North America

Buckminster Fuller’s Home in a Dome

Guest Post Series words & photos by Cary O'Dell It would probably look a little out of place in just about any neighborhood, let alone sitting...

Abandoned Poconos Legend: Buck Hill Inn

Built in 1901, the Inn at Buck Hill Falls was once the class of Poconos Mountain resorts. The thousand-acre retreat featured amenities such as...
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Tunnel 51: Secret Racing Research Facility

This boarded-up tunnel in the mountains of southwestern Pennsylvania dates back two centuries. It was originally built by Carnegie and Vanderbilt for a nineteenth-century...

Spoils of US Fidelis

This house in Middle America fits the definition of excess (unless you consider having a bowling alley and an eight-car garage necessary). It’s builder’s...

Ishi: The Last Wild North American Indian

Guest Post Series words by Cary O'Dell It was August of 1911, when Sheriff J.B. Webber of Oroville, California, got word of a strange “savage” found...

The Oldest Airplane Factory in the World

On the west side of Dayton, Ohio, a group of old white buildings topped with arched parapets sits in a cleared lot just off...