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Weird real estate: Ever want to live in an abandoned missle silo complex?

Considering buying real estate? For about $375,000 you might be able to get a three bedroom, two bathroom home on the outskirts of Durango. Or you could live in a decommissioned Titan II missle complex in Arizona.

It’s a bit of a fixer-upper, but if geopolitics go south and society collapses, where would you feel more...

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Is Utah’s Uinta Basin connected to other worlds?

Ryan Skinner was headed down I-70 near the Utah-Colorado border in 2006 when something weird happened.

Skinner and his soon-to-be wife, Iryna, were making a long haul from Wisconsin to Las Vegas, and Iryna had taken the wheel, giving Skinner the chance to relax. There were no other vehicles on the road, but when they...

As an undocumented immigrant, Rosa Sabido has now lived at Mancos United Methodist for more than two years

When ­— or if — Rosa Sabido can ever leave Mancos United Methodist Church, she wants to watch the sunset. She wants to go back to her home, sit by the river again, and visit her mother’s grave for the first time.

It’s the little things that Sabido said she misses most about being free, and it’s these little things that...

Get Outta Town: Fifty-Two 80s is Denver’s very own time machine to the 1980s

Thundercats. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. Garbage Pail Kids. The 1980s were a wondrous time to be alive, specifically if you were a kid.

Fifty-Two 80’s, a shop located in southern Denver, is well aware of that and, by the power of He-Man, are keeping the ’80s very much alive....

E.T. research now officially has a grad program

Ever want to search for space aliens ... from within the rigorous confines of scientific academia? Now you can.

Scientific American’s Sarah Scoles reports that after testing one out last year, Pennsylvania State University has officially added a graduate-level class on searching for extraterrestrial...

FLDS cult leader Warren Jeffs’ influence extends from prison to southwest Colorado

Warning: This article contains descriptions of sexual assault and abuse against children.Deep in the woods of the San Juan National Forest, just 10 miles north of Mancos, is one of the most beautiful areas in southwest Colorado. The densely wooded...

Get Outta Town: Visit the land before time at Dinosaur Ridge

Take a walk in the great outdoors and you’re bound to see all kinds of signs of wildlife, because here in Colorado, we’re lucky to have all manner of creatures — anything from deer and moose to bears. Unfortunately, we no longer have any dinosaurs we can harass when we visit national parks. Gone are the days when we could get...

Arizona assessor charged with illegally selling children in adoption scheme

Black market adoption schemes were a deplorably large issue in the 1950s, but it turns out there’s still plenty of (illegal) baby selling going on in the United States, at least in Arizona.

According to the Associated Press, Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen, an elected official in Arizona, was doing just that....

Step into the haunted shoes of the Four Corners Paranormal Investigations

The sun is just beginning to set behind the hills of rural Bayfield when Jamie Pickering, Melanie Oles-Graham, and Linda (last name withheld) pull up the gravel driveway of a single-level home. As they dig out several small-sized briefcases and bags of equipment from their vehicles, a young woman...

Secrets of the Strater Hotel

When I first moved to Durango, I got into a conversation with a group of locals about our experiences with ghosts, and someone mentioned the Strater Hotel. Then, all at once, everyone felt it was their duty to tell me the various urban legends about Durango’s most historic hotel: the ghost prostitute, the hiding places for...

You can now buy John Wayne Gacy’s former murder property

Weird crime story alert: You can now purchase John Wayne Gacy’s suburban Illinois property – ya know, the one where he buried the bodies of 29 of his victims.

To be clear, Gacy’s original home was understandably destroyed in 1979. The land, on which a new house was built, is what is for sale for a grand total of...

Pokémon Go continues reign of chaos: Players disrupt Loveland wedding

Years after Pokémon Go was released, the wildly popular app is still causing chaos and we’re here for it.

On October 12, players met at a Loveland, Colo. park for the October Pokémon Go Community Day – an event where fans gather to catch em’ all, or at least rare Pokémon. According to Denver Post, unfortunately, this...

A look at Arizona’s for-profit cadaver industry

Warning: This story contains graphic content. “Death. It doesn’t have to be boring,” Mary Roach wrote in her book, “Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers.” The New York Times bestselling author wasn’t off in her assessment. These days, you don’t have to just be buried or...

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