Claim Ownership

Author:

Subscribed: 0Played: 0
Share

Description

 Episodes
Reverse
The Guy Who Sings

The Guy Who Sings

2022-08-1618:461

Matt Farley has written dozens of songs about cities and towns across the United States. Why?
Grace Hopper’s Bug

Grace Hopper’s Bug

2022-08-1512:42

Trailblazing computer scientist Grace Hopper shaped the way people use and talk about computers. Her actual computer bug is preserved at the Smithsonian Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. READ MORE IN THE ATLAS: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/grace-hoppers-bug
Gigantic pieces of the United States Capitol rest in Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC - waiting for anyone willing to step off the beaten path. READ MORE IN THE ATLAS: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-capitol-stones-washington-dc
Friendship Park

Friendship Park

2022-08-1126:32

Every Sunday, there’s a binational church service at Friendship Park, which straddles the U.S.-Mexico border. We sent two reporters to attend the church service — one on the U.S. side and one in Mexico — to learn more about how changes to the U.S. border have affected the park and the community.Learn more about The Border Church: https://www.friendshippark.org/borderchurchREAD MORE IN THE ATLAS: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/friendship-park
Seven Keys Lodge

Seven Keys Lodge

2022-08-1012:14

The world’s largest random, assorted key collection located outside Denver, CO, was inspired by a literary infatuation and includes keys to danger and memory. READ MORE IN THE ATLAS: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/baldpate-inn-key-collection
MacArthur Genius Grant winner, artist, and experimental geographer Trevor Paglen and host Dylan Thuras discuss documenting government surveillance, AI, and place.  
Las Vegas, Nevada was once the preferred tourist destination for watching weapons of mass destruction  explode.   READ MORE IN THE ATLAS: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/national-atomic-testing-museum
The world's oldest rose is so tough it survived being bombed in World War II. Read more in the Atlas: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-thousand-year-rose-hildesheim-germany
Catoosa, Oklahoma is the site of a massive landlocked whale - and possibly the greatest anniversary gift everREAD MORE IN THE ATLAS: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/catoosa-whale
Ottoman Bird Palaces

Ottoman Bird Palaces

2022-08-0310:08

These miniature mansions and luxurious homes were built for the feathered residents of Istanbul. READ MORE IN THE ATLAS: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/ottoman-bird-palaces
Underwater Places

Underwater Places

2022-08-0217:25

Jonathan Carey and Michelle Cassidy of the Atlas Places Team bring listeners two stories where sculpture meets the depths: The Sunken Crosses of Malpique and a harbor in Odense, Denmark. READ MORE IN THE ATLAS:https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/sunken-crosses-of-malpiquehttps://www.atlasobscura.com/places/hans-christian-andersen-odense-harbour
Producer Abbey Perreault gives listeners an introduction to the long-unknown creator behind the widely known concrete fauna of Mexico’s urban playscapes. READ MORE IN THE ATLAS: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/concrete-animal-cemetery
Classic: Milo Bitters

Classic: Milo Bitters

2022-07-2912:371

A listener in Lawrence, Kansas takes us on his journey of discovering the secrets of his hometown.
Plain of Jars

Plain of Jars

2022-07-2817:511

This archaeological landscape in Phonsavan, Laos is one of the most mysterious, important, and dangerous prehistoric sites in Southeast Asia. Learn more about the Plain of Jars Archaeological Research Project: https://plain-of-jars.org/READ MORE IN THE ATLAS: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/plain-of-jars
The Smallest Mollusk Museum in New York City is part of a fleet of tiny museums that might just have a big impact on the world.
Maillardet’s Automaton

Maillardet’s Automaton

2022-07-2601:48:011

This mechanical boy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was a mystery - until it began to write. READ MORE IN THE ATLAS: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/maillardets-automaton
Buck Atom on Route 66

Buck Atom on Route 66

2022-07-2511:16

Space Cowboy Buck Atom stands watch over an old gas station in Tulsa, Oklahoma and is a link to the glory of Route 66’s Muffler Men. READ MORE IN THE ATLAS: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/buck-atom
We're sharing with you a new Witness Docs show: Welcome to Provincetown, a documentary podcast in the vein of reality television about a small town on the Cape with a strong LGBTQIA+ history.  Warning: The episode does contain explicit language. Find out more about Welcome to Provincetown and other Witness shows at: https://www.witnesspodcasts.com/
The voice announcement at Embankment Station in London is unlike any other announcement on the Tube.  
Roger Williams Root

Roger Williams Root

2022-07-2013:03

The hunt to memorialize Rhode Island’s founder created one of the state’s strangest and most enduring myths.To Learn more about Roger Williams relationship to local indigenous tribes: http://library.providence.edu/encompass/narragansett-history/secondary-sources/the-landing-of-roger-williams/READ MORE IN THE ATLAS: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/roger-williams-root
Comments (10)

Robyn Carolina

hognose snake hognose snake for sale black pastel ball python black ball python super pastel ball python red eared slider turtle Aladdin miner antminer z11 antminer d7 antminer l7 buy mdma ecstasy drug xtc drug gel lsd tabs lsd gel tabs lsd for sale 1plsd 1p lsd buy 1p lsd kratom for anxiety buy 5 meo dmt best place to buy psilocybe cubensis spores buy microdose mushrooms neuro blend buy magic mushrooms online buy 1p lsd usa lsd gel tabs buy liquid lsd 1p lsd blotter buy ketamine online canada 380 ammo for sale blackhorn 209 imr 4064 h4831sc alliant powder trail boss powder desert eagle 1911 9mm rip ammo 300 blackout 220 gr hpbt beretta 92fs compact h4831sc 9mm rip ammo ramshot tac Kimber pro carry 2 labradar chronograph for sale

Jul 3rd
Reply

Brandy C.

Mesa, baby! Where stepford wives, bikers, and meth heads live side by side. 💗

Jan 11th
Reply

Pixie

So great to hear from Caitlyn!

Jun 28th
Reply (1)

Chris Coleman

Another great episode. Also, good to hear I'm not the only person who has had to re-grow a sourdough starter!

May 5th
Reply

Br0wnie

Fascinating subject. I really feel that living architecture is the way to go.

Apr 8th
Reply

Christy Johnson

so happy to find this podcast!

Apr 4th
Reply

Br0wnie

Oh wicked! Very true on we all live, work, and die on land with a unique history.

Mar 25th
Reply

Br0wnie

Oh wow! Very scary. Glad the local community was able to pull a positive from this environmental disaster.

Mar 25th
Reply

Happy⚛️Heritic

🗺️ Can't wait for this new podcast (3.15.21)

Mar 11th
Reply
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store