sommermathis's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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first journey

My First Journey: Atlas Obscura Co-Founder Dylan Thuras's Eastern European Adventure

"That context, that deeper understanding, it stays with you."
April 03, 2019
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first journey

My First Journey: Atlas Obscura Co-Founder Josh Foer's Great American Road Trip

"The most important experience of my life in terms of shaping who I am."
April 03, 2019
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wishlist

Wishlist: The Perfect Beginner's Telescope

With the Celestron NexStar 130 SLT, even novices can enjoy bright, high-quality images of the night sky.
January 04, 2018
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the year in wonder

We Asked, You Answered: Wondrous Things That Happened in 2017

Atlas Obscura readers wrote to us about their brightest personal moments from the year.
December 29, 2017
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the year in wonder

Tell Us About Something Wondrous That Happened in 2017

Atlas Obscura is looking for the bright moments in a difficult year, and we need your help.
December 13, 2017
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wayfinding

An Animated Guide to Nature's Best Wayfinding Secrets

Learn to navigate with the moon, stars, trees, and more.
July 25, 2017
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memory

We Asked, You Answered: The Kids' Books You Wish More People Remembered

Atlas Obscura readers took quite the trip down memory lane this week.
June 18, 2017
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scary stories

What Children's Book Do You Remember That No One Else Does?

This week, Atlas Obscura is collecting memories of long-lost YA and kids' books that remain burned in your brain.
June 12, 2017
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gentrification

In Fast-Changing Seattle, an Effort Not to Forget the Past

A new project gathers the collective memory of places that no longer exist.
April 28, 2017