This is nuts! Check out these incredible photos of Chinese “nail houses” – properties with defiant owners who refuse to be bought out by new developments. Some remain in their homes for years on end without water or electricity as the world around them caves in and drives upward. Few homeowners are successful, but these last ditch efforts (so to speak) are powerful symbols of resistance to a force that would sooner steam roll over them. Check out more here, via The Atlantic.