TIL: some people earn a living by diving into sewers to collect tiny specks of gold that are accidentally brushed into the open sewers that run alongside the narrow streets of Dhaka’s historic gold bazaar. by whatilearned March 17, 2021, 3:48 pm Read more: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7535229.stm What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote accidentallybazaarbrushedcollectCringey jokesDhakasdivingearnFunny jokesGoldhistoriclivingnarrowopenpeoplerunsewersspecksstreetsTILTiny See more Previous article TIL that when “Escape from New York” was filmed in 1980’s St Louis’s gang zone, Kurt Russell walked to the set at night, wearing full Snake Plissken costume, including the eye patch and the machine gun. He turned a corner and ran into a street gang. They took one look at him and moved aside, scared. Next article A vacationing penguin is driving his car through Arizona when he notices that the oil pressure light is on. 5 Comments Leave a Reply Happens in major [US cities as well](https://www.goldfeverprospecting.com/urprnymanpas.html). Anywhere there’s a gold/diamond district. Log in to Reply There’s a guy in NY that does this and does well. Log in to Reply If anyone is interested in watching a documentary: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hocXc2oESZM](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hocXc2oESZM) (22:25-28:10 and 32:30-36:00) It is so heartbreaking to see those men dive in and then extract a gram of gold from the sludge by working with toxic chemicals without any protection and directly inhaling hazardous gasses. Log in to Reply Sounds like being a tosher, taken to the extreme. Log in to Reply What a shit job. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.