Sarah Laskow
Sarah Laskow

Sarah Laskow is a staff writer at Atlas Obscura. Follow her on Twitter.

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Feb. 2 2017 3:15 PMThese Giant Snow Mushrooms Can Grow to 12 Feet Wide
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Dec. 19 2016 12:30 PMThe Regimen Sanitatus Salernum Was the Middle Ages’ Most Famous Health Manual. How Does It Hold Up?
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Dec. 5 2016 12:30 PMThe Out-of-This-World Future of Human Death
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Oct. 19 2016 12:30 PMThere’s Got to Be a Better Term for an Overlong Summer
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Aug. 25 2016 12:30 PMTurns Out, Ariel’s World Was Only Sometimes a Part of Ours
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July 12 2016 12:30 PMThe Scent of Surgery Varies From Ailment to Ailment, but It Always Smells
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May 17 2016 12:30 PMVictorians Wanted to Contact Aliens Using Giant Mirrors
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Feb. 23 2016 12:30 PMThe First Cross-Country Road Trip Took Two Men and a Pitbull 63 Days
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Feb. 3 2016 12:30 PMIn 1844, the Philippines Skipped a Day, and It Took Decades for the Rest of the World to Notice
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Jan. 12 2016 12:30 PMHere’s Every Living or Extinct Creature Named After David Attenborough
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Nov. 23 2015 12:30 PMA 16th-Century Pope Buried His Pet Elephant Under the Vatican
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Sept. 17 2015 2:15 PMWhat Are the Pros and Cons of Being a Celebrity Tree? 
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Sept. 15 2015 2:45 PMHow You Lie Depends on Where You’re From
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Aug. 26 2015 1:09 PMThe Oldest Message in a Bottle Ever Recovered Was Adrift for More Than 100 Years
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June 3 2015 9:15 AMEven Secret Agents Have to Fill Out Expense Reports
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Dec. 22 2016 12:30 PMWhy Did Ancient Italians Bury Thousands of Clay Body Parts?
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Dec. 12 2016 12:30 PMEbenezer Howard’s Garden Cities Are Now Embedded Into London and New York
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Nov. 25 2016 12:30 PMWhy Didn’t 16th-Century Europeans Like Tomatoes?
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Oct. 6 2016 12:30 PMA Modern-Day Wunderkammer Dedicated to Indianapolis History, Afrofuturism, and Musical Vibrations
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Aug. 11 2016 12:30 PMDid Medieval Europeans Come to Enjoy Tomatoes Through Salsa?
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May 24 2016 12:30 PMThe Rise of Pirate Libraries
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March 8 2016 12:30 PMNew Hampshire Mill Workers Invented a New Type of French
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Feb. 16 2016 12:30 PM19th-Century Atlases Included Hundreds of Fake Islands
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Jan. 20 2016 12:30 PMThe First Woman to Publish a Book in English Lived in One Room, Walled Off From Society
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Jan. 5 2016 12:30 PMA Short History of Martians
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Sept. 22 2015 1:00 PMThe A.D. White Library at Cornell: The Kind of Place Book Lovers Dream About
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Sept. 16 2015 4:30 PMToward a Better Understanding of Awe: What Is It and How Does It Work?
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Sept. 9 2015 2:49 PMDig Into the Most Boring Undertaking Fathomable: Making Tunnels as a Hobby
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Aug. 24 2015 12:18 PMIn 1919, Eisenhower Took a Disastrous Road Trip That Led to His Support of the Modern Highway
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May 21 2015 8:35 AMThe Soviet Military Secret That Could Become Alaska’s Most Valuable Crop

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