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The Ancient People Who Burned Their Culture to the Ground (atlasobscura.com)
9 points by bcaulfield 21 hours ago | past | discuss
Eat Like a Medieval Saint with Her Recipe for ‘Cookies of Joy’ (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by samizdis 1 day ago | past | discuss
Cryptically Carnivorous Plant Has Been Hiding in Plain Sight, Waiting for Flesh (atlasobscura.com)
26 points by wglb 1 day ago | past | 8 comments
The Mail Jumpers of Lake Geneva (atlasobscura.com)
2 points by samizdis 2 days ago | past | discuss
Found: An Early Merlin Tale, Hidden for Centuries (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by rmason 3 days ago | past | discuss
The saga of the cannibal ants in a Soviet nuclear bunker (2019) (atlasobscura.com)
200 points by mkotowski 4 days ago | past | 49 comments
Why we picture bombs as round black balls with a burning wick (2016) (atlasobscura.com)
234 points by leohonexus 5 days ago | past | 183 comments
One of the oldest lighthouses in the world has been in continuous use since 1531 (atlasobscura.com)
3 points by toomanyrichies 7 days ago | past | discuss
The Quest for the Real-Life Treasures of Atari’s Swordquest (2016) (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by ecliptik 9 days ago | past | discuss
An Ancient ‘Tiger God’ Helps Communities and Big Cats Coexist in India (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by mkotowski 9 days ago | past | discuss
Greenland’s Hand-Sized Wooden Maps Were Used for Storytelling (2018) (atlasobscura.com)
3 points by pajtai 9 days ago | past | discuss
Remembering When Only Barbarians Drank Milk (2018) (atlasobscura.com)
137 points by miduil 9 days ago | past | 105 comments
Assam’s Unique Mobile Drama Tradition Takes the Stage in a Changing World (atlasobscura.com)
15 points by Thevet 11 days ago | past | discuss
The Northernmost Island in the World Was Just Discovered by Accident (atlasobscura.com)
3 points by kposehn 12 days ago | past | discuss
Ode to a Denny’s Hobbit Menu (atlasobscura.com)
2 points by bcaulfield 14 days ago | past | 1 comment
Atomic Gardening (2017) (atlasobscura.com)
82 points by Borrible 14 days ago | past | 28 comments
Can India Solve Its Macaque Conundrum with Contraception? (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by onychomys 14 days ago | past
The Alternate Universe of Soviet Arcade Games (2015) (atlasobscura.com)
136 points by SerCe 14 days ago | past | 45 comments
A Mysterious Black Spot Offers Clues to a Doomed Explorer’s Last Moments (atlasobscura.com)
3 points by bcaulfield 17 days ago | past
It Takes a Lot of Odd Jobs to Keep an Aquarium Running (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by politelemon 22 days ago | past
The U.S. Army tried portable nuclear power at remote bases 60 years ago (atlasobscura.com)
111 points by bcaulfield 23 days ago | past | 151 comments
The Root Bridges of Cherrapunji (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by ystad 24 days ago | past
How to Tell If a Lion Is Happy (atlasobscura.com)
2 points by areoform 25 days ago | past
New Orleans Has Been Using Same Tech to Drain the City Since the 1910s (2017) (atlasobscura.com)
6 points by csnover 25 days ago | past | 2 comments
Dream Job: Meet the People Who Staff Argentina’s Highest Observatory (atlasobscura.com)
2 points by bcaulfield 28 days ago | past
How to Build an Island (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by gmays 28 days ago | past | 1 comment
Citigroup Center Stilts (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by NotSwift 28 days ago | past
Þrídrangaviti Lighthouse (atlasobscura.com)
1 point by pier25 28 days ago | past | 1 comment
Seemingly Successful Soviet Experiments in Telepathy (atlasobscura.com)
2 points by tropdrop 29 days ago | past
The quest to recreate a lost and ‘terrifying’ medieval mead (atlasobscura.com)
97 points by kwhitefoot 36 days ago | past | 76 comments

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