Tag Archives: Atlas Obscura

Woman Who Married a Ghost Announces Marriage Is Over – Weirdness Wednesdays April 24, 2019

I would link to the articles or blog posts about this topic, but the ones I found tended to involve mature themes. The announcement was made mid-December 2018 from the various articles and blog posts I found. The “bride” made … Continue reading

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Big Brutus Electric Shovel – Kansas Tuesdays April 23, 2019

Updated April 23, 2019: added missing link to Tripadvisor which WordPress appeared to eat. I have never visited Big Brutus, http://www.bigbrutus.org/, the largest surviving electric shovel still in existence. It wasn’t the largest ever built, but there are no larger … Continue reading

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The Battle of Castle Itter: When the US and Germany Fought Together in WW2 – YouTube Video

I saw this as a suggested video on YouTube yesterday: The Battle of Castle Itter: When the US and Germany Fought Together in WW2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRx7KkrT1QU (around 17:54 minutes long). Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_Castle_Itter. Amazon book link: https://www.amazon.com/Last-Battle-German-Soldiers-Joined/dp/0306822962/ (not an affiliate link) … Continue reading

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Sub-Sub-Sub Island on Victoria Island, Canada

This island was an unusual find for several reasons: Sub-Sub-Sub Island on Victoria Island – https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/subsubsub-island-on-victoria-island. First, it wasn’t discovered until 2007. Next, it’s an “an island in a lake on an island in a lake on an island” (third … Continue reading

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Wamego LSD Missile Silo – Kansas Tuesdays April 9, 2019

Note: This is private property so get permission before trying to visit it. I was aware of the history of the old missile silo, Atlas E, before I found it on Atlas Obscura – https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/wamego-lsd-missile-silo. It’s on my Bucket List … Continue reading

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Nipgubben, Tiny Swedish Troll – Weirdness Wednesdays March 27, 2019

This week I went with Atlas Obscura for my Weirdness Wednesdays post. As I was looking around the main site, I saw Nipgubben, Tiny Swedish Troll https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/nipgubben. I tried for a GPS location, but only received the following: N 61° … Continue reading

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Atlas Obscura Website

Atlas Obscura – https://www.atlasobscura.com/  is one of the sites I use in looking for interesting or unusual places as well as places that may or may not be well-known. I have tried to tag all of my posts that mention … Continue reading

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