Snippets

For the items of interest without full-feature treatment.

Abandoned Mediterranean Resort: Varosha Quarter in Famagusta, Cyprus

In the early 1970’s Varosha, Cyprus was one of the Mediterranean’s most glamorous and popular tourist destinations. An upscale quarter in Famagusta Bay, its...

Ultimate Remote Tourist Destination: Tristan da Cunha

If you wanted to get away from it all, where would you go? Previously Sometimes Interesting featured Bouvet Island, the most remote island in...
dogs of the special forces

Dogs of the Special Forces

The Jagdkommandos are a Special Operations Group of the Austrian armed forces. These soldiers “train for operations in the most difficult terrain and weather...
Lake Vostok

The Largest Underground Lake in the World: Lake Vostok

There are more than 140 lakes underneath the glaciers in Antarctica. The largest is Lake Vostok, located 13,100 ft (4,000 m) beneath the Russian...
Foxconn apple factory

Foxconn: Depressing Apple Factory

Previously Sometimes Interesting featured Guiyu, the Chinese town tasked with disposing most of the world's electronics. What about the origins of the electronics we...
World Discoverer ship wreck

Shipwrecked: World Discoverer Cruise Ship

Hidden in a remote bay of the Solomon Islands, the beached wreck of the German-built Liberian Cruise ship World Discoverer slowly rusts. Built in...