Tag Archives: Atlas Obscura


My latest piece on Atlas Obscura explores 10,000 years of Artificial Cranial Deformation, an ancient practice that still goes on today – a link to humanity’s past.

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What’s the Oldest Still-Operating Company in the World?

What’s the oldest, still-operating company in the world? The answer might surprise you…just how long it’s been operating definitely will. My latest piece for the Atlas Obscura has the answer.

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The Great Old Ones

Pando aspen grove at Fishlake National Forest (photograph by J Zapell/Wikimedia)

My latest article, on Atlas Obscura, asks the question:

“What’s the oldest living tree in the world?”

If you’re thinking of some Californian Sequoia, you’re only off by around 75,000 years…

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Drowned Towns – Cities Lost to Progress

Hey, my latest piece is up on Atlas Obscura! Drowned Towns: Cities Lost to Progress is about some of those towns we’ve drowned in our quest for more electricity, for more water. Let me know what you think!

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Human Garbage

I’ve another article up on Atlas Obscura today:

Scavenger Cities.

Let me know what you think!

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I’m Big in Australia


Big Penguin at Penguin (photograph by Stuart Edwards)

My latest Atlas Obscura piece is online!

I’m Big in Australia is about Australia’s

plethora of ‘big things.’ Let me know what you think!

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