Articles Tagged ‘new jersey’

Trashiest and Most Expensive Night Ever? Stay at the Jersey Shore House

Trashiest and Most Expensive Night Ever? Stay at the Jersey Shore House November 29, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
If you want to soak in the energy of the almighty ‘fist pump’, you’re in luck. All you need is a cool $2,500. Yep, the house where Jersey Shore is taped is available for rent for the low, low price of $2.5K per night. Which means you can use all of the amenities that are referenced...

Road Tripping: A Perfect Opportunity to Get Really, Really Fat

Road Tripping: A Perfect Opportunity to Get Really, Really Fat May 25, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
While traveling most of us indulge in food that isn’t exactly beneficial for our waistlines. But that’s okay because, hey, we’re on vacation, and we don’t want to be strapped down by dietary rules and calorie counts.We want to live it up and explore, and if the local delicacy is bathed...

8 Famous Bodiless Brains, Hacked Hands, and Dismembered Members on Display

8 Famous Bodiless Brains, Hacked Hands, and Dismembered Members on Display May 19, 2011 | Featured, Offbeat | Read More
The tradition of putting body parts on display is almost as old as religion itself. Reliquaries containing the hands, feet, teeth, and other parts of holy people have been touted around the globe for thousands of years. But 20th-century cultural icons and ancient historical figures? Yeah, those get around...

Tis The Season: NYC Atheist vs. Catholic Billboard Battle

Tis The Season: NYC Atheist vs. Catholic Billboard Battle December 9, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
It’s that wonderful time of year when people of various faiths, cultures and backgrounds set aside their differences and celebrate peace, hope and love. Unless, of course, you’re atheists who want to spread the word that that whole nativity scene is a myth. Or you’re devout Catholics...

Afflicted: 11 Abandoned American Hospitals and Asylums “Open” for Exploration

Afflicted: 11 Abandoned American Hospitals and Asylums “Open” for Exploration July 17, 2010 | Featured | Read More
With some of the most disturbing and tragic histories of any buildings in the US, asylums and hospitals are way beyond creepy. Many of them were built in the late 1800s, when “mental illnesses” (such as masturbation, menopause, and teenage rebellion) were considered dangerous enough to lock...