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Link Roundup & Shout-outs

It’s time for another Monday link digest! The following three categories best encapsulate what you missed while sweating to death this past week: 

Denver Post - Rare Color Photos from America 1930's & 1940's - Atlas Obscura Blog

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TECHNICAL WONDERS

Captured: America in Color from 1939-1943

King Tut’s Chariots are Marvels of Engineering

DISMEMBERED BUT NO LESS IMPORTANT

A History of the Charred Dodo Head

John the Baptist Remains Found?

EXTREME VACATIONING 

Ten Infamous Islands of Exile 

Fly to Outer Space with Virgin Galactic for $200k?

VIDEO OF THE WEEK

Summer storm season is upon us, and we can only hope that those bearing down on your homes are as lovely as the one in this time-lapse video shot by dove hunters. Cheers, and happiest of rumblings to you from all of us at Atlas Obscura! 

 

AWESOMENESS ACROSS THE WEB

The Adventurists Fighting to make the world less boring by hosting cockamamie races that benefit charities world-wide.

Low-tech Magazine and its evil twin brother NoTechMagazine “Doubts on technology” showing that newer isn’t always better.  

Beachcombing’s Bizarre History Blog Collecting the outlandish, the anomalous and the curious from the last five thousand years.