Today is the day for New Year’s Resolutions.
Serena Altschul reports our Cover Story: Used to test the volume of a wide range of products, the room at Orfield Laboratories in Minnesota is about 16 times quieter than the silence at your local library, which makes it the quietest place on Earth.
This giant flaming hole in the ground that was created through an industrial accident in the 1970s.” “This guy took an entire cave, attached little mallets to different stalactites and stalagmites, and set it up to play them,” Thuras said.
What are the wonders all around us that we don’t take the time to acknowledge and celebrate and revel in?
What are the waterfalls that we’re missing?” The website Atlas Obscura and its bestselling book, revealing weird and wondrous places, are travel guides like no other, featuring such attractions as the Gates of Hell - a huge crater of burning natural gas in the Kara-kum desert in Turkmenistan.