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Palace On A Budget: No Bread For Corn

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Tourists who visit South Dakota’s Mitchell Corn Palace in 2017 may notice something familiar: the same outdoor Corn Palace murals that decorated the building in 2016.

Dust Up At The Action Figure Museum

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

How do you clean a collection of over 13,000 toys and action figures? At the Toy and Action Figure Museum, it’s a matter of logistics.

Happy Birthday Twine Ball Man

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

JFK – that’s James Frank Kotera, not John F. Kennedy – turned 70 on Groundhog Day, 2017. JFK is the creator and solitary roller of what may be the World’s Largest Ball of Twine.

A Uniter, Not A Divider

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

In a time when Americans yearn for someone to bring them together, David Bakara knows who that someone is.

Hot Wax: Presidents For Sale

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Does the price an American pays for a wax President reveal how Americans feel about the Presidents themselves?

The 7 Death Cars of Bonnie and Clyde

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

On our trip to the new Alcatraz East attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, we met an old friend: the Bonnie and Clyde Death Car from the 1967 Faye Dunaway/Warren Beatty movie.

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