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Four Corners Makeover Promises Better Photo Ops

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

You can’t stand in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah at one time any more — at least not until June 1, 2010. That’s when the barriers will come down and the new Four Corners Monument is scheduled to re-open to the public, eager to participate in America’s most famous photo-op.

100 Years, 1 Big Boy Scout

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

February 2010 marks the 100th birthday of the founding of the Boy Scouts of America. We congratulate the organization for its long record of channeling youthful male energy into impressive deeds. Thanks to the Boy Scouts of America, there is a monument marking the hole-home of the assassin of Lincoln’s assassin. There are mini-Statues of […]

Mermaid To Order

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Greenville, Michigan’s Little Mermaid statue has caused nary a ripple since it was gifted to the city in 1994.

Roadside News: June 3, 2009

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Metal Otter, Dead Indians – MN | Great Hunt Clean-Up – UT | Accordion Due Respect – NV | Bat About Face – TX

Four Corners Monument: Miles Off?

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

The Four Corners Monument, the only place in America where you can spread yourself into four states at one time, is in the wrong spot, if you believe the flurry of stories in the media  this week. Modern techniques of geodetic survey and measurement are being used to nitpick the work of a surveyor in […]

Roadside News: Jan. 21, 2009

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Flood Warning | Stupid Shoe Tree | Biggest Floating Tourist Attraction | Rosa Parks Photo Ops | Scissorhands Sculpture

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