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Fans of phony biblical giants and sideshow hooey will be pleased to know that an exhaustively researched book about the Cardiff Giant has now been published.
Never do anything to a monument until everyone who might get upset is dead.
In these days of recession and high unemployment rates, there’s one field of professional endeavor that has a cheery future: if you can handle the challenge, why not apply for the rewarding job of Doll Hair Stylist?
Seals Seek Pirate Battle Booty – FL | God of California Wine – CA | Wild West Town Rescued – WY | Alternate Universe Ocean Liner – CA
The world’s largest head of Barack Obama is about to hit the road. Other Lead heads watch for arrival of new President. It’s the latest (and reportedly last) in a series of similarly over-sized presidential noggins sculpted by David Adickes. The head will leave his studio in Houston, Texas, take a serpentine journey through 10 […]
You can blame the economy, but even in a good year communities can be spending-averse when it comes to abstract sculptures for public spaces. Giant Teeth, Bedrock City, AZ Take Neptune Beach, Florida, for example. Its city council just voted down a $250,000 proposal for “Pathfinder,” a 26-foot-high series of metal rings that would swivel […]« Previous Entries
- Looking Forward: Walk-Thru Shuttle, Sidewalk Sea Monster
- Dr. Mütter: Surgeon Behind the Specimens
- The Do Nothing Machine
- Florida Forbids: Anthropomorphic Alligators
- Derek Costello: Hard-Working Master of Wax
- Toby Fraley’s Secret Life of Robots: Silicon Homebodies