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Kerry Wolfe

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Past articles by Kerry:

17 Places to Hunt for Aliens Besides Area 51

Turns out you don't need to storm a secretive military facility to get your extraterrestrial fix. → Read More

This Biblical Sculpture Honors Those Who Died Fighting the Chernobyl Disaster

"Monument of the Third Angel" is a poignant tribute to the firefighters who battled the nuclear blaze. → Read More

St Giles' Cathedral Thistle Chapel – Edinburgh, Scotland

Discover St Giles' Cathedral Thistle Chapel in Edinburgh, Scotland: The 20th-century chapel’s intricate woodwork includes amazing details, most notably angels playing bagpipes. → Read More

A Secret Garden off Edinburgh's Royal Mile

Dunbar's Close is a leafy oasis hidden along the touristy thoroughfare. → Read More

8 Places You Wouldn't Expect to Find Giant Eggs

It's the ultimate international Easter egg hunt. → Read More

This Medieval Door Looks Like a Portal to a Mythical Realm

Local lore says the tree-framed entry at St. Edward's Church even inspired J.R.R. Tolkien. → Read More

The Tiny Island With Its Own Personal Cloud

Lítla Dímun is often accompanied by a lenticular cloud. → Read More

6 Unique Places to Visit in Uzbekistan

From palatial tombs to desert ghost towns, these are the places Atlas Obscura users most want to visit. → Read More

The World's Oldest Family-Run Magic Shop

Davenports Magic Shop is hidden beneath a bustling London thoroughfare. → Read More

York Water Gate – London, England

Discover York Water Gate in London, England: These ornate arches show how the course of the River Thames has changed. → Read More

The Jean Cocteau Murals at the Church of Notre Dame de France

His colorful artwork hides within a peaceful London sanctuary. → Read More

Rubens Ceiling at the Banqueting House

Discover Rubens Ceiling at the Banqueting House in London, England: The sumptuous ceiling was one of the last things Charles I saw before his execution. → Read More

The Quiraing – Highland, Scotland

Discover The Quiraing in Highland, Scotland: Islanders once used this dramatic, otherworldly landscape to hide their cattle from Viking raiders. → Read More

Remembering Bill Davis, a Dedicated Teacher and Friend to

He was an avid traveler, always on the hunt for the world’s quirkier corners. → Read More

Stonehouse in Reeder's Alley – Helena, Montana

Discover Stonehouse in Reeder's Alley in Helena, Montana: One home in the historic strip hides secret compartments and the ghostly songs of long-gone canaries. → Read More

Stardust Motel Sign

Discover Stardust Motel Sign in Marfa, Texas: This old abandoned sign flickers to announce a motel that isn't even there. → Read More

Þrídrangaviti Lighthouse – Iceland

The remote lighthouse is precariously perched atop a tall sliver of rock. → Read More

The Singing Statues of Ancient Egypt

These Egyptian statues have survived for 3,400 years and were an acoustic wonder of the ancient world. → Read More

Lit & Phil – Newcastle upon Tyne, England

A wondrous wall of books wraps around the perimeter of England's largest independent library outside of London. → Read More

Cuypers Library

Discover Cuypers Library in Amsterdam, Netherlands: This gorgeous reading room houses the oldest and largest art history library in the Netherlands. → Read More