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Evil Grasshopper Time Lord Devours the 4th Dimension

The Chronophage, given the Corpus Clock its colloquial name, Grasshopper Clock

Evil Grasshopper Time Lord Devours the 4th Dimension featured” /> Image: Andrew Stawarz We often write about grasshoppers, locusts and scary-looking insects here at Environmental Graffiti, but none have been as strange as this particular grasshopper. Instead of a green plant eater, he is a black time eater who looks like something straight out of […]


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Rent-A-Hookah

While other college students deliver pizza to help pay for tuition, University of Colorado graduate Eric Osowski got another idea: he started a business delivering … hookahs! Launched last year, Deliver-a-Bowl rents hookahs — Indian water pipes used for smoking tobacco or more illicit substances — for $15 apiece, or $13 each for two or […]


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James Turrell’s Visionary Masterpieces of Light and Space

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James Turrells Visionary Masterpieces of Light and Space featured” /> Image: Ed Schipul James Turrell bends traditional notions of art like a painting hung on a wall by turning the wall itself into art. His art is also technically not there as he uses only light and space – and the viewer’s perception. Find out […]


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The 15 Strangest College Courses In America

Some really bizarre classes that are honestly offered at colleges include "Underwater Basket Weaving", "The Joy Of Garbage", and "Far Side Entomology". The professor who teaches the class "Arguing With Judge Judy" wants us to know, …this class is “NOT a course about law or “legal reasoning.” It is instead an exploration of logical fallacies […]


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Fat Cats Need Love Too

How you know your kitty needs to go on a diet. Link Via GiggleSugar Update 2/28/09: Let’s not forget our article on this very subject: Top 15 Amazingly Fat Cats


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The Stories Behind 10 Weird College Mascots

1. Cy the Cardinal, Iowa State University Cyclones. I have to put this one in here, ‘cause I’m an ISU alum and still like to tailgate it up during football season. So why is a cardinal the mascot of a team named after a force of nature? Because it’s kind of hard to make a […]


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They Paid You For That? 7 Pointless and Crazy Science Experiments

Have you every read about some new science experiment or research study that just seems… well, stupid? If you’ve ever gotten to the point where you’ve wondered what other bogus things they’ll pay people to learn about, you’re in luck. Here’s 7 of the most ridiculous studies ever: Sex, Drugs and Science If this first […]


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Environmental Graffiti’s Movers and Shakers: Brian Clark Howard from The Daily Green

Brian Clark Howard

Environmental Graffiti’s Movers and Shakers: Brian Clark Howard from The Daily Green featured” /> All images courtesy of The Daily Green. Brian Clark Howard is The Daily Green’s web editor and a long-time supporter and friend of Environmental Graffiti. As the TDG’s URTH Guy, he blogs about anything related to being green and stylish in […]


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Environmental Graffiti’s Movers and Shakers: Gregor Romac from Mighty Optical Illusions

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Environmental Graffitis Movers and Shakers: Gregor Romac from Mighty Optical Illusions featured” /> Image from October 2007 MOI post, Black Hole Sun Optical Illusion If you like optical illusions, you’ll be totally spellbound by Mighty Optical Illusions, the place online for anyone who’s into all things bamboozling to the eye. Founder of Mighty Optical Illusions […]


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13 Beautiful Images of Pollen Under the Microscope

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13 Beautiful Images of Pollen Under the Microscope featured” /> Image: Dartmouth Electron Microscope Facility, Dartmouth College Never mind that they look like virulent viruses or a fetish from someone’s kinky imagination; these little nuggets are the grains of life. We’re used to seeing bees’ knees thickly coated in them, or being told on summer […]


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Man Retaking Secondary School Exams … For the 44th Time!

OK, so some of your friends (or maybe you) have flunked a grade at some point or took a little longer than you planned with college but … 44 years? Vegetable stand or no, it is hard to imagine being so busy with work that you simply cannot study enough to pass secondary school exams. […]


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