Being a learned, erudite Bouncer reader, you probably already know what arenophiles are, but just in case: Arenophiles are people who dig sand. Not literally dig, like a kid with a spade and a bucket, but people who really, really like sand. They collect it in jars and swap it at conventions with other people who are into sand. Most sand in the world is made of silica, but there are plenty of piles of the stuff that are made of other rocks and minerals, worn down over the ages and turned into satisfying (to an arenophile) mounds of enchanted dirt. The rarest Holy Grail (grain?) of sand to collectors comes from the Easter Islands, but Hawaii has its fair share of... More >>>