If there’s nothing more terrifying to you than a blank page, and plain old horizontal lines feel more like prison than prompt, try this notebook of unusual graph paper. Guaranteed to shift your perspective with each new page.
This delightful, debut children's book by former Atlas Obscura staff writer Sarah Laskow answers important unicorn questions like why are unicorns associated with rainbows, why do some unicorns have wings, and—of course—are unicorns real?
From internet phenomenon to giant plush toy to a spot in your bedroom, this cuddly, stuffed crustacean is twenty-thousand leagues of cuteness.
Also known as Detroit Agate, Fordite is layer upon layer of automobile paint "overspray," polished to a gem-like state, and then, in this case, fashioned into jewelry.
With a bit of time and patience, you can have your own miniature wind-powered robot just like the large scale ones made by Dutch artist Theo Jansen.
Sturdy and squat, the Brown Betty teapot is a British classic. This redesigned take is the result of years of research by ceramicist Ian Mcintyre, who reincorporated long-lost features such as a no-drip spout and a locking lid.
Hand-picked from the droppings of Jacu birds and then washed and roasted, these beans make a sweetly delicious—and yes, incredibly expensive—cup of coffee. Learn more on Gastro Obscura.
A beautiful book written by Dan Barasch, the Co-Founder of the Lowline with a forward by Atlas Obscura co-founder Dylan Thuras, Ruin and Redemption in Architecture offers an extraordinary portrait of monumental abandoned spaces around the world and explores the possibilities to radically transform them.
This paean to bovine beauty features photographs of 105 of the world's most amazing cows. Moo.
Conceived in a dream, Hiyoko cakes are a specialty of the Fukuoka region in the northern part of Japan’s Kyushu Island. Originally sold to local miners, their super-cute shape continues to make them one of Japan’s most beloved treats.
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