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Worldwide Weird

Worldwide weird celebrates the offbeat side of travel with stories about funky festivals, eccentric foods, and odd destinations across the globe.

The quietest place on Earth

The echo-free chamber at Orfield Labs in Minnesota absorbs 99.99% of sound, meaning you can hear your heart beat, your lungs breathe and your stomach digest.

Extreme US pumpkin events

Beyond acting as an ingredient in pies, bread and spiced lattes, people country-wide have found strange but creative uses for the seasonal squash.

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