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When Dino is Finito

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

The dinosaur behemoths of yore are long gone, and now it looks like our nation’s old timey dinosaur parks also face inevitable decline and extinction.

Little Rock’s Little Rock

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

The location of Little Rock’s “little rock” has long puzzled visitors to Arkansas’ capital city.

Ozarks Attraction Turns Back Clock 800 Years

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

Having a medieval-style castle in America is actually not that unusual. But until now, one hasn’t been built in stateside as it would have been during the days of serfdom and poor standards of hygiene.

More Twang For Your Buck

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

If you want to draw tourists to a potential vacation area that currently lacks any popular established attractions, you can always start by renaming a generic and innocuous stretch of highway. That way you have a theme to work with and updated signage that reminds speeding motorists that something once happened here. On March 20th, […]

Roadside News: March 30, 2009

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Big Leather Boot – MN | Woodstock Monument Guy Dies – NY | Museum of Clean – ID | Elvis Presley Haircut Celebration – AR

See Arkansas’ Electric Chairs And Torture Telephone

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

You will soon be able to see some of the more ghastly prison artifacts in Arkansas — thanks to the sale of birdhouses made by Arkansas prisoners. The Torture Telephone. That’s the upshot of a bill that was recently passed by an Arkansas Senate panel, which will allow the prisoner birdhouses to be sold in […]

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