We are excited to announce the second generation Exploding Whale Locator Map featuring Google Maps technology. As the explosions have continued since our original locator map was built, we longed for a more flexible approach that would allow the map to be updated quickly and easily. Google Maps’ My Maps feature was the perfect solution. […]
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On this, the 37th anniversary of Oregon’s Exploding Whale, let us engage in a little thought experiment. For a moment, just pause and reflect upon all those things in your life that you take way too seriously… that cause you to lose sleep or to sleep too much… that create stress and anxiety in your […]
Just a quick blurb to make sure that the 36th anniversary of Oregon’s Exploding Whale does not go unnoticed. It was on November 12, 1970, that the Oregon Highway Division detonated a half-ton of dynamite around the rotting carcass of a sperm whale… and made history. The date also marks the first anniversary of our […]
Happy 35th anniversary to Oregon’s Exploding Whale! I think Bob Welch put it best in his recent column: This story isn’t about death. It’s about a whale that refuses to die. A whale that lives on. Lives on indeed! News coverage of the anniversary continues… Bob Welch: Tale of flying blubber keeps bubbling up – […]
We just want to extend a warm welcome to our fellow Oregonians who are visiting our new and improved Exploding Whale website after reading Bob Welch‘s column in today’s Register-Guard newspaper. The column profiles this website in honor of this Saturday’s 35th anniversary of Oregon’s Exploding Whale (November 12, 2005). We’re very excited that you […]
The official launch of TheExplodingWhale.com is just 2 weeks away and will roughly coincide with the 35th anniversary of Oregon’s Exploding Whale on Saturday, November 12, 2005! This site will go live a couple days earlier on Thursday, November 10, 2005.
With the 35th anniversary of the Exploding Whale rapidly approaching, I’ve renewed my efforts on getting this new site up and running. If all goes as planned, the new site will be released in conjunction with the anniversary. And there’s at least one other surprise in order that will be coordinated with the anniversary and […]
An all new and improved exploding whale website is coming soon!