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Massive Spinning Metal Fountain

(Video Link) Skip ahead about a minute into the video to see this amazing work in action.┬áDavid Cerny, an artist from the Czech Republic, made this 14-ton sculpture for a business park in Charlotte, North Carolina. Its segments spin, align, and spit out streams of water. Link -via The Presurfer | Artist’s Website (warning: auto-sound)

Funnel Bacakonator

The latest in unhealthy food innovations is available at the Bank of America 500 Nascar Sprint Cup in Charlotte, North Carolina. A “funnel bacakonator” is a funnel cake with chocolate and strawberry sauces topped with a generous topping of crumbled bacon. Link -via Breakfast Links (Image credit: Charlotte Motor Speedway)

How 13 More Great American Cities Got Their Names

A few weeks ago we took a look at how 17 great American cities got their names. Since we could never cram every city’s story into a single post, let’s take a look at a second round of city name origins today. 1. Albany New York’s first capital first went by the name Beverwyck when it was [...]