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The Gravity-Defying Mail Jumpers of Lake Geneva (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by wglb 3 hours ago | past | discuss
The Ancient People Who Burned Their Culture to the Ground (atlasobscura.com)
2 points by wglb 3 hours ago | past | discuss
Peru’s Incan Rope Bridges Are Hanging by a Thread (atlasobscura.com)
3 points by mkotowski 13 hours ago | past | discuss
The Ancient People Who Burned Their Culture to the Ground (atlasobscura.com)
9 points by bcaulfield 4 days ago | past | discuss
Eat Like a Medieval Saint with Her Recipe for ‘Cookies of Joy’ (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by samizdis 4 days ago | past | discuss
Cryptically Carnivorous Plant Has Been Hiding in Plain Sight, Waiting for Flesh (atlasobscura.com)
26 points by wglb 5 days ago | past | 10 comments
The Mail Jumpers of Lake Geneva (atlasobscura.com)
2 points by samizdis 6 days ago | past | discuss
Found: An Early Merlin Tale, Hidden for Centuries (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by rmason 6 days ago | past | discuss
The saga of the cannibal ants in a Soviet nuclear bunker (2019) (atlasobscura.com)
200 points by mkotowski 8 days ago | past | 49 comments
Why we picture bombs as round black balls with a burning wick (2016) (atlasobscura.com)
235 points by leohonexus 8 days ago | past | 185 comments
One of the oldest lighthouses in the world has been in continuous use since 1531 (atlasobscura.com)
3 points by toomanyrichies 10 days ago | past | discuss
The Quest for the Real-Life Treasures of Atari’s Swordquest (2016) (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by ecliptik 12 days ago | past | discuss
An Ancient ‘Tiger God’ Helps Communities and Big Cats Coexist in India (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by mkotowski 12 days ago | past | discuss
Greenland’s Hand-Sized Wooden Maps Were Used for Storytelling (2018) (atlasobscura.com)
3 points by pajtai 13 days ago | past | discuss
Remembering When Only Barbarians Drank Milk (2018) (atlasobscura.com)
137 points by miduil 13 days ago | past | 105 comments
Assam’s Unique Mobile Drama Tradition Takes the Stage in a Changing World (atlasobscura.com)
15 points by Thevet 14 days ago | past | discuss
The Northernmost Island in the World Was Just Discovered by Accident (atlasobscura.com)
3 points by kposehn 16 days ago | past
Ode to a Denny’s Hobbit Menu (atlasobscura.com)
2 points by bcaulfield 17 days ago | past | 1 comment
Atomic Gardening (2017) (atlasobscura.com)
82 points by Borrible 17 days ago | past | 28 comments
Can India Solve Its Macaque Conundrum with Contraception? (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by onychomys 17 days ago | past
The Alternate Universe of Soviet Arcade Games (2015) (atlasobscura.com)
136 points by SerCe 18 days ago | past | 45 comments
A Mysterious Black Spot Offers Clues to a Doomed Explorer’s Last Moments (atlasobscura.com)
3 points by bcaulfield 21 days ago | past
It Takes a Lot of Odd Jobs to Keep an Aquarium Running (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by politelemon 26 days ago | past
The U.S. Army tried portable nuclear power at remote bases 60 years ago (atlasobscura.com)
111 points by bcaulfield 27 days ago | past | 151 comments
The Root Bridges of Cherrapunji (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by ystad 27 days ago | past
How to Tell If a Lion Is Happy (atlasobscura.com)
2 points by areoform 28 days ago | past
New Orleans Has Been Using Same Tech to Drain the City Since the 1910s (2017) (atlasobscura.com)
6 points by csnover 29 days ago | past | 2 comments
Dream Job: Meet the People Who Staff Argentina’s Highest Observatory (atlasobscura.com)
2 points by bcaulfield 31 days ago | past
How to Build an Island (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by gmays 31 days ago | past | 1 comment
Citigroup Center Stilts (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by NotSwift 31 days ago | past

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