PIVOT (Point of Interest Visual Optimization Tool)is a new app that will allow users to "time travel" to see what places used to look like hundreds of years ago. While the app is still being developed, it's pretty exciting to think about all the things you can learn and see while you travel the globe.
With PIVOT pioneering the time traveling app, we thought we'd highlight some pretty amazing before and after shots of some of the biggest cities around the world. Like Shenzen, China, it's pretty extraordinary to see how much has been developed in just over 30 years.
Shanghai became the fastest-growing city in the world by literally starting from nothing some 26 years ago. All my 26-year-old brother has been able to accomplish in 26 years is getting himself into 100 grand worth of debt for attending "art" school.
The above image is of Tokyo, Japan after being bombed by the US in WWII. As you can see, so much was destroyed, but due to the country's strong will and perseverance, it has grown into the bustling city you see below