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. 22 2014 11:15 AMThe Avenue Lined With Upside-Down Trees
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Sept. 17 2014 1:46 PMA Salute to Defiant Scots on the Eve of Their Possible Secession
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Sept. 8 2014 12:18 PMSolving the Great Stink: London's Gorgeous Victorian Sewage Cathedrals
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Aug. 29 2014 8:55 AMThis Small Desert Region Has More Pyramids Than All of Egypt
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Aug. 25 2014 12:14 PMUntouched Relics from a Baffling WWII Battle on a Barren Island
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Aug. 18 2014 12:32 PMNabokov's Butterflies: The Lolita Author's First, Fluttering Love
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Aug. 4 2014 12:20 PMHow a North Korean Statue Caused Strife in Senegal
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July 28 2014 12:27 PMThe Old Nuclear Bunker Now Staffed by Mannequins
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July 23 2014 12:51 PMLake Tekapo: So Tranquil It's Almost Offensive
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July 21 2014 12:23 PMShake Hands With a Musty Mummy at This Dublin Crypt
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July 17 2014 12:19 PMA Summer Vacation Option for Sun-Hating Vampires
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July 15 2014 12:48 PMThe Special and Mysterious Seals of Siberia's Lake Baikal
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July 8 2014 8:52 AMInside a Once-Secret Cosmonaut Training Facility
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July 3 2014 2:12 PMWhy July 4 Is a Bittersweet Day for Texan Particle Physicists
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June 30 2014 1:55 PMAge Ain't Nothing but a Number for this 600-Year-Old Saint
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Sept. 19 2014 1:10 PMThe Island With Lava Fields, a False Forest, and the World's Worst Golf Course
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Sept. 16 2014 8:00 AM9/16: The Forgotten New York Terrorist Attack
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Sept. 5 2014 9:15 AMThe Magnificent Mud Mosque of Mali
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Aug. 27 2014 1:03 PMThe Battle of the Oranges: Fighting Tyranny With Citrus
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Aug. 21 2014 9:43 AMBig Stinky Blooms: The Putrid Beauty of Corpse Flowers
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Aug. 12 2014 1:39 PMDouble-Take-Inducing Gargoyles and Grotesques
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July 29 2014 12:16 PMRevisiting the Dystopic Outback World of Mad Max
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July 24 2014 12:39 PMThe UFO Welcome Center, for Tired Extraterrestrial Travelers
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July 22 2014 11:31 AMA Tour of Wat Rong Khun, the Oddest Temple in Thailand
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July 18 2014 2:38 PMHere is the World's Most Adorable Waste Treatment Plant
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July 16 2014 1:05 PMAn Abandoned Victorian Garden, Now Back in Brilliant Bloom
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July 10 2014 11:50 AMThe Birth of the Baby Hatch, for Surrendering Infants Safely
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July 7 2014 2:31 PMBelchertown State School, a Horrific Home for the "Feeble-Minded"
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July 2 2014 12:46 PMA Supercomputer Has Taken Over This 19th-Century Church
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June 27 2014 3:18 PMSleep in Luke Skywalker's Childhood Home

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  Life
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Sept. 23 2014 6:00 AM Naked and Afraid Prudie offers advice on whether a young boy should sleep in the same room with his nude grandfather.
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Sept. 22 2014 7:43 PM Emma Watson Threatened With Nude Photo Leak for Speaking Out About Women's Equality
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Sept. 22 2014 9:17 PM Trent Reznor’s Gone Girl Soundtrack Sounds Like an Eerie, Innovative Success
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Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.