Matthew says: “Here’s a YouTube video of three men destroying a rock formation in Goblin Valley, Utah. Geologists estimate the rock formation was approximately 200 million years old, formed during the Triassic Period (Mesozoic Era).”
Drewva sez, ” This guy just outside San Antonio was clearing some brush on his land and finds a discarded ‘surface to air missile launcher.’ Apparently he called up all the federal agencies to come and pick it up and they couldn’t decide what to do.”
Toronto artist Allyson Mitchell has erected a “Lesbian Feminist Haunted House” called Kill Joy’s Kastle. It’s a response to the evangelical “Hell Houses,” put up to scare people away from “sin” (especially teh gay).
As someone who gets off on material culture (but struggles with space constraints, financial reality and environmental concerns), I was struck by Bruce Sterling’s Venn diagram depicting “anticonventional objects” — a phrase that pretty much sums up my wunderkammer urge.