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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Oct. 17 2014 11:11 AMThe Londoners Who Drowned in a Tidal Wave of Beer
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Oct. 15 2014 12:48 PMWhy Zoroastrians Feed Their Dead Relatives to Vultures
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Oct. 8 2014 12:21 PMThese $735 Hotel Rooms Have Cold, Rock-Hard Beds and No Bathrooms
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Oct. 6 2014 11:11 AMThis Ivy League College Keeps Hundreds of Human Brains in Jars
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Oct. 2 2014 10:42 AMYes, Those Are Coffins Hanging off the Side of That Cliff
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Sept. 30 2014 10:10 AMA Lovable Murderer and Heroic Villain: The Story of Australia's Most Iconic Outlaw
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Sept. 24 2014 10:39 AMThe "Transi": A Rotting-Corpse Sculpture For Your Memento Mori Needs
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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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Oct. 16 2014 1:34 PMWhat's the Food Like in Antarctica?
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Oct. 14 2014 12:18 PMDid You Know We Used to Make Ships Out Of Concrete?
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Oct. 7 2014 9:55 AMHow to Avoid Being Buried Alive, According to Victorian Wisdom
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Oct. 3 2014 9:22 AMThis Boy Was Kissed to Death. On His Birthday.
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Oct. 1 2014 10:32 AMWant to Stroll Down Hallways Stacked With Bodies? Go Here.
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Sept. 29 2014 11:47 AMInside an Abandoned Gothic Castle in Belgium
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Sept. 23 2014 9:01 AMWhat Life Is Like on the World's Most Remote Island
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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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  Arts
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Oct. 19 2014 4:33 PM Building Family Relationships in and out of Juvenile Detention Centers
  Technology
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