Fake Cowboy Uses Real Bullets, Injures Two In Wild West Re-Enactment Gone Awry

Next week is the 134th anniversary of Tombstone, Arizona’s famed moment in Wild West history, the shootout at the O.K. Corral involving Wyatt Earp and other legends of the era. The annual celebration got off to a rocky start, however, when an actor fired a loaded gun during a show. »10/19/15 5:30pm10/19/15 5:30pm


NASA Built A Giant Fake Moon You Can Drive On

About 50 years ago, the U.S. government used 30,000 pounds of explosives to turn a chunk of Arizona into a simulated moonscape for astronauts to practice picking up rocks on. Today, you can take your own truck out there and carve it up like a ski slope because it’s an off-road park ON THE MOON. Here’s how to do it. »7/09/15 4:20pm7/09/15 4:20pm

Chemtrails Are Too Crazy for Even the Tea Party to Believe

It’s hard to imagine a conspiracy theory so off the rails that it makes people involved with one of the country’s major Tea Party groups throw their hands up in the air and go “whoa, man, this is too much,” but lo and behold, chemtrails rose to the challenge. http://thevane.gawker.com/paper-writes-d... »4/23/15 7:30pm4/23/15 7:30pm

These Are The Pages Being Ripped From A Biology Text Book In Arizona

The Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board in Arizona recently voted to "redact" a page from a ninth-grade biology text book because it includes a brief section on an abortion pill. School officials have responded by literally tearing the page from the texts. Thankfully, the Internet has come to the rescue. »11/07/14 1:55pm11/07/14 1:55pm

Wow. So Google Street View is now available for the Grand Canyon.

Google strapped backpack-mounted cameras onto members of their team and sent them trekking through the Grand Canyon. The end result? Google Street View for Arizona's great gorge, though a more accurate description would probably be "Trail View"; according to the official Google Blog, the company's newly released… »2/01/13 3:40pm2/01/13 3:40pm

The best ever abandoned computer manufacturing plant turned Satanic temple

In Casa Grande, Arizona, there's a mouldering set of futuristic domes and saucers that were once destined to be computer manufacturing plants in the 1970s. According to urban legend, they were never used. And now the Domes, as they are called, are the site of Satanic rituals. And if you look at these pictures, you… »8/16/12 12:20pm8/16/12 12:20pm

Yodaville, the fake city the Air Force built to bomb

Yodaville is a fake city in the Arizona desert used for bombing runs by the U.S. Air Force. Writing for Air & Space Magazine back in 2009, Ed Darack wrote that, while tagging along on a training mission, he noticed "a small town in the distance-which, as we got closer, proved to have some pretty big buildings, some of… »7/06/12 11:00am7/06/12 11:00am