The simple method to loosen a knot in the video above—particularly effective on a plastic bag—is the sort of trick you see once and know forever. Enjoy.
Atlanta Mom Suffocated 3 Kids With Masks Of Plastic Bags And Tape A suicidal Cobb Marine veteran killed her three children in January by suffocating them with masks made of plastic bags and masking tape, according to autopsy results released
I’m still het up about SB 139. It’s easy to refer to SB 139 as “the plastic bag ban ban,” but it’s better to call it what it is, and SB 139 is – above all else – one more way for the Legislature to usurp local control, and to undermine the ability of communities […] The post Ban The Bag Ban Ban II: Usurping Boogaloo appeared first on Peach Pundit.
This plastic bag wants to tell its maker, a New Yorker, something. Anna May Dutton A passage in Timothy Morton's Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology After the End of the World recently lead to my discovery of Ramin Bahrani's masterpiece...Show More Summary
More photos have emerged of villagers in Shandong transporting six-meter long plastic bags of natural gas via push-powered tricycles. [ more › ]
Advocates for a 10-cent fee on paper and plastic shopping bags are pushing for a vote on a City Council bill before Earth Day, but have yet to win support from two key players: Mayor Bill de Blasio... To view the full story, click the title link.
The City Council is trying again to impose a ten-cent fee on disposable bags. Here's why it should finally happen
For seven years, proposals for a bag tax in New York City have floated around City Hall like a Duane Reade bag with a German accent. Now a group of City Councilmembers want to pass the tax by April 22nd, which also happens to be Earth Day. [ more › ]
The internet has not been kind to Barnes & Noble. Amazon manages to offer cheaper books and a more successful ereader. B&N was forced to close many of its locations in recent years as profits slowed. Last year, the book retailer went so far as to start selling craft-beer kits to... More »
10. Fearing that your sole purpose in life will be to help someone scoop up their dog poop
Recycling plastic works, additives to biodegrade plastic do not, according to a new study from Michigan State University which finds that several additives that claim to break down polyethylene (i.e., plastic bags) and polyethylene terephthalate...Show More Summary
Biodegradeable plastic, now often found in plastic bags and bottles, contains additives that are supposed to get microbes to break down tough plastic faster. But a new study from Michigan State University finds that some of these additives may actually doing, well, jackshit. Read more...
If there's anything more beautiful than a plastic bag dancing in the air (there isn't), then it's a monarch butterfly on 8th Avenue in Manhattan. Kickstarter campaign hopeful Marielle Anzelone asks, "Did you know that New York City has...Show More Summary
Father Steals Infant Daughter From Hospital To Evade Child Protective Services People are awful… Via DailyMail An Arizona father was caught on camera putting his two-day old baby girl inside of a plastic bag before smuggling her out of a
A man who admits to being a meth addict kidnapped his newborn daughter from a hospital in a plastic bag—to get her out before officials could take her away, police say. Jason Bristol can be seen in a January surveillance video at the Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale,...
A fourth-grade teacher in West Hollywood has been arrested after allegedly placing a plastic bag over a 10-year-old girl’s head during class.
An Arizona man has been arrested after he attempted to smuggle his two-day-old baby daughter out of a hospital in a plastic bag, USA Today is reporting. Jason Matthew Bristol allegedly concocted a scheme with the baby’s mother to smuggle...Show More Summary
Aluminum foil can be used to do so many wonderful things. You can seal plastic bags, convert batteries, iron clothing faster, and even "foil" electronic pickpockets. When it comes to the moldable, shiny stuff, this is the best out there. Read more...
Tomorrow the Saatchi Gallery in London opens Pangaea II: New Art From Africa and Latin America. Admission is free. That's the best I can say for it. Jean-François Boclé's Everything Must Go (2014) comprises 97,000 blue plastic bags.Show More Summary
If my coworkers aren’t bringing in a sophisticated, grown-up meal, they’re going out to buy their lunch. My sad plastic bag from the A&P sits tied up in the back of the fridge.