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Whatever Happened To Happy The Walking Fish And The Beautiful Atomic Tunnel?

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Those two questions may never be answered to everyone’s satisfaction. Both Happy and the Tunnel vanished over 50 years ago.

Spook Hill: A Fragile Freakosystem

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Gravity hills, magnetic hills, whatever you want to call them, play havoc with the forces of nature — by making cars roll backwards and uphill — but they are surprisingly delicate phenomena.

Miami Gets Its Mom-ument

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

The people of Miami have been waiting 112 years to erect a mom-ument to Julia Tuttle, “The Mother of Miami.”

Twistee Tales – Ice Cream Cone Buildings

Friday, July 30th, 2010

If you’ve ever dreamed of making a smooth move in the real estate game, now may be the time to snatch up your very own soft serve structure. Two former Twistee Treat ice-cream-cone-shaped stands are currently up for sale. With interest rates low and interest in ice cream high, this could be an opportune time to acquire a highly desirable dairy destination.

When Dino is Finito

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

The dinosaur behemoths of yore are long gone, and now it looks like our nation’s old timey dinosaur parks also face inevitable decline and extinction.

Off-Earth Living To Begin East Of Orlando

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Interspace, an attraction that will break ground later this year, will have the largest indoor simulated Mars environment anywhere on the planet.

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