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Monday, October 8, 2018
The California surfer who broke racial barriers
Treehouses, palatial bookstore, and colorful potatoes.
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October 08, 2018
Black Surfing Pioneer
One of the first-documented surfers of African-American and Mexican-American descent, Nick Gabaldón is remembered as a rebel who challenged the idea of who belongs on California beaches.
Atlas Obscura Trips
Tasting Lisbon's History
Next October, journey beyond the city’s tiled buildings and narrow streets to discover the long legacy and vibrant present of culinary inventiveness in Lisbon.
Your Favorite Treehouses
The submissions we received revealed magical structures of all sorts, from an elevated fort inspired by young love to a hanging shelter that required more than a little engineering know-how.
Edible Potato Art
Manuel Choqque Bravo has made it his mission to resculpt the world’s view of the potato by creating unique potato hybrids—packed with nutrients and flavor—on his family’s farm.
Swedish Phone Booth
Tala Dala is a unique blue-and-yellow phone booth in America's "Little Sweden."
A Luminous Bookstore
This decaying building was reimagined as a "Carousel of Light," where you can peruse thousands of titles.
HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM
In an unconfirmed miracle, some claim to have seen the Virgin Mary statue cry.
Food & Drink
These Southeast Asian legumes are famed for their lasting funk and deliciously nutty flavor.
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