These Iconic Road Trips Make You Want To Grab a Camera and Just Drive

The road trip is one of the great American photographic traditions. Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip, a new book published by Aperture, revisits the journeys of 18 influential photographers as they set out in search of weird, beautiful, and unknown things to point their cameras at. » 11/10/14 4:39pm 11/10/14 4:39pm

These Former Uranium Mines Claim They Can Cure Chronic Illness

Screw gluten-free diets, homeopathy and aromatherapy! Sufferers seeking relief for arthritis, lupus, asthma and other chronic illnesses are all about radioactive byproduct therapy these days. Alternative medicine aficionados are flocking in droves to these former uranium mines! » 9/26/13 8:36pm 9/26/13 8:36pm

Meet the One-Hit-Wonder of 1960s Architectural Utopianism

Designed by Finnish architect Matti Suuronen in 1968, the Futuro home was once hailed as a defining moment in '60s utopian architectural design. Now, they're mainly used as kitschy novelty houses or lay abandoned, rotting away throughout America. We've hunted down a few of the best. » 7/31/13 3:08am 7/31/13 3:08am

Prepare to be Anal Probed Along America's Extraterrestrial Highway

Astrophysicist (and massive sex symbol) Neil Degrasse Tyson recently questioned whether human beings were too stupid for aliens to contact. While he may have a point, if Neil's interested in finding intelligent life on Earth, he should road trip down the Extraterrestrial Highway, it's loaded with tiny gray men. » 7/23/13 11:26am 7/23/13 11:26am

Sundance Teardrop is Stylish, but Still a Trailer

More than just a glorified tin can on wheels, the Teardrop trailer from Sundance is a little pocket of retro heaven - provided your pockets are deep enough to afford the wonga needed to snap one of these up. With an aluminum exterior and maple interior, the 1,000-lb trailer has a whole heap of things inside -… » 7/10/07 3:45am 7/10/07 3:45am