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Roadside News: August 13, 2009

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Motorcycles to Hell – OH | The Real First US President – MD | Not Quite Nirvana Monument – WA | Dungeon Master Immortal – WI

Roadside News: July 25, 2009

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

Kids! Learn About Rocks – NH | Boulder Border Dispute – OH – KY | Shopping with the Gods – CA | Burnt Castle – FL

Cost in Space

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Plain old earthbound tourism has seen plenty of price-cutting and bargain hunting in recent tight-fisted times. But when it comes to Space Tourism, the price is skyrocketing! Russian Space agency Roscomos announced that it is nearly doubling the cost of a trip to the International Space station. If you want a seat on the Soyuz […]

Lake Delton Reappears, Ski Show Fans Rejoice

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Just in time for the start of summer, Lake Delton has been refilled — and is once again providing a slick surface for Tommy Bartlett‘s iconic water ski show in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. The massive lake vanished last June 9 when it broke through a dam and drained away in less than three hours. There […]

Wisconsin Ignores Troll Warning

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

In late 2008 the Mustard Museum in Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin, shocked the town when it announced that it was packing up and moving to the nearby city of Middleton. The people of Mt. Horeb may not have been the only ones who were upset. As reported in the Wisconsin State Journal, the “Friendly Store” in which the […]

We Might Be (Cardiff) Giants

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Fans of phony biblical giants and sideshow hooey will be pleased to know that an exhaustively researched book about the Cardiff Giant has now been published.

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