February 24, 2015
One pair locking wrench
One honkin' huge binder clip
Four different types of tape.
Sixty sets of chopsticks (flat)
Two different styles of gift tissue
48 sheets of cellophane
Multiple boxes of chocolate pocky, unopened
Four ceramic tea candle holders
One jumbo bottle acetaminophen
One battery-powered lamp
One nebula light
One kaleidoscope light
Four laser pointers
Multiple hardcover books
One sheet muslin
One item donated via Texas
EDIT: I forgot a couple of things...
One folding tray table
One large bookstand
Combine. The result will be coming to The Pond soon.
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at February 24, 2015 05:04 PM (+rSRq)
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Posted by: Mauser at February 25, 2015 04:20 AM (TJ7ih)
And a trilobite. Huh. (Side note: I was fascinated by those when I was a kid.)
I have no idea. I shall await the reveal with due anticipation, however.
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Posted by: Ben at February 26, 2015 07:18 PM (DRaH+)
You may be thinking of "Evolvo," by pun- and fish-happy artist and favored collaborator of paleontologists Ray Troll.
Page 95 of Rapture of the Deep: The Art of Ray Troll (University of California Press, 2004):
"I pitched the idea of an "Evolvo" concept car to various institutions for many years; finally, in 1999, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science fulfilled my dream when they hosted my exhibit there. I acted as art director for Chuck Parson, a Denver-based artist, who tricked out the automobile with many of my icons. There was a talking-head video of me in the back explaining my work; in front, a lifelike sculpture of Charles Darwin sat at the wheel, while a lobe-finned fish (Eusthenopteron) occupied the passenger seat. The trilobite hood ornament was the sweetest touch. The current mayor of Denver, restauranteur/raconteur John Hickenlooper, is the proud owner of this art vehicle."
Hickenlooper is now in his second term as governor. I have no idea whether he still owns the car eleven or twelve years later, though I suppose that as a Democrat, accepting evolution is not as much of a political liability as it might be on the other side of the aisle, so maybe he does...
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