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C.S. Lewis's Greatest Fiction Was Convincing American Kids That They Would Like Turkish Delight
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turkey

C.S. Lewis's Greatest Fiction Was Convincing American Kids That They Would Like Turkish Delight

What would the perfect fantasy treat look like? Depending on where you're from, probably not this.
June 12, 2017
The Viral Real Estate Ad Featuring World's Most Horrifying Interior Design is an Art Project
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real estate

The Viral Real Estate Ad Featuring World's Most Horrifying Interior Design is an Art Project

A real feast for the senses.
October 13, 2016
A 'Lost' Church, And a Blogger's Epic April Fool's Day Prank
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church

A 'Lost' Church, And a Blogger's Epic April Fool's Day Prank

Ian Mansfield's tools of the trade included a doctored map, a made up newspaper blurb, and photo "evidence."
April 01, 2016
Freaks, Geeks, and Obliques: Nonconformist Gyms For People Who Hated Dodgeball
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games

Freaks, Geeks, and Obliques: Nonconformist Gyms For People Who Hated Dodgeball

December 17, 2015
Atlas Obscura Gift Guide: How to Stock a Wunderkammer in a Week Using Amazon
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giftguide

Atlas Obscura Gift Guide: How to Stock a Wunderkammer in a Week Using Amazon

December 10, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: The World's Largest Gathering of Beatles Impersonators
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music

Fleeting Wonders: The World's Largest Gathering of Beatles Impersonators

December 03, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: Japan's World Record Baby-Racing Competition
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fleeting wonders

Fleeting Wonders: Japan's World Record Baby-Racing Competition

November 25, 2015
We Asked An Ornithologist To Factcheck Angry Birds–And the Results Might Surprise You
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birdweek

We Asked An Ornithologist To Factcheck Angry Birds–And the Results Might Surprise You

November 25, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: Thanksgiving Turkeys in Every Color of the Rainbow
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thanksgiving

Fleeting Wonders: Thanksgiving Turkeys in Every Color of the Rainbow

November 19, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: Flock of Birds Foil Soccer Game in Brazil
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birds

Fleeting Wonders: Flock of Birds Foil Soccer Game in Brazil

November 12, 2015
People Have Been Claiming To Own The Moon For Over 250 Years
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fraud

People Have Been Claiming To Own The Moon For Over 250 Years

November 12, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: Celebrity Guy Fawkes Effigies Getting Ready to Burn
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fleeting wonders

Fleeting Wonders: Celebrity Guy Fawkes Effigies Getting Ready to Burn

November 05, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: A 2,000-Year-Old Tree Swaps Sexes
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trees

Fleeting Wonders: A 2,000-Year-Old Tree Swaps Sexes

November 04, 2015
Why Meat from Scared Animals Tastes Worse
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fear week

Why Meat from Scared Animals Tastes Worse

October 30, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: Cop and Teen Face Off in a Dance-Off
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police

Fleeting Wonders: Cop and Teen Face Off in a Dance-Off

October 29, 2015
The Secret Jokes Hidden in Alice in Wonderland
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underground week

The Secret Jokes Hidden in Alice in Wonderland

October 23, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: A Chance to Buy a Wicked Bible
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books

Fleeting Wonders: A Chance to Buy a Wicked Bible

October 22, 2015
The First Global Fairy Census Wants To Hear About Your Close Encounters
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fairytales

The First Global Fairy Census Wants To Hear About Your Close Encounters

October 16, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: Rent An Airbnb With 6 Million Skeletons In Its Closet
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catacombs

Fleeting Wonders: Rent An Airbnb With 6 Million Skeletons In Its Closet

October 15, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: A Football Stadium Turns Into A Waterfall
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floods

Fleeting Wonders: A Football Stadium Turns Into A Waterfall

October 14, 2015
A Con Man Reinvents Himself...As a Reality TV Magician
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fraud

A Con Man Reinvents Himself...As a Reality TV Magician

October 13, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: NASA Launched a Secret Reconnaissance Satellite
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space exploration

Fleeting Wonders: NASA Launched a Secret Reconnaissance Satellite

October 08, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: A Glass Bridge in China Cracks Underfoot
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bridges

Fleeting Wonders: A Glass Bridge in China Cracks Underfoot

October 07, 2015
Fleeting Wonders: Watch Live As A Million Wildebeest Trek Across East Africa
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migrations

Fleeting Wonders: Watch Live As A Million Wildebeest Trek Across East Africa

October 01, 2015