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Archive for June, 2011

New Hampshire’s Old Man Resurrected, If You Squint

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

In May 2003 the “Old Man of the Mountain” fell off a cliff in Franconia Notch, New Hampshire. It was a natural rock formation that looked like a craggy face, so loved by its state that its profile is still used on New Hampshire license plates and road signs.

Sale Of The Century: Steam Pig Could Be Yours!

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

A 55-foot-long piece of steampunk-inspired barnyard-cyborg art, Steam Pig, is for sale. It has to be moved by the end of July. Its creators are listening to all offers.

R.I.P. Queenie, World’s Last Water Skiing Elephant

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

For a brief two years, a Thailand-born elephant named Queenie became the last known live pachyderm to master water skis.

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