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News of the Weird

Tuesday April 26, 2011 05:32 pm EDT

  • Tara-Lynne Pixley


An internal city audit has confirmed what we already knew: Atlanta's roadways are in shit shape. This is thanks, in no small part, to the Department of Public Works, the city agency that's supposed to permit and then keep track of those awful metal plates that utility companies slap over the cuts they make in the pavement. They're also supposed to make sure said companies...

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News of the Weird

Thursday March 10, 2011 04:00 am EST
Tombstone, Ariz., which was the site of the legendary 1881 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (made into a 1957 movie), is about 70 miles from the Tucson shopping center where a U.S. congresswoman, a federal judge and others were shot in January. A Los Angeles Times dispatch later that month noted that the "Wild West" of 1881 Tombstone had far stricter gun control than present-day Arizona. The... | more...

News of the Weird

Thursday March 3, 2011 04:00 am EST
Getting Old, Young: 1) Jack Smeltzer broke a record in the tractor pull championships in Columbus, Ohio, in January — doing a "full track-length pull" of 692 pounds. Jack is 7 years old. The National Kiddie Tractor Pullers Association (holding 80 events a year for ages 3 through 8) uses bicycles instead of motors. Ms. Brooke Wilker, 5, was the youngest champ, lugging 300 pounds 28 feet. 2)... | more...
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