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With the new year comes the promise of new wonders, yet unborn, that will dazzle our eyeballs into the distracted-driver danger zone. Here’s a brief look at some of the anticipated highlights for 2010 — and remember that every year also brings dozens of unexpected new attractions.
James Henager has some P.T. Barnum in him; he knows how to use the press, and the press usually finds itself cheerfully playing along. Henager runs Henager’s Memories and Nostalgia Museum in Buckskin, Indiana. When we first learned about his museum, he quickly embraced our christening of it as the loneliest in America — for [...]
Recently a giant fork appeared on a traffic median in Pasadena, California. No one seemed to know who was responsible for the guerrilla installation of the 18-foot-tall rogue utensil…
A second casting of J. Seward Johnson’s undeniably eye-catching 4,100-pound struggling sculpture, “The Awakening,” has been permanently installed in a grassy expanse in Chesterfield, Missouri. The grasping giant was added to Chesterfield Arts‘ public art collection and will be available for perpetual public gaping and climbing, forever frozen in an angry state, quite annoyed at [...]
Greenville, Michigan’s Little Mermaid statue has caused nary a ripple since it was gifted to the city in 1994.
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