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One of the ancient chunks of red ochre— a type of reddish-brown clay used by prehistoric people around the world—is pebble-shaped.
By that definition, the 2.5 million-year-old Makapansgat pebble, lent to this show from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, could indeed be the world’s first work of art.
Cannifest, in Eureka in April, features judged cannabis and glass competitions, discussion panels, a job fair and growers’ games like a growing-medium pebble toss.
Kramers believes the pebbles could be preserved remnants from the much larger body that impacted the Sahara and melted its sands into Libyan desert glass some 28 million years ago, though there is no way currently to test the theory.
Mint Juleps are undeniably delicious, an intoxicating blend of bourbon, sugar, and mint atop a heaping pile of pebble ice.
Just seeing a white guy pulling a cart was a big thing, but to see another guy behind him hitting a little white pebble some 250 times a day was even more strange.
Most natural interactions between an object and its surrounding medium favor the creation of rounded objects, Loeb said, like pebbles on a lakeshore made smooth by lapping water.
The iPhone 7’s glossy black finish gives it a contiguous surface, like a pebble smoothed by the ocean.
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