A map of state-by-state meth incidents in 2012 — what can we take away?

This is a map of "all meth clandestine laboratory incidents including labs, dumpsites, chem/glass/equipment" in the U.S. in 2012, by state. It was created by the DEA and is freely available on the website of the Department of Justice. Here, in no particular order, are some things we can take away from this map: » 3/08/13 7:40am 3/08/13 7:40am

Live out your Walking Dead fantasies in this abandoned Tennessee prison

We're going to have to wait until season three of The Walking Dead TV show to see the zombie-filled prison. But if you're near Nashville, you can visit the Tennessee State Prison, an abandoned penitentiary. It looks like the zombies got to it first. » 3/03/12 2:00pm 3/03/12 2:00pm

Satanic Christmas light display irks Tennessee motorists

Jackie Blevins of Carter County, Tennessee has a singular dream: to display his automobiles dolled up in pure Satanic majesty at local car shows. But when his customized cars were kicked off the lot, Mr. Blevins protested the way aggrieved folks have been doing for decades — by adorning their homes with blinking… » 12/06/11 8:00am 12/06/11 8:00am

Real-life superhero "The Viper" defends Tennessee town, told to take a…

Columbia, Tennessee (a.k.a. "The Mule Capital of the World") has a new defender: The Viper, a 20-year-old masked man who patrols the town square carrying batons and ninja stars. Police aren't impressed, but hey, someone has to defend those mules. » 7/07/10 7:30am 7/07/10 7:30am