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Archive for March, 2011« Previous Entries
Mark Cline, creator of Foamhenge, views April Fool’s Day as his personal holiday, one that must be celebrated each year with an elaborate prank.
On March 29, 2011, Wilbert Behn passed away, days shy of his 92nd birthday. He was the self-proclaimed world’s oldest lion tamer and the last living member of RoadsideAmerica.com’s Hall of Immortals.
The geyser “Old Perpetual” sits atop a geothermal basin in southern Oregon.
We missed the Golden Anniversary of of the coin-op binocular in 1983, and we’re not sure how many people marked their calendars to celebrate 50 years of the coin-op telescope in 2011. But America’s tourists certainly should.
Ten years is a long time. But is it long enough to merit a monument? The village of Plato, Missouri, says “Yes!”
It was only a matter of time before some entrepreneur saw the possibilities in combining an aerial obstacle course with a pit of toothy alligators.« Previous Entries
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