Ella Morton
Ella Morton

Ella Morton is a writer working on The Atlas Obscura, a book about global wonders, curiosities, and esoterica adapted from Atlas Obscura. Follow her on Twitter.

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Sept. 1 2015 1:53 PMGoldfleck the Lion, Buried in a New York Pet Cemetery, Lived at the Plaza With a Princess
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Aug. 20 2015 10:00 AMLong Before A.I. Was Generating Nervous Think Pieces, This Robotic Turk Was Raising Eyebrows
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March 13 2015 10:12 AMThis Coin on the Ground Is Actually an Amazing Art Project
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March 3 2015 10:01 AMUeno Zoo’s Emergency Drills Involve Staff Dressed as Zebras
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Feb. 23 2015 8:56 AMThe Story of Hollywood's Top-Secret Nuclear Film Studio
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Feb. 11 2015 10:04 AMThese Grave Cages are Remnants of the Body-Snatching Era in Scotland
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Feb. 4 2015 11:14 AMThe Gurgling Mud Volcanoes of Gobustan
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Jan. 30 2015 4:33 PMThis Fairy-Tale Stone Home Is Real
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Jan. 28 2015 4:26 PMEternal Summer Awaits at This German Airship Hangar
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Jan. 26 2015 6:55 AMThe Strange Story of Australia’s Mysterious Marree Man
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Jan. 21 2015 2:54 PMInside the Stunning Mosques of Shiraz, Iran
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Jan. 19 2015 10:36 AMClimb El Peñón, the Giant Rock Stitched With a Staircase
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Jan. 15 2015 2:10 PMAscend to the Clouds in This Breathtaking Outdoor Elevator
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Jan. 13 2015 11:31 AMThe Abandoned Hilltop Village of Craco
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Jan. 9 2015 2:03 PMAdd Some Unease to Your Road Trip With a Stop at This Sculpture Park
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Aug. 27 2015 11:18 AMCorpse Brides and Ghost Grooms: A Guide to Marrying the Dead
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Aug. 18 2015 10:00 AMThese Teen Interns Are Spending Their Summer Learning How to Repair Graves
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March 5 2015 12:57 PMThese Okinawan Beaches Have Star-Shaped Sand
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Feb. 24 2015 12:34 PMThis Eccentric Portuguese Palace Is Stuffed With Secret Symbols
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Feb. 13 2015 10:26 AMForbidden Corner: Garden of the Odd and Unexpected
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Feb. 5 2015 1:38 PMBehold, the Bronze Swine Flu Statue of Mexico
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Feb. 3 2015 11:50 AMThe Pope's Secret Passage Hides in Plain Sight
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Jan. 29 2015 12:29 PMMail Rail: London’s Abandoned Underground Train System
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Jan. 27 2015 2:10 PMWould You Ride the Rusty, Creaking Cable Cars of Chiatura?
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Jan. 23 2015 1:26 PMThe Magnificent Ottoman Ruins of Ishak Pasha Palace
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Jan. 20 2015 12:03 PMThe Dish: How an Australian Sheep Farm Brought the Moon Landing to TV
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Jan. 16 2015 3:24 PMWander Through the Park of the Monsters in Italy
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Jan. 14 2015 8:42 AMThe Trompe L’Oeil Church of Milan Is Much Smaller Than It Looks
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Jan. 12 2015 12:12 PMThe Tessellated Pavement: Mother Nature’s Mosaic
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Jan. 6 2015 12:48 PMThis Former Ironworks Is Now a Giant Neon Playground

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