Aaron Mahnke’s Cabinet of Curiosities

027 | Ascension

On our tour of the Cabinet of Curiosities today, we will meet two unique individuals. One spent his life looking for fame, while the other wanted to escape it. Whether they each achieved their goals is up for debate.

026 | Down the Drain

Seeing is believing. At least, that's what people say. But the objects on display in the Cabinet today stretch that cliché to the limit.

025 | Mourning

Sometimes our tour through the Cabinet introduces us to tales of loss and letting go. Other times, we encounter events that are are simply too amazing to be true. This is one of those tours.

024 | Up in Smoke

Today's tour through the Cabinet of Curiosities is a little hot, a little cold, and a whole lot of mysterious.

023 | Something Borrowed

Whether everything in life is spelled out for us, or left entirely to chance, there's never a dull moment inside the Cabinet of Curiosities.

022 | The Coin Flip

Today's tour introduces us to a fateful voyage and a plumbing problem with a haunting solution. Neither one are easy to believe, though.

021 | The Knock-Out

On today's tour of the Cabinet, one group of people has a foggy experience, while then another has sees stars for the first time.

020 | Restless

Sometimes people try hard to fool those around them, while others find themselves being fooled by someone else. Either way, the stories they create are wonderfully entertaining, and delightfully unusual—perfect additions to the Cabinet.

019 | Second Life

A stroll through the Cabinet of Curiosities today will reveal some unbelievable artwork and a lost tale from our nation's early years, both of which are entirely unexpected.

018 | The Joker

Today's tour introduces us to an irreverent hero and a brave chef, both of who have a lot to teach us about thinking outside the box.