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Archive for February, 2012

Arm of the Unknown Soldier: A Friendly Wave

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

It’s been years since we last glimpsed the Arm of the Unknown Soldier, a grisly Civil War relic displayed in a box at the long-gone Antietam Battlefield Museum in Sharpsburg, Maryland.

Washcloth At The Ready, Don Aslett Opens His Museum Of Clean

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

I’m trying to give clean its rightful place in society,” said Don Aslett, whose name graces the Museum of Clean in Pocatello, Idaho. Aslett, who owns a multinational cleaning business, has spent six years and $6 million of his own money to open the museum in a 80,000-square-foot, six story building in his hometown.

Sign Of The Apocalypse? Mr. Slime Is Art

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Mark Cline, creator of Foamhenge at Natural Bridge, Virginia, has been building fiberglass monsters, dinosaurs, and freaks for the tourist attractions of America for decades.

Mob Museum Shows Off America’s Bloody Valentine Wall

Friday, February 17th, 2012

No one sets out in life to love a wall. Yet we bond with our Vietnam memorial wall, which has spawned several replicas. Even our Mexican border wall has devoted fans.

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