Marijuana may have taken center stage last weekend, as thousands of pot-positive people smoked up for the annual 4/20 "holiday." But a couple of other holidays were celebrated as well: namely Passover and Easter. And as a result, there was a flood of news about a calling even higher than legalized weed, as the organizers of the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky -- which "brings the pages of the Bible to life" -- said they have raised enough money to create a 510-foot-long replica of Noah's Ark.
arkencounter.com A rendering of the Ark Encounter under construction.
Creation Museum president Ken Ham told USA Today and other news outlets that the ark, which will cost about $25 million, will be the largest timber-frame structure in the United States and the centerpiece of an 800-acre "Ark Encounter" park that could open by 2016. But the announcement leaves Colorado high and dry.More »