These Humorous Stinker Station Signs Helped to Provide Comic Relief for Motorists in Idaho During the 1950s and ’60s

When traveling to distant places, it is well to remember where you come from. If you come from Idaho, chances are you are familiar with the Stinker gas stations, which used to put up gag signs along the roads. Those bright yellow Stinker Station signs all with black print truly were an “Idaho only” institution. The Stinker gas stations used to break the monotony of traveling through southern Idaho’s miles of sagebrush with their comic signs. Continue reading »

Artist Makes A Fun Virtual Road Trip With Her Photoshopped Family

According to Brynn Shuller: “I moved back home from Los Angeles to Cincinnati (thanks, Covid) and decided to take my photoshopped family along with me on a road trip. “We” took a picture in each state we drove through. Yes, I went to all these places, dressed up as each character, and then photoshopped “myselves” together to create each photo! Continue reading »

This Artist Delivers “The Good News” With Upbeat Street Flyers

South African artist Jaco Haasbroek thinks there should be more good news in the world. To combat all the horrible news stories we come across daily, he decided to create a series of fictional upbeat headlines to lift everyone’s mood. Continue reading »

This Graffiti-Covered Abandoned Highway In Pennsylvania Looks Like A Scene From A Horror Movie


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There’s something eerily beautiful about abandoned places – they look surprisingly calm yet still manage to make you feel as if someone’s watching you. Perhaps this feeling is what attracts urban explorers to the abandoned stretch of Route 61 in Pennsylvania. That, and the fact that the road is almost completely covered in graffiti, making it look like a colorful river flowing through the Pennsylvanian forests. Continue reading »

Amazon Is Selling Chicken Harnesses That Help Your Chicken Cross The Road Safely

Why did the chicken cross the road? To get this chicken harness from Amazon, duh. Turns out a company called Yesito is selling colorful chicken harnesses that will help solve all your chicken walking needs – and you can choose a color that matches your chicken the best! Continue reading »

Traffic Sign In Texas Displays Witty Warnings Of Global Warming

While some who saw this variable message sign in Houston though it had been hacked, it’s actually a roadside art installation by Brooklyn artist Justin Brice Guariglia. Continue reading »

French Artist Transforms Street Signs Into Working Skateboard

Titled ‘Le poteau cédez le passage skateboard’, French artist Benedetto Bufalino (previously) has turned a street signpost on its side before adding wheels and taking it for a ride. By distorting or hijacking the objects that surround us, using design, art or architecture, he offers a reflection – a game – on the functionality of our living environment. Continue reading »

“Reading The Road”: River Of 11,000 Glowing Books Flows Down City Street

Thousands of books spanned from sidewalk to sidewalk in Ann Arbor’s Literature vs Traffic installation, creating a space for quiet reflection on the value of pedestrian-friendly public spaces and the absence of noise pollution. The intersection of Liberty and State, a major juncture in this college town, was closed down for a day and night to allow the work to be deployed and enjoyed. Continue reading »