Atlas Obscura is an online magazine and digital media company led by American journalist David Plotz. It was founded in 2009 by author Joshua Foer and documentary film-maker Dylan Thuras. It catalogs unusual and obscure travel destinations, and relies heavily on user-generated content. It features a mixture of feature and news articles on topics including history, science and some news, in addition to travel and exploration, as well as hosting a collaborative “guide” to the world’s most obscure places.
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