You might assume, by virtue of being called the "common reed," that it's a common element of Eastern United States marshes. And you'd be right. But the common reed is an invader from the Old World, and it must be stamped out. Kill it with fire, etc.
In the days before Home Depot paint departments, people slathered color onto their walls the old fashioned way: using a mixture of pigment, lime, and milk. Now, one Northern California farm is reviving this ancient tradition with the help of its resident goat herds.
Amazon Japan has harnessed (hired?) goats to manicure the grounds at its distribution center in Gifu Prefecture. And the most interesting part? Amazon isn't even the first internet company to do this!
Not only do pygmy goats have accents, but they tend to pick up the characteristic "BAAAAAAAAAAA" of the locals bleating around them.
It's a well known fact that Safari's CSS engine runs on rainbows, unicorns, and sugar, or that Internet Explorer 7 HTML renderer uses copious amount of babies' blood. However, very few people know that Chrome runs on goats.
As much as I admire people who believe enough in their artistic output to foist it on others for money, I knew Etsy had a dark side. Well, someone with the no-nonsense pseudonym Helen Killer just showed it to me: