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Antiquity in the Valley
Explore two jewels of the San Fernando Valley: the Valley Relics Museum and Royce’s Arcade Warehouse.
Boston's Beloved Citgo Sign Might Be Getting Priced Out of Its Home
This isn't the first time Bostonians have had to fight to keep it.
February 28, 2017
Australian Settlers Used Magic Signs to Keep Evil Away
New efforts to collect evil-averting marks show they were used well into the 19th century.
February 24, 2017
Colonial America Tavern Signs Collection
The early American colonists were such ferocious drinkers the law actually required every town to have a tavern.
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One Danger of Flashing the Peace Sign Could Be Stolen Fingerprints
But we should still work for world peace.
January 19, 2017
Gaze Upon the Faded Glory of Route 66’s Signs
Photos of neon signs and advertisements along one of America's most iconic highways.
December 14, 2016
Farine Five Roses Sign
Two thirds of this Montreal neon icon has survived to flash another day.
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1990s Doomsday Planners Worried About Feminists Breaching Nuclear Waste Sites
They also feared treasure hunters and the secession of New Mexico.
November 08, 2016
An abandoned 1920s-era stretch of cabins now overshadowed by the 66 Motel.
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Artists are Salvaging Train Stations' Analog Departure Boards
As split-flap Solari boards disappear from stations and airports, they reappear elsewhere.
September 02, 2016
World Traveler Signpost
Turns out you can see the world without ever leaving Maine.
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Toronto Neighbourhood Watch Signs
The Incredible Hulk, Yoda, Mulder and Scully, and many many others watch over the mean streets of Toronto.
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The Weird Logic Behind Yard Signs in Politics
If they aren't very effective, why are they so ubiquitous?
June 13, 2016
The Lost Secret Sign Language of Sawmill Workers
In the 1970s, sawmill workers could talk about technical matters or insult each other in their own special sign language.
June 01, 2016
Village Mayor Arrested for Stealing 111 Road Signs
It's a curious case.
April 27, 2016
Photos of Hong Kong’s Dimming Neon Noir Landscape
A striking look at Hong Kong's disappearing neon signs.
March 30, 2016
Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster Traffic Signs
The world's most delightful not-NOT-religion welcomes visitors to the town of Templin, just like its more stoic peers.
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Sweden's oldest animated sign is still lighting up the skyline today
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