National Park Week 2015

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The National Park Service is having their annual celebration of themselves for the week of April 18, through April 26th.  This year marks the 99th year of the service.  Some of the Parks themselves are over 100 years old, the oldest, Yellowstone, from the 1872.  Yosemite was protected 8 years prior, but it wasn’t federalized … Continued

There’s nothing in the world like Action Park!

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Roadtrippers has a pretty good write up on the soon to be revived, Action Park.  However, I think what you really should do is watch this video first.  It may be long, but it’s totally worth it.  If you’re lazy, skip to 8:20.  If you’re really lazy, look at the photo below the video: Yes, … Continued

Insane Waterslide

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  The above is a photograph of the currently in progress construction of VERRUCK, which is German for MEG-A-BLASTER, soon to be the worlds tallest water slide.  I gotta say, that is insane. Ridiculously crazy suicidally insane. It’s hard to tell from the above photo, but this is a raft ride.  So that’s somewhat better in … Continued

Parking Passes

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Everyone has seen people who deserve these parking lesson slips on their cars.  Few people do anything about it, and it really doesnt matter because you’re bumper sticker you’ll affix to their car wont do anything but piss them off and make them feel like they have to live up to the (low) standards of … Continued

Grand Canyon Pictures

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Everyone was wrong, but whatever.  Here are some Grand Canyon Pictures. They are pretty nice if I do say so myself.  And it really was the most spectacular place in the world to go visit.  I took 1,775 pictures on my camera alone, not counting the 7 rolls of film, 10 minutes of video, and … Continued