Blow a goodbye bubble for the gum wall at Seattle's Pike Place market. The city is scraping off 20+ years of chewed up wads starting November 10.
Since 1993, an estimated 1 million pieces of gum have been stuck to the wall, and all the weight of that candy is eroding the brick. With an area of 8 feet high by 54 feet across to scrape, the city expects the cleaning to take a few days. But once all is clear, Seattle gives everyone the go-ahead to gum it back up.