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Texas Unveils German POW Museum

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

During World War II, Texas was home to more than 70 POW camps with over 50,000 prisoners. One out of every ten of those POWs was behind barbed wire at Camp Hearne, a small prisoner-city in an otherwise empty part of the state.

‘Tis The Season For Dark Art

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

It may be simplistic to describe two new, all-black, public outdoor artworks as creepy — but they are, and they’ve arrived just in time for Halloween. They are Non-Sign II and Geometric Death Frequency-141.

Hootie And The Blowfish, Immortal

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

Flashback to the mid-1990s. Grunge music was in the air, unsettling the young. America needed a soothing aural balm, and a band out of Columbia, South Carolina provided it.

Coal House Burns, Sun Rises In East

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. People who keep their valuables in a coal house shouldn’t be surprised if they burn up.

42 Corners, 42 Presidents

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

For decades, the civic leaders of Rapid City, South Dakota, have seen millions of tourists drive through town heading south to view the big heads at Mt. Rushmore.

End Times Jesus Draws Battle Line Along Interstate

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Appearances of invincibility, even in a roadside statue of an all-powerful being, can be deceiving.

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