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The 10 Most Interesting Buildings In Yakima
This list is sure to create some controversy as I'm sure I'll accidentally leave a well designed building off the list. My apologies to anyone who feels slighted but these are the coolest buildings in Yakima from my perspective as someone who has lived here for a year and a half...
Amazing Central Washington Miniature Railroad In A Basement
Over the weekend I stopped by an estate sale on Snowmountain Road and saw the coolest thing in the basement: a miniature railroad patterned after the Moxee Toppenish and Western.
As you can see from the photos below, the former owner must have had well over 100 different cars, railroad crossings, sta…
9 Facts You Might Not Know About History's 'Vikings'
History’s Vikings famously ditches the classic helmet imagery, but did you know the concept of filthy, horned raiders was historically inaccurate anyway? Or that the Travis Fimmel series pays homage to classic Norse myth in its titles? Sharpen your axes and fill your flagons, and let the 24th…
Triple Awesome!
I tried doing a jump once on my dirt bike way back in the day. It didn't work out like I wanted it to. I did do a flip and sure wish I would have got it on video. I didn't mean to do it but it happened. HA Josh Sheehan meant to do it.
April Fools’ Day
The history of April Fools’ Day is murky, but most experts agree the origins date back to 1582 in France with the reform of the calendar under Charles IX. The Gregorian Calendar was introduced in 1582, and New Year’s Day was officially moved from April 1st to January …