Tourists on the Koh Lanta island of Thailand made a disturbing discovery while walking along the beach recently: baby chicks dyed bright colors, most of which were lumped into sealed plastic bags on a sweltering 95 degree F (35 C) day. The tourists say
“It is really weird that we accept it as something normal,” Daan Roosegaarde says as he holds up what looks like a plastic bag of black coal dirt. It is smog, smog pulled out of the air in Beijing. The first Smog-Free Tower, a smog-cleaning...Show More Summary
That scene where Kevin Griswold tries to suffocate his brother James was rough to shoot.
In case you've missed the news, if you're shopping at a big-box store for groceries or goods, you'll need to bring your own bags or buy paper ones. As of today, small flimsy plastic bags are no longer allowed to be given out by largers stores. Show More Summary
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Chicago's ban on plastic bags starts to take effect at many big stores Saturday, but an alderman who helped craft the law already is talking about changing it in order to thwart a few large retail chains that he says are trying to skirt the new rules.
Waste Management's recycling center on Chicago's far South Side is meant to sort cans, bottles, paper and cardboard. It is not meant to sort plastic bags, but you wouldn't know it by the sheer quantity of them mingling with newspaper and aluminum on the receiving floor, wrapped around equipment...
The fear and negativity surrounding the plastic bag ordinances set to go in effect Saturday in Chicago and Evanston have run the gamut from the laws being deemed a "public health risk" to warnings of increased costs to consumers and a loophole that will lead to more plastic, not less.
China – A 22-year-old Colombian model is facing the death penalty after she was caught with a plastic bag full of drugs hidden inside her laptop.Juliana Lopez seemed to have the world at her feet, running a trendy boutique and hosting...Show More Summary
An unidentified white female supervisor at a Kansas City, Missouri hotel was fired last Friday for allegedly hanging a Black... The post Sandra Bland: White Hotel Supervisor Fired for Hanging Black ‘Slave Doll’ by Plastic Bag at Work appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
There may be nothing more horrific than the murder of a baby. But that’s allegedly what one college girl did just moments after giving birth — she murdered her newborn
Tranquilized, dropped into tiny plastic bags, and stuffed into cardboard boxes: The cruelty hidden in the pet store betta trade will stun you. The post ‘Starter Pets’ End in Misery: NEVER Buy Betta Fish appeared first on PETA.
Emilie Weaver, a 20-year-old former student at Muskingum University, allegedly put her baby in a plastic bag hours after birthing her.
It’s not so much the pettifogging that annoys, although there is a tinge of that, it’s the hijacking of an honourable description that really irks: A typical household has 40 plastic carrier bags stashed away at home, ministers have claimed, as new figures showed the number of bags used by shoppers rose for the fifth […]
The death of 28-year-old Sandra Bland, a Texas woman who allegedly hanged herself with a plastic trash bag inside of her jail cell, has sparked criticism of law enforcement practices because Bland, who was excited about a new job according … More » The post Is This Proof that Sandra Bland Killed Herself? appeared first on EveryJoe.
Photos by Lindsey Newhall [The first time I met Ya Kiatpetch, I mistook him for a doctor. He dumped out the contents of a couple plastic bags—needles, cotton swabs, IV bags—onto the hotel room table. Two teenage fighters, Tiger and Teep, were lying on the twin bed in a hotel around the corner from Lumpinee Stadium in Bangkok. Show More Summary
Plastic carrier bags are typically petroleum-based, take a long time to decompose and are often imported from distant countries. They're also tricky to carry when cycling. The new PaperJohn tackles all of these issues. It's a backpack...Show More Summary
Year after year, students heading off to college stock up on dorm essentials at Bed Bath & Beyond. But in 2015, the store's offerings go way past plastic shower caddies and beds in a bag. In fact, it seems Bed Bath & Beyond has been working to up their fashion credentials. Show More Summary
In Michigan, 24-year-old Kimberly Pappas gave birth in a bathroom at her place of employment and then stuffed her baby into a plastic bag. After the discovery, the mother and baby were sent to the hospital but the child was pronounced dead on arrival. Initially, Pappas told first responders that she had miscarried. According to […]
In China, an 18-year-old girl is facing murder charges after strangling her newborn son, placing him in a plastic bag and throwing him out a hotel window. The Daily Mail reports that the teen, Li Hui, was 17 when she committed the crime and was initially planning to have an abortion. In fact, she even […]