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Why Is a ‘Ghost Town’ Being Built in the Middle of New Mexico

It may be hard to believe, but the latest ghost city isn’t being constructed in China (where such a thing is common) or anywhere overseas for that matter. It’s going up right here in the United Sates — in the middle of New Mexico.

There, a brand new, fully-functional modern town devoid of people is being built with the sole purpose of being a tech test bed.

(Related: See pictures of the creepy Chinese ghost malls)

BBC reports the tech company Pegasus Global Holdings is spending $1 billion in Lea County, New Mexico, to construct a town that will test a wide range of new gadgets and systems:

Anything from smart grids and next-gene

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Added: May-10-2012 Occurred On: May-10-2012
By: cajunmojo
Regional News
Tags: Ghost Town, New Mexico,
Location: United States (load item map)
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