Atlas Obscura -> One Artist’s Mission to Illustrate All the World’s Mythical Beasts, Very Large Pizza, Winding Tower and more


Illustrating All the World’s Mythical Beasts
Every culture has its own distinctive mythological creatures. With such rich and broad source material to sketch from, the artist Iman Joy El Shami-Mader has been drawing one such creature a day. Atlas Obscura spoke with her about the project and the challenges of depicting magical monsters.
 
 
 
 


Very Large Pizza
A Michigan restaurant cooked a 100-pound pie that it will deliver right to your doorstep—provided that your doors are wide enough.
 
 
 
 


Masochistic Games
Consisting of pieces that are not only shaped the same, but all the same color, hell puzzles are both entertainment and punishment.
 
 
 
 


VENICE, ITALY Winding Tower
This palatial spiral staircase is named the Scala Contarini del Bovolo. “Del Bovolo” translates to “of the snail” in the Venetian dialect.
 
 
 
 

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