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Archive for July, 2011

Intelligent Mail Dog Becomes An Intelligent Stamp

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

We’ve long had an affection for Owney the Railway Mail Dog, even though he likely wouldn’t have returned the love.

Kentucky Rushmore, Just One Of The Kentucky Wonders

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Will Russell has a dream. Well, actually, he has several dreams — and none of them are normal.

Muffler Men Documentary by Clean White Lines

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

Muffler Men, with their mysterious migrations and fascinating mutations, never fail to mesmerize travelers — almost 50 years since the giant statues first spread along America’s highways, and 15 years since Roadside America collected them in one place to point out the phenomenon.

Meet John Doe, The Man Who Makes The Monsters

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Do you want your very own plastic Braxton County Monster? You might find a used one online, but for a fresh model you have to go to the source: Braxton County, West Virginia.

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