If not a glass house, how about a house made out of beer cans?

If not a glass house, how about a house made out of beer cans?

Backroads Discoveries, Bridges, Marc Manning Photography, South Dakota
[caption id="attachment_568" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Beer Can House[/caption] Now this is a unique place to visit in downtown Houston.  A creation of the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art. This house was started in 1968 by a guy named John Milkovisch (see history of the house).  According to Ripley's Believe It or Not, over 50,000 beer cans have been used on this house. [caption id="attachment_571" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Beer Can House Front[/caption] He notes on the sign to "Live by the Golden Rule", but I think he is actually living the "Aluminum Rule"!! [caption id="attachment_570" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Beer Can House entry[/caption] [caption id="attachment_566" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Beer Can House Wall[/caption] [caption id="attachment_579" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Beer Can House Siding[/caption] [caption id="attachment_574" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Beer Can House Garland[/caption] [caption id="attachment_577" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Beer Can House…
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Jackalope Heaven – Douglas, Wyoming

Jackalope Heaven – Douglas, Wyoming

Backroads Discoveries, Bucket List Trips, Cross Country Road Trips, Family Travel, Giant Things, Jackalope, Large Statues, Museums, Mythical Creatures, Place Names, Roadside Attractions, Selfies, Town Names, Unexpected Discoveries, Unique Places, Wyoming
[caption id="attachment_560" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Large Jackalope - Douglas, WY Railroad Museum[/caption] Douglas, Wyoming claims to be the "Official Home of the Jackalope."  Throughout the west one can find jackalopes in shops and statues of them.  They even have a Jackalope Days in June. [caption id="attachment_558" align="aligncenter" width="239"] Jackalope Crossing[/caption] According to legendsofamerica.com, "The jackalope is said to be an antlered species of rabbit, sometimes rumored to be extinct. One of the rarest animals in the world, it is a cross etween a now extinct pygmy-deer and a species of killer rabbit. The antlered species of rabbit are brownish in color, weigh between three and five pounds and move with lighting speeds of up to 90 miles per hour. [caption id="attachment_556" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Wyoming Jackalope[/caption] Apparently the first jackalope was spotted…
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