Weird, Wacky, and Worth a Look
Best Public Restrooms in Arizona
The best restrooms are the ones that are there when you need them!. But some restrooms might actually be classified as attractions, they are so unique. Readers share their opinions about must-see restrooms in Arizona.
Arizona Haiku - Write a Short Poem about Phoenix or Arizona
Can you write a haiku about Phoenix or Arizona? Of course you can! Submit your Arizona haiku here.
Where do airplanes go to die? This web page is an overview of the various aircraft boneyards in the desert southwest, with information on how to visit these sites.
Arizona Diamondbacks Bobble Head Dolls
Join me in my photographic quest to collect Arizona Diamondbacks Bobble Head Dolls.
Arizona Family Adopts a Mannequin
"Our mannequin is model number J369W from Decter's "JR MS Collection," which was copyrighted in the early 1970's. The mannequin was patterned after a live model, and cast in fiberglass from molds which long since been destroyed."
Arizona Sports Team Mascots
Here is a gallery of Arizona college and professional sports team mascots. Pictures of mascots are accompanied by mascot facts.
Arizona State Symbols
Did you know that we have an official State Neckware and an Official State Amphibian?
Arizona-More Boats Than Any State?
A discussion of the claim that Arizona has more boats per capita than any other state. Truth or myth?
Can You Fry an Egg on the Sidewalk?
I tried to fry an egg on the sidewalk on a summer day in Phoenix, Arizona. Was it hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk?
Chevrolet Corvette License Plates
Vanity Bob is passionate about vanity license plates. Specifically, those plates that have adorned Corvettes across the country and around the world. Here are nearly 500 of them.
Donkey Lawn Ornaments
Here's a collection of those little donkeys that people use to decorate the desert rock in their front yeards. Vote for your favorite!
Dumb Arizona Laws
No more than six girls allowed to live in a house? Some of these laws are very strange.
Wacky flying machines diving into Tempe Town Lake. Here are the pictures of the Red Bull Flugtag event held in Tempe, Arizona.
Haunted Places in Arizona
Here are some places in Arizona that are said to be haunted by spirits, goblins, good ghosts and bad ghosts.
History of Arizona License Plates
Gary Fox maintains a great web site incorporating his huge collection of Arizona license plates, along with the history of our state's licensing procedure.
Horses of the Scottsdale Stampede
The Scottsdale Stampede consisted of 16 horse statues located all around downtown Scottsdale. See the photos of these whimsical horses made by local artists.
How Do You Spell Phoenix?
Phoenix and Tucson both made the list of the most misspelled cities in America. Find out where they ranked, and which others made the list.
Journal of Prevarication
Wickenburg resident Jim Cook, Official State Liar of Arizona and Director of the Wickenburg Institute for Factual Diversity, tells us what he thinks about Arizona. Funny!
In south Phoenix there's a very unusual home built by a man named Boyce Gulley. His daughter still lives there, and you can take a tour.
Personalized License Plates
Here are some personalized plates I've seen around town, with information about how you can get one, too.
Phoenix: How it Got Its Name
A bit of history, a bit of trivia, and some common misspellings.
Squaw Peak Pots
If you weren't here during the initial controversy, you might wonder why there are some large pieces of pottery on the walls of the Squaw Peak Parkway. Well, they are there..er..because they're there.
Strange Things and Places
An Arizona resident has some photos of a huge frog, a weird skull, and some natural phenomena that he caught on film in Arizona.
Stupid Motorist Law
This law was put on the books because of all the people who drive into areas that are clearly marked "Do Not Enter When Flooded" and then need emergency equipment to help them get out of trouble. The law isn't weird or wacky, just the motorists.
Tempe vs. Boy Scouts
Read about the controversy about Tempe, Arizona declining to support the Boy Scouts because of their position on homosexuality.
Wacky Phoenix Photos
Enjoy these wacky, funny, and weird photos taken in the Phoenix area and submitted by About Phoenix visitors.
World's Largest Kachina Doll
It is a sundial, and it is 39 feet tall. Wow!
World's Largest Kokopelli
The World's Largest Kokopelli is located on Hwy. 260 just off I-17 in Camp Verde, AZ.
Things You Won't Find in Phoenix
Many people have misconceptions about the Southwest and the desert. Here are ten things that you won't find in Phoenix -- some are good and some are not!