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Space Out in Chile’s Atacama Desert
Dec 08–Dec 14, 2017
Barcelona Unmasked: Cabaret, Cuisine, and Carnival
Feb 05–Feb 11, 2018
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Exit Interview: Scott Kelly, an Astronaut Who Spent a Year in Space
It's very easy to lose things on the International Space Station.
November 09, 2017
rock and roll
A Day in the Life of a Rock 'n' Roll Librarian
It's not all finding secret notes from Keith Richards... but some of it is.
November 06, 2017
Perhaps You'd Like to Work as a Nanny in This Haunted Scottish Home
The gig may include ghosts, but it also comes with a $63,000 salary.
June 15, 2017
Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Professional Cat Cuddler?
An Irish clinic is hiring for the internet's perfect job.
May 25, 2017
rock and roll
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Is Looking for a Librarian
For those about to apply—we salute you.
May 08, 2017
The Many Possible Reasons British People Hire Chimney Sweeps for Their Weddings
Something old, something new, something borrowed, and a guy in a top hat covered in soot.
April 20, 2017
The 'Forgotten' Ratcatchers of Paris Go on Strike
"They only want to be recognized," a representative said.
March 15, 2017
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The Mall of America Is Looking for a Writer-in-Residence
Must be willing to deeply immerse in the Mall's atmosphere.
February 20, 2017
You Can Apply Now to Be an Apprentice Globe Maker in London
Hand-paint the world at Bellerby and Co.
January 31, 2017
This Austrian Town Is Hiring a Professional Cave Hermit
Saalfelden wants someone to live in their 350-year-old hermitage.
January 13, 2017
Anne Rice Talks Inspiration, Atlantis, and, Yes, Vampires
An interview with the famed author ahead of the release of her upcoming novel "Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis."
November 18, 2016
the exit interview
Exit Interview: I Played With LEGO for a Living
A former LEGO master model builder talks about taking toys seriously.
September 06, 2016
What It's Like to Be an Underwater Crime Scene Investigator
Welcome to CSI: Lakes, Rivers, and Oceans.
July 22, 2016
The ‘Brownstone Detective’ Who Digs Up Dirt on New York Homes
Wondering if someone got murdered in your house? Ask Brian Hartig.
July 06, 2016
Turn Extreme Camping into a Career as a Wilderness Guide
Start by sleeping outside.
June 06, 2016
Get Out of the Office and Into the Trees as an Urban Arborist
Cities all over the world are looking for daring people to care for the canopies.
May 17, 2016
Man Sues Former Employers for Boring Him
He wants a lot of money.
May 04, 2016
5 Amazing LEGO Jobs Currently Open
If you're tired of your day job, there are hundreds of careers available with LEGO.
May 03, 2016
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