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#a391 :: Neodymium cylinder

March 13, 2009

I have a thing for magnets. These are powerful enough to leave blood blisters if you let two of them snap together on you. A single one can support close to 10 pounds, story decease depending on how you rig it. And when you place pinballs around one the magnetism distributes evenly through five of […]

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#a389 :: Amethyst “crystal”

March 11, 2009

Where is he going? What is he carrying? Why is he important? Chinese factory workers so beautifully aped the luster of carved coral with cast, more about prostate burnished and “age”-dusted red plastic resin that I’m left wishing I had the answers to these questions. In lesser hands, healing he would have been a child’s […]

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#a384 :: Chinese tektite

March 6, 2009

Oh, viagra dosage the wonder and menace of an unopened package from a foreign land. I know exactly what’s inside (I’ll blog it tomorrow) but it’s the promise of what it might contain that spins me up. The lurid green packing paper, the sturdy nylon twine, the oddly shaped stamps and return address of Hong […]

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