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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
Dhows, Souqs, and Mosques of Oman
Feb 26–Mar 05, 2018
Mar 03–Mar 09, 2018
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St Helier, Jersey
A statue erected in honor of the toadish nickname given to Jersey residents by the French.
Added by duncanchappell
Washington Stock Exchange Building
D.C. once had its own tiny rival to the New York Stock Exchange.
Added by Joshua Sack
The Great U.S.-Canada Lobster Roll War
A very specific arms race (claws race?) goes international.
July 04, 2017
The Battle of the Golden Toilets
When art collectives feud, we all win.
May 09, 2017
San Marcello Pistoiese, Italy
A factory director designed what was the world's longest suspension footbridge in 1923 so his employees could get to work safely.
Added by MJB
Why Map Historians Are Annoyed With Boston Public Schools
The district started phasing in the Peters Projection, to much fanfare. But is it really better than the Mercator?
March 29, 2017
The 'Great British Bake Off' of the 1600s Would Have Been All Alphabet Cookies
Bakers flaunted their talent by creating letter-shaped pastries.
October 06, 2016
The Battle Over Where 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' Was Written
Everyone thought the matter was settled. Then a $3 million house hit the market in Brunswick, Maine.
September 30, 2016
North Inch Park
In 1396, two Scottish clans that had been violently feuding for centuries finally faced off in a bloody battle in this park.
Added by Dylan
The Fierce, Forgotten Library Wars of the Ancient World
The dark trade of collecting books used to get really messy.
August 26, 2016
How to Build a Fake Ancient City in Just 5 Years
May 18, 2015
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