals but restored after his death seeing-stars.com/Schools/…
There is a steampunk playground with an elephant sculpture and a penny farthing swing in Oamaru, New Zealand odt.co.nz/regions/north-o…
Nike accepts donations of worn out sneakers to recycle the materials to make synthetic turf sports fields, running tracks, and playground surfacing tiles en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nik…
Before dying in the same plane crash that killed Buddy Holly and The Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens had a fear of flying that stemmed from missing a mid-air collision that killed two students in his junior high school playground en.wikipedia.org/wiki/195…

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