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The Kuyper Cake Collection has risen once again! The quaint display of 150 examples of the decorative dessert arts has been displaced many times since Francis Kuyper established the initial exhibit in her Pasadena garage in 1994.
In 1970, two young firemen built a statue outside the Central Fire Station in Lafayette, Louisiana. It’s a fireman, stripped to his undershirt, bent over a hose that’s writhing like a giant snake, pointing toward an unseen inferno with a dramatic gesture.
We were crestfallen when Dick Horne’s American Dime Museum closed in Baltimore in 2007. It was a unique showcase of the rare and ghastly. We thought we’d never again see priceless relics such as a Petrified Minotaur, or Abraham Lincoln’s Last Bowel Movement.
Bonnie & Clyde Ambush 75th Anniversary | Annoying Neighbor Butt Sculptor Out of Prison – FL | First KFC: Missing Secret Spice? – Kentucky | Visit America’s Grave – Virginia
Chicken Empathy Museum – LA | Giant Buddhist Goddess – OK | Meteorite Comes Home – AZ | VA is for Lovers of Large Bladders – VA
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