World’s Strangest

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Acid Park

Vollis Simpson built a collection of what he calls “whirlygigs” on his property in Wilson, North Carolina, that came to be known as Acid Park. According to an urban legend, Simpson’s daughter died in a car wreck while on LSD and the whirlygigs are her drug-induced visions as interpreted by her father. None of this [...]

Astronomical Clocks – Literally and Metaphorically

Astronomical clocks – amazing works of engineering that are sometimes six hundred years old – can be found throughout the world.  Europe, however, has the lion’s share.  Here are some of the more remarkable examples of the form. To say that this clock is astronomical is, perhaps, stating the obvious. Another word that might describe the [...]