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For the past year-and-a-half, Stephen Guman of Naugatuck, Connecticut, has been building a castle out of 396,000 popsicle sticks. His goal, according to the Waterbury Republican-American, was to wrest the Guinness World Record away from the current wooden champion, made of 370,000 popsicle sticks. While Stephen awaits the Guinness decision, his castle will be on […]
When we last heard from California’s Confusion Hill — a mysterious place in Piercy where nature’s laws have turned topsy-turvy — the attraction owners were concerned that a new bridge would steer traffic away from its entrance. Those fears may now be behind them. According to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Confusion Hill is up […]
If the glamour mannequins at the Oasis Bordello Museum are to believed — and why shouldn’t they be? — all of its resident prostitutes were model-perfect proportioned.
James Henager has some P.T. Barnum in him; he knows how to use the press, and the press usually finds itself cheerfully playing along. Henager runs Henager’s Memories and Nostalgia Museum in Buckskin, Indiana. When we first learned about his museum, he quickly embraced our christening of it as the loneliest in America — for […]
Disaster has led to opportunity in Winslow, Arizona. The disaster was the destruction of the town’s J.C. Penney store next to its Standing On The Corner Park — a photo-op tribute to a lyric from a 1970s song by the Eagles. The opportunity is that the lot formerly occupied by the store, and the walls […]
Forget your monolith Marys and your fancy pagan ladies — there’s a new goddess scraping the heavens. It’s Mago! Mago is 39 feet tall, exactly one foot higher than the roof of the Catholic church across the street, which is possibly not an accident. Mago was erected in the Arizona desert on the outskirts of […]« Previous Entries