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Nature Calls: Talking Trees

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

In these ecologically sensitive times, maybe we all should start listening to the trees. Unfortunately, real trees have a hard time communicating clearly with their limited vocabulary and poor diction.

Stealth Statues Evade Picky Zoning

Monday, March 9th, 2009

Let’s say that you own a business, and you want to erect an eye-catching roadside statue to pull in customers — but laws in your overly regulated community say that you can’t.

Roadside News: March 4, 2009

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Disappearing Waterski Lake Refills – WI | End of Trail Closes – OR | Garbage Museum is Tax-Exempt – CT | Abduction of Minnie Pearl – TN | Squirrel Cage Jail – IA

Roadside News: Dec 29, 2008

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Garbage Museum | Crow Infestation Tourism | Giant Fist of Joe Louis | 76 Ball | Swedish Goat Burns

Giant Jack-In-The-Box Unveiled In New England

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

The World’s Largest Jack-In-The-Box has made its debut in Middletown, Connecticut.

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