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In Which We Visit A Giant Metal Spider

Achievement: #101. Bring Spider to Visit the VW Bug Spider

During this year’s trip to California, we saw beautiful wineries, stunning deserts, mountain peaks…and this giant metal spider, made out of the husk of a VW Beetle. You’re welcome. Continue reading


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Big Macs: A Historical Journey

Achievement: #49. Big Mac Museum

Pittsburgh is not only home to the ‘Guins, Stillers, and Buccos, it’s home to one of the country’s most famous sandwiches. And Primanti’s aside, we’re home to one of the most famous burgers, too: the Big Mac! We checked out the Big Mac Museum to get the burger’s story. Continue reading

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