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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
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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
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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 1, 2016
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games

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

December 17, 2015
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giftguide

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

December 10, 2015
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music

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

December 3, 2015
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fleeting wonders

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

November 25, 2015
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birdweek

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

November 25, 2015
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birdweek

Fleeting Wonders: Thanksgiving Turkeys in Every Color of the Rainbow

November 19, 2015
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sports

Fleeting Wonders: Flock of Birds Foil Soccer Game in Brazil

November 12, 2015
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fraud

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

November 12, 2015
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fleeting wonders

Fleeting Wonders: Celebrity Guy Fawkes Effigies Getting Ready to Burn

November 5, 2015
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fleeting wonders

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

November 4, 2015
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fear week

Why Meat from Scared Animals Tastes Worse

October 30, 2015
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police

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

October 29, 2015
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underground week

The Secret Jokes Hidden in Alice in Wonderland

October 23, 2015
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books

Fleeting Wonders: A Chance to Buy a Wicked Bible

October 22, 2015
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fairytales

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

October 16, 2015
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catacombs

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

October 15, 2015
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floods

Fleeting Wonders: A Football Stadium Turns Into A Waterfall

October 14, 2015
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fraud

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

October 13, 2015
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space exploration

Fleeting Wonders: NASA Launched a Secret Reconnaissance Satellite

October 8, 2015
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bridges

Fleeting Wonders: A Glass Bridge in China Cracks Underfoot

October 7, 2015
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migrations

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

October 1, 2015