If hanging out in the virtual MMORPG land of World of Warcraft just isn't enough escapism for you these days, you're in luck—someone went and built a massive, $48 million Warcraft theme park in China. The only problem? It's massively, hugely illegal.
Back in the early '90s, Las Vegas' downtown district—the original home of Sin City's gambling mecca—was looking to draw tourists away from the glitzy Strip and they started fielding pitches from people with big ideas. And nothing was bigger than a life-size version of Capt. Kirk's ship that you could walk around in. And it came this close to happening.