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Trivia: We spill a lot of gas on our lawnmowers

In a review of the Lehr Eco Trimmer, a weed whacker that uses (sadly proprietary) propane canisters for fuel instead of gasoline, comes this disheartening bit of trivia:

Most impressive to me is the fact (vetted by the EPA),

Is the grass greener on the other side? Parktone knows.


Alice Wang's humorous design for a Grass Scanner proposes a triple-sampled composite return, which may then be matched against reference colors on "Parktone" swabs.

Someone, somewhere, will try and decipher the pixilated names given to shades of green on the …