Category:
North America

Keene Pumpkin Festival

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Might I suggest that building a Great Wall O' Jack'o'lanterns is Slightly Weird...?

If you live in the Northeast, you'll surely want to check out the annual Keene, NH, Pumpkin Festival.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Sep 15, 2009 - Comments (1)
Category: Agriculture, Awards, Prizes, Competitions and Contests, Fairs, Amusement Parks, and Resorts, Horror, Regionalism, North America

Vintage Canadian Anti-tobacco Ad



One of the more creative anti-smoking ads....

Posted By: Paul - Sun Sep 06, 2009 - Comments (3)
Category: Addictions, Death, Tobacco and Smoking, Advertising, Fantasy, 1970s, North America

Canadian Snake Mating

I'm sorry I did not learn about the annual snake mating in Manitoba until now, since the peak activity occured around Mother's Day. But maybe you can plan your trip for next year.



Posted By: Paul - Sun Jul 05, 2009 - Comments (4)
Category: Animals, North America, Natural Wonders

Cow Artist

Sculptor Joe Fafard is inspired by cows to create art. How could he not be at home on WU?



Posted By: Paul - Fri Jun 26, 2009 - Comments (0)
Category: Animals, Art, Regionalism, North America

I’d rather spring for the cab fare than camp out in a bar bathroom

According to the AP/AOL news, A man in Salem, Massachusetts found himself quite "comfortable" after being locked in the bar's bathroom overnight. Why employees didn't check the bathroom before locking it up is mystery, but why would you lock a bathroom door like that to begin with?

Posted By: dherlich - Wed Jun 17, 2009 - Comments (1)
Category: North America, Alcohol

Street With A View

Last year, with the cooperation of Google, two artists and a bunch of helpers turned a little alley in Pittsburgh into "the most interesting street in the world."

Visit their site here.

Posted By: Paul - Wed Jun 10, 2009 - Comments (1)
Category: Geography and Maps, Performance Art, North America

Here’s Hockey!

Have a lesson in how to be Canadian!

Posted By: Paul - Mon May 25, 2009 - Comments (1)
Category: Movies, Documentaries, Regionalism, 1950s, North America

Blackfly

Posted By: Paul - Thu Apr 16, 2009 - Comments (4)
Category: Insects, Music, Cartoons, North America

A Single Tear

Posted By: Paul - Wed Apr 08, 2009 - Comments (6)
Category: Cartoons, North America

An Aqueous Solution

Posted By: Paul - Tue Apr 07, 2009 - Comments (8)
Category: Death, Surrealism, Cartoons, North America, Weather

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