TIL in 2012 a woman high on crystal meth set fire to a Swamp Cyprus tree estimated to be 3,500 years old. The tree, nicknamed The Senator, formed part of a public park where people could admire the living treasure. It did not survive the fire.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Senator_(tree)

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  1. I feel like the drug epidemic would be far less widespread if we publically idolized a “Lorax” who carries an ax and chops up people who fuck with nature into compost.

    Hey, uhh Jim? You’re really going to do your gender reveal with fireworks? We’re in California, man. *does meth* “Of course bro, fuck that half of the state!” *The distinctive Lorax whistle is heard off in the distance, as is the unmistakable screeching of high carbon steel being dragged on concrete.* Jim’s mouth is agape as his glass pipe falls from his lips and shatters onto the sidewalk below.

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