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