Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 23:45. Facebook
In the museum, you can find boxing gloves, bobbleheads, football jerseys, and racing suits—all used by Italian American sports stars.
In the museum you can find boxing gloves bobbleheads football jerseys and

National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame

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Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 22:34. Facebook
Cow-quaker’ refers to May storms after cows were let into the fields, while a ‘lambing storm’ is a light spring snowfall.

From BBC Culture
Cow quaker’ refers to May storms after cows were let into the

The stories behind Britain’s weirdest weather words

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Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 21:21. Facebook
Step across this bridge, whose builder thought it would collapse on opening day more than two centuries ago.
Step across this bridge whose builder thought it would collapse on opening

A Beautiful Stone Arch Bridge Along the Old National Road

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Frank Skrzyszowski
Caroline Waugh
Sue Lee
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 20:17. Facebook
The story has it that Butch Cassidy narrowly escaped a man he had attempted to kill by hiding along this trail in Utah.
The story has it that Butch Cassidy narrowly escaped a man he

The Cassidy Trail

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Antonio Blanco
Vita Brightwell
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 19:15. Facebook
Diane White Daniel
Sandy Van Horn
Dan Hild
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 17:52. Facebook
For those of you who thought the regular size version didn't cause enough conflict.
For those of you who thought the regular size version didn't cause enough conflict

Monopoly in the Park

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Colleen Peltz
Helena Rose
James Steinberg
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 17:02. Facebook
The reservoir, not far from Tel Aviv, is 20 meters long and, in places, 4 meters deep.
The reservoir not far from Tel Aviv is 20 meters long and in places 4 meters deep

Found: A Cavernous, 2,700-Year-Old Reservoir

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Kevin Cattuse
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 16:25. Facebook
The Uffington White Horse, England’s oldest geoglyph, is 3,000 years old.
The Uffington White Horse England’s oldest geoglyph is 3 000 years old

England’s Centuries-Old Fascination With Carving Giant Horses Into Hillsides

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Sandy Shanks
Aryeh White
Darren Gibson-Lewis
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 15:23. Facebook
Chris Adams
Victor Saymong
Ron Spangler
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 14:48. Facebook
After heavy rainstorms doused Northern California in February, 188,000 people evacuated the area.
After heavy rainstorms doused Northern California in February 188 000 people eva

To Fix a California Dam, Engineers Are Putting a Giant Scale Model to the Test

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Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 14:06. Facebook
A coordinated and synchronized orchestra of eight floppy disk drives plays “Through the Fire and Flames” by English metal band DragonForce.
A coordinated and synchronized orchestra of eight floppy disk drives plays “Through

Watch These Floppy Drives Play a Famous Power Metal Song

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Harry McCracken
Craig Verrill
Allen Mallett
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 13:33. Facebook
“It’s disappointing … It took around a year-and-a-half to make those cheeses."
“It’s disappointing … It took around a year and a half to make those cheeses "

There's a Cheddar Theft Mystery in England

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Jeff Carmack
Johnny Mouton
Bruce Capoferri
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 12:48. Facebook
About 300 young “Yippies” entered the park with grand plans of capturing Tom Sawyer Island, liberating Minnie Mouse, and cooking Porky Pig (who is not even a Disney character).
About 300 young “Yippies” entered the park with grand plans of capturing

How a Group of '70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland

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Scott Lessman
John Robert Hurley
Corey Foster
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 12:09. Facebook
The deepest layers of sediment date to roughly 7,400 years ago, while the top layers are about 2,900 years old.
The deepest layers of sediment date to roughly 7 400 years ago

A Sea Cave in Indonesia Contains a 5,000-Year Record of Tsunamis

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Martin Walthall
Bruce Capoferri
Rénia Sastrowidjojo
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 11:28. Facebook
Get to Idaho. The world's biggest beagle is waiting for you.
Get to Idaho The world's biggest beagle is waiting for you

Hidden Attractions and Unusual Things to Do in Idaho

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Stephan J. Cox
Trudi Gallagher
Mikaila Young
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 10:48. Facebook
The 60-mile swath of crop destruction stretched from Thomas, South Dakota, to Marshall, Minnesota.
The 60 mile swath of crop destruction stretched from Thomas South Dakota

Behold the 60-Mile 'Hail Scar' Left by a South Dakota Storm

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Terry McBride
Tina Kliewer
Charlotte M Gregoire
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 10:02. Facebook
The structure is in the same spot where Nazis burned some 2,000 books as part of their “Campaign against the Un-German Spirit” in 1933.
The structure is in the same spot where Nazis burned some 2

A Parthenon of Banned Books, Built at a Former Book-Burning Site

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Shane McDougle
RT Cage
Bruce Capoferri
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 04:01. Facebook
What started as quaint transport built for a Victorian spa turned into something much more grim.

From BBC Future
What started as quaint transport built for a Victorian spa turned into

The underground railway that became a secret wartime base

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Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 02:06. Facebook
The 32-acre Georgia junkyard is a “photographer’s paradise."
The 32 acre Georgia junkyard is a “photographer’s paradise "

Old Car City

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Audrey Pawling
Beth Snyder-Lockling
Jim Johnson
Atlas Obscura
Atlas Obscura
yesterday at 00:55. Facebook
This strange medieval remedy for divorce may have actually worked.

From BBC Travel
This strange medieval remedy for divorce may have actually worked

Romania's medieval marital prison

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Tina Lonergan Miller
Sand Ra
Adam Kullman