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Today in Curiosities – Bamboo Bike and a Praying Mantis

Thanks to Paul for sending from Dupont: “apped on the main tube of the bicycle and it sounded and felt like bamboo. Is this a real thing or is it something else made to look like bamboo?”

It’s the real deal! We’ve been noticing them since at least 2013.

And about that praying mantis, chilling:

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