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NYT, Navy pilots report UFO sightings that are most definitely, certainly not aliens

Even though they won’t say the A-word (ALIENS), members of the Navy publicly came forward via The New York Times about seeing some awfully weird shit in the sky.

Unfortunately, the article came out over Memorial Day weekend and most of the nation was too busy barbecuing to give it too much notice. BUT NOT US.

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Only in Colorado would we celebrate the life of a headless chicken with a festival

Mike the Headless Chicken Festival might be the oddest festival we’ve ever heard of, and once you hear the back story, it just keeps getting weirder.

From May 31 to June 1, the town of Fruita, Colorado, celebrates the life and times of a rooster named Mike who, by some miracle, was able to live without a head. At this...

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12-year-old New Mexico girl popped for DWI

Police in Alamagordo, New Mexico, caught a 12-year-old girl being popped for a DWI after a police chase on tape, and the whole thing is, well, as crazy as it sounds.

Here’s what happened. The middle school driver was popped earlier this month after police spotted a suspicious vehicle and attempted to pull it over,...

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Get outta town: Snake nerds should find themselves visiting the American International Rattlesnake Museum

Call us a bunch of wimps if you must, but we here at DGO Mag simply can not and will not hang with snakes, particularly the ones that are out to kill you.

However, the American International Rattlesnake Museum in Old Town Albuquerque is a conservation dedicated to educating folks about snakes, rattlesnakes in...

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Yes, it’s still chilly, but Lake Nighthorse is open for biz

Ugh. Who else is tired of how it’s springtime in the rest of the country while it’s STILL SNOWING here? Between the rain, the random snowflakes, and the impending mudslides, I’m ready to celebrate summer whether the weather is ready or not. Instead of shaking my fist at the clouds shouting, “Go home, Colorado, you’re drunk,”...

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Is the Navy finally taking UFO reports seriously?

History is chock full of stories about flying saucers spotted by characters deemed too “crazy” to be believable when they reported their extraterrestrial experiences. As you can imagine (or maybe even relate to), relaying accounts of strange shapes in the sky or alien abduction don’t tend to go very well.

However,...

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Get outta town: Satisfy your morbid curiosity at the Museum of Colorado Prisons in Cañon City

What is it with our fascination with prisons? From shows like “Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons” and “Beyond Scared Straight” to entire museums like The Clink Prison Museum in London, there are all kinds of attractions and media dedicated to humanity’s fascination with incarceration.

Colorado is no different. Just...

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2019 Strange summer guide: Get off the couch and embrace the odd and unusual heat of the moment

Being a couch potato in the Southwest is the equivalent of drinking orange juice after you’ve brushed your teeth. They simply don’t work together.

Look, we understand that when the heat gets to be a bit much it’s tempting to stay inside with your beloved air conditioning (if you’re lucky enough to have one of those,...

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2020 Presidential candidate Seth Moulton speaks out on his alien-invasion policy

Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton is making a stand on his alien-invasion policy (intergalactic-foreign policy?) on the chance that he finds himself behind the White House desk in 2020.

“I would not build a wall between here and Mars,” Moulton told BuzzFeed News’ AM to DM. “I would not do that. No, you got to...

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Get outta town: Explore the mysteries of the Santa Rosa Blue Hole

In the middle of the New Mexico desert is a lake so blue it’s referred to as a “great blue gem.”

Welcome to the Santa Rosa Blue Hole, a lake and tourist attraction located along Route 66 just east of Santa Rosa, New Mexico. The public swimming hole was created when a sinkhole caved in and, back in the olden days,...

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Bad tattoo contest update: The final product

Way back when in November, we here at DGO Mag decided to offer up the opportunity for a few poor souls to right the wrongs of the terrible tattoos that were inked into their skin.

We worked with Black Mountain Tattoo in Cortez to snag one winner a free cover-up and Durango Dermatology to get another winner a free...

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Pennsylvania woman who blames alien cult for boyfriend’s death found guilty of murder

It should be a well-established factoid at this point of time that joining a cult tends to be a bad idea.

Case and point, “Smallville” actor Allison Mack’s involvement and charges related to the NXIVM cult that was, in Mack’s words, “designed to make [women “slaves”] and where women were branded.

In this case,...

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