The true story of the wooden roller coaster too epic to survive…and the eternal...

They say that legends never die, and while that's true, too often, the best legends aren't long for this world. Sometimes, they're just too ahead of their time. Such is the case with the Son...

Arcosanti is an experimental town, off I-17, solely focused on saving the planet

Arcosanti is one of those strange little places you maybe heard about in high school science class, thought it was kinda weird, or kinda cool, but then forgot about it. Fast-forward 10 years and you've...

Here’s why the Eiffel Tower zipline is an essential daredevil adventure

The public's fascination with climbing iconic landmarks is something that will probably never go away. Whether it's kids scaling the Golden Gate Bridge or professionals tightrope walking over Niagara Falls, people love getting their...

The Forest Bus takes you on a jungle adventure…without actually leaving the city

There are a lot of reasons we should take public transportation: it's cheap, reliable, and more eco-friendly than using your own car to get around. Of course, there are valid reasons people don't use it:...
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The story of the Muffler Men: The fiberglass titans of retro roadside kitsch

If you ever took a road trip across the US in the 1960s or 1970s, you probably saw more than a few Muffler Men. They’re a prime example of the kind of roadside kitsch...
PERRYVILLE PARK IS HOME TO HUNDREDS OF STRANGE AND CREEPY TREE CARVINGS

Perryville Park is home to hundreds of strange and creepy tree carvings

Perryville Community Park is a serene little slice of land that hides a dark secret... one that you don't have to look too hard to find. The park was once on the property of...

The touching story of Mighty Joe, the road-tripping gorilla

If there's one thing we love more than road trips, its roadside kitsch, and every so often, a story that combines the two comes along and makes us feel all good inside. Like the...

You can now rent an entire country on Airbnb

Airbnb plays host to some pretty spectacular rentals: castles, treehouses, castle houses in the trees, boats, planes, a giant beagle... you get the picture. But recently, for the first time ever, a whole country...
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Here’s how the boomtown of Cairo, Illinois became a virtual ghost town

With its location right at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, you might assume that Cairo, Illinois would be a bustling town-- not quite as it became a virtual ghost town. Busy as...
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The Japanese Book and Bed hostel is dream-like and tucked away in a bookstore

There's something so cozy about a good bookstore... they're just so warm and inviting! If you've ever felt like you could spend all day inside your favorite book shop, even after closing time, just...

Starting next week massive water slides will invade cities across America

Nothing says summer like rocketing yourself down 1000-feet of water logged vinyl and though a handful of downtown city blocks. Slide the City is invading cities across America and Canada this summer, starting June...

Brand new Guardians of the Galaxy ride is out of this world awesome

This weekend marked the official opening for the brand-spanking new Guardians of the Galaxy ride at Disney's California Adventure theme park, and for the sweet love of Star-Lord's washboard abs, it looks amazing. Here's the full experience: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0F2aLwt2d8 And...

Never-before-seen secret section of haunted Winchester Mystery House available for tours

Did you know there’s a secret section of the Winchester Mystery House that’s never been available to the public…until now. On Thursday, May 26, 2017 the Winchester Mystery House unveiled a brand new section...

Here’s where you can have a sleepover with an adorable sloth

If there's one thing that sloths are good at, it's sleeping... so why not have a sleepover with one? Rainier, Oregon's Zoological Wildlife Conservation Center has a Sloth Sanctuary Center that's offering the chance to...

Everything in the world’s most poisonous garden wants to kill you

The Poison Garden is a charming and deadly public garden, where the flora and fauna are photosynthetic killers. Within the confines of the Poison Garden there are "over 100 plants of varying deadliness." Though many of...