Snippets

For the items of interest without full-feature treatment.
Agdam Azerbaijan

Agdam, Azerbaijan: Ghost Town of War

Chances are you haven’t heard of Agdam. Founded less than 300 years ago, it doesn't have much history. Its location is of little importance...
Willow-Bridge-Service-Station

Willow Bridge Service Station: Pricey Diesel, Free Iron Oxide

At first glance this 1930’s filling station tucked away on a country road in Northern England is unspectacular. Yet visitors to the Willow Bridge...

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...
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...
Byblos Lebanon

Byblos, Lebanon: Oldest City in the World

The holder of this title incurs more debate among archaeologists and historians than one might think. However if we are to define the metric...
World Discoverer ship wreck

Shipwrecked: MS World Discoverer Cruise Ship

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