Atlas Obscura Lists

Atlas Obscura Lists

Handy Guides to the World's Most Curious Places

10 Vending Machines Offering Contact-Less Culinary Oddities
The ATMs located in public places are open 24/7.
Oyster vending machine
Pecan Pie Vending Machine
There are various flavors available.
Potato vending machine.

10 Vending Machines Offering Contact-Less Culinary Oddities

In a crisis, you have to vend for yourself.


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20 Unique Outdoor Escapes in the United States
Barrow Street Garden
A surprise view of the Hollywood sign.
The Overlook Mountain House looming out of the forest.
The Singing Tree.

20 Unique Outdoor Escapes in the United States

There's plenty of wonder to be found even in your own back yard.


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History Tour: The Golden Age of Piracy
Inside the masonry ruins.
Blackbeard's Castle
Nix's Mate

History Tour: The Golden Age of Piracy

The brief era of adventure and chaos still enthralls the imagination.


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History Tour: The Bronze Age World
Archeological site of Akrotiri
Uffington White Horse.
Saddam Hussein's new construction on the ruins of Babylon.
The site is located at an elevation of over 3300 feet.
The cape.
Mohenjo-Daro

History Tour: The Bronze Age World

Exploring the time when humankind got its act together.


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There Are a Lot of Quirky Henges Around the United States
Foamhenge.
Illinois Woodhenge
Maryhill Stonehenge
Vasehenge.
Bamahenge is made out of fiberglass

There Are a Lot of Quirky Henges Around the United States

Here are 15 that may not be ancient but are plenty wondrous.


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History Tour: Shakespeare's World of Mysteries
The Manningtree Ox
Kronborg Castle. (Wikimedia Commons)
Juliet's sarcophagus.
On a sunny day

History Tour: Shakespeare's World of Mysteries

Explore the life of the Bard through 8 curious places.


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