Stuff That's Real (That You Didn't Know Was Real) But Also Is Cool
The Weird Old Creepy Dude Strikes Again // All About Reef Balls
March 16, 2022
Eternal Reefs is a company that makes artificial reefs out of concrete balls. The company was started by a man named Todd Barber, who was inspired to make these reefs after he saw how much damage was being done to natural reefs by humans. The company makes the reefs in a way that they will last for a very long time, and they are placed in areas where they will help to restore the natural reef ecosystem. A man known as "Le Loyon" has been spotted in the woods of Switzerland for over a decade, wearing camouflage and walking around silently. He has never been seen talking to anyone, and only occasionally responds to questions with grunts. Some believe he is a hermit, while others believe he may be suffering from a mental illness. ### - -
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