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Behold! The $100,000 Tumbleweed

Monday, February 9th, 2009

The world’s most expensive tumbleweed has been unveiled in Chandler, Arizona. Created at a cost of $100,000, “Momentum” is perched atop a ten-foot pedestal in the city’s new Park-and-Ride lot. ¬†Critics have quickly labeled it “rat’s nest” and “hairball.” “I would have thought it would have been bigger,” said Jeff Weninger, the only current member […]

Roadside News: Feb. 4, 2009

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Smiley Stay of Execution – ND | Dueling Weather Groundhogs – PA | Proof is in the Runestones | Moving Minnie Pearl – TN

Montana’s Attractions: Pawns In Cell Phone Chess Game

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Has a cell phone company dared Montana to eliminate its roadside attractions? It sure sounds that way in Helena, Montana, where the legislature is considering banning the use of cell phones by drivers across the state. Montana has lots of empty space, and its open-ended speed limits in the late 1990s (now re-limited to 75 […]

Roadside News: Feb. 2, 2009

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Versailles Castle | No Fork Ahead | If Ever a Wiz There Was | That Lee Allan Guy

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