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...

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 an...

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 railroad,...

Spreepark: Disney World of Socialism

An abandoned amusement park hides along a river in the Treptower forest of East Berlin. Known today as Spreepark, it was originally the Kulturpark when...

The Conservatory Under a Lake

Previously Sometimes Interesting featured the story of a twenty-first century swindler and the spoils of his deception. In this post we examine a nineteenth-century offender...