Today marks one hundred years since the community of Enterprise, Alabama, put up a very special monument in the middle of town: a statue of a Greek woman holding a boll weevil, an invasive pest that had ruined the local cotton crop. Wait, what? Plus: meet the most destructive holiday force ever, Treezilla!
A mission to Mars would take years of travel - but today's space food doesn't last long enough. Scientists at Washington State University are working on a way to sterilize and pack food that can last 3-5 years, which is good for astronauts and for any of us who want to survive the zombie apocalypse. Plus: why a man in Vermont just put up a large wooden statue of a raised middle finger.
The city of South Milwaukee is now home to a statue of a professional wrestler, which is pretty awesome. And fitting.
The statue's right arm is up toward his chest, as if he'd been holding something in his hand. He had - until someone stole his glasses.
Here's a theory for you: of all the American presidents, the one most like British superspy James Bond is the 20th president, James Garfield.
Of all the sites that celebrate the Gipper's Illinois years, Dixon deserves bragging rights, for having the one, true Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home. Out of a bunch.
McKinley's statue is across the street from a KFC. But if you think it's weird seeing the President and the Colonel together, well, think again.
The statue shows Lincoln as he heads to Washington to begin his presidency, though at first glance you might think he's belting out his favorite Celine Dion number,
And if you look at just his torso, you might think of him as a sort of funky 1970's type - give the man a zodiac-related medallion to wear and he'll get that night fever, he knows how to show it.