Digital Resource of the Week: Atlas Obscura

On the About Us page, the Atlas Obscura team says, “if you’re looking for miniature cities, glass flowers, books bound in human skin, gigantic flaming holes in the ground, bone churches, balancing pagodas, or homes built entirely out of paper, the Atlas Obscura is where you’ll find them.”

Yangshuo and Moon Hill
Yangshuo and Moon Hill

Founded in 2009, Atlas Obscura is a collaborative website documenting unusual and interesting places around the world. You’ll learn about architecture, museums, and natural wonders. Search by continent, country, or even state. There are dozens of curious sites right here in Philadelphia! Also explore by categories such as martian landscapes, strange science, or eccentric homes.

Pierre Cardin's Bubble House
Pierre Cardin's Bubble House

If you like the weird and wonderful, follow their blog.

Dead Pals of Sam Sanfillippo
Dead Pals of Sam Sanfillippo

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