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Send Us Your Best Stories About Going to the Video Store

The ritual of leaving the house to rent a movie has all but disappeared, but we can still rewind our memories.
August 21, 2018
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smells

All the Sweet and Surprising Smells That Remind Us of Home

We asked our readers to describe the scent of childhood, and their answers didn't stink.
August 17, 2018
Gastro Obscura
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movies

The Fictional Foods We Wish Were Real

Atlas Obscura readers weigh in on the fake snacks they'd most like to try.
August 13, 2018
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memory

What Specific Smells Remind You of Home?

Tell us about all the alluring (or disgusting?) scents that always transport you.
August 9, 2018
Gastro Obscura
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recipe

Introducing Gastro Obscura's Black Sesame Sweet Soup Cook-Off

It's a wondrous dessert popular in Hong Kong, and we're challenging our readers to make it at home.
August 7, 2018
Gastro Obscura
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star trek

What Fictional Food Do You Most Want to Try?

Just because it's not real doesn't mean it can't make your mouth water.
August 2, 2018
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gear

The Elements of an Essential Explorer's Pack

According to Atlas Obscura readers.
August 1, 2018
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landmarks week

Atlas Obscura Readers' Favorite Landmark Signs

Old advertisements that have become icons.
July 27, 2018
Gastro Obscura
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toasts

Raise a Glass to Our Readers' Favorite Drinking Toasts

“The rest in your hair!” and other perfect sayings, cheers, and salutes.
July 25, 2018
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landmarks week

We're Looking for Great Old Signs That Became Local Landmarks

Think Citgo in Boston or Amoco in St. Louis—tell us about your favorites!
July 23, 2018
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show & tell

The Best Notes Atlas Obscura Readers Found in Used Books

From painful spoilers to such trenchant criticism as "P.S. This book blows!"
July 18, 2018
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gear

Tell Us About the Items You Never Go Exploring Without

What's in your adventuring kit?
July 18, 2018
Gastro Obscura
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ice cream

Spend Your Summer Hitting These Excellent Independent Ice Cream Shops

Atlas Obscura readers gave us the scoop.
July 13, 2018
Gastro Obscura
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poetry

Send Us Your Favorite Toasts and Cheers!

"Thanks a little, thanks the most, please just share your drinking toasts."
July 12, 2018
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writing

Send Us the Greatest Note You've Found Written in an Old Book

Whether it's funny, mysterious, or just plain astute, we want to see it.
July 6, 2018
Gastro Obscura
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ice cream

Tell Us Everything About Your Favorite Local Ice Cream Shop

Pretty please, with a cherry on top.
July 3, 2018
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street names

What's the Most Memorable Street Name You’ve Ever Encountered?

We've gone down some unusual roads—now we want to hear about your favorites.
June 29, 2018
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motels

Our Favorite Reader Stories of Surprising Roadside Hotels

It's check-in time for your memories of unforgettable travel lodgings.
June 18, 2018
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show & tell

What's the Most Surprising Roadside Hotel You've Stayed In?

We want to hear about the unforgettable places you've dared to lay your head.
June 5, 2018
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What You Told Us About Your Hometown’s Hidden Tunnels

We asked Atlas Obscura readers to share local stories of secret underground spaces, and they went deep.
June 1, 2018
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cryptids

Why Genetics Researchers Are Looking for the Loch Ness Monster

"I don’t believe that there’s a monster, but if I’m wrong, well, that’s OK."
May 30, 2018
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toys

A Collection of Your Most Incredible Vintage Board Games

We asked you to send us your oldest board games, and you didn't play around.
May 25, 2018
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show & tell

Tell Us About Your Hometown's Hidden Tunnels

We want to hear your local stories about secret underground passages—real or rumored.
May 24, 2018
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children

The Cosmic Fetus of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Hasn’t Aged a Day

One of the most iconic props in film history is still circling the world.
May 23, 2018