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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Monday, November 29

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The Chinese oil refining city of Karamay has built a a sculpture that looks remarkably like the Bean, calling it "Big Oil Bubble" and surrounding it with smaller chrome blobs and LED lights. "Big Oil Bubble" does have three lobes instead of two, but it's hard not to see the resemblance.

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