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Zachary Crockett
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Attended University of California, Davis
Lives in San Francisco, CA
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  • University of California, Davis
    English, History, 2006 - 2010
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How "♥" became the over-simplified representation of the human heart, and the enduring symbol of our love.
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"Happy Birthday" is America's most frequently sung song -- but sing it in the wrong place, and Warner Music may charge you $50,000.
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People should refuse to sing it until they make it public domain.
It is not even that original.
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In the early years of Stanford University, pranks and ridiculous antics took precedent over hitting the books.
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At the junction of performance art and sound editing, Hollywood's 'Foley' artists are responsible for recording cinema's most subdued sounds.
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Artist Karl Toomey puts together curios from the not-too-distant future. His pieces include a literal "Bieber meter" and a tombstone for the quantified self.
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[deep voice] In a world...where movie trailers reign supreme...one word...doesn't make sense. [/deep voice]
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Can you guess which country has the highest percentage of weed smokers? (Hint: it isn't Singapore!)
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Is so-called "Old People Smell" rooted in scientific truth, or is it just a product of ageism?
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One Canadian's quest to build some of the world's wackiest bicycles -- one couch at a time.
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Americans feel strongly that tipping waiters and waitresses anything under 15% is perniciously cheap, yet most people seem equally certain that tipping on takeout orders is unnecessary. Is it really?
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After being ousted from Stanford University in the 1960s for fiddling around with computers too much, composition professor Dr. John Chowning changed the course of music history.
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How laziness and iPhone separation anxiety led one 20-year-old on a quest to reimagine underwear.
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