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Greece begins clearing thousands of refugees from border tent city in Idomeni

8 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

Some men and boys hoisted big plastic bags filled with belongings onto their shoulders and other people picked up whatever they could carry Tuesday on their way out of Greece's largest informal refugee camp in Idomeni. Greek authorities began evacuating the site near the border with Macedonia,...

Sculpture Exhibition Paints a Bleak Portrait of the Middle Class' Future

3D-printed, humans sealed within plastic bags, make a strong statement in Josh Kline’s new show, 'Unemployment.'

Pols rip city's plan to charge shoppers five-cent plastic bag fee

4 days agoNews : NY Daily News

State lawmakers slammed the city’s plan to charge shoppers a nickel for plastic bags during a long, heated public hearing.

This Agency Made Edible Six-Pack Beer Rings to Feed Marine Life Instead of Killing It

Remember all those classic PSA posters showing fish, birds and other wildlife caught in the deadly clutches of bags, bottles and the deadly plastic rings that hold your beer and soda cans together? Research by Greenpeace found that 80...Show More Summary

L.A.'s plastic bag problem hasn't been solved, and it may be killing some of our most beautiful sea creatures

When it comes to enacting bans on plastic bags, the reasoning sometimes sounds remote. You’ve probably heard of the vast soup of plastic known as the Pacific Gyre, an ocean vortex twice as big as Texas filled with bits of plastic. You may or may not know that there are similar plastic patches in...

Dog Suffocates in Plastic Bag in Botched Home ‘Euthanasia’

What happens when misguided "no-kill" shelter policies make it hard for financially strapped people to surrender sick and elderly animals? Things like this happen. The post Dog Suffocates in Plastic Bag in Botched Home ‘Euthanasia’ appeared first on PETA.

The Gulf Between Regulatory Ability and the Demand for Eco-Friendly Cars

This piece originally appeared on Zócalo Public Square. During the 2010 Super Bowl, an ad came on featuring uniformed “Green Police” who put a guy in a headlock for taking a plastic bag, bust a man for failing to recycle an orange peel, and haul away an older gentleman for using regular lightbulbs instead of energy savers. Show More Summary

Sac or Poche?

Or sachet or pochon? Or perhaps cornet or nylon? The French have many words for ‘plastic shopping bag,’ and you can see the geographical distribution at Arika Okrent’s Mental Floss post, along with a link to more such maps. Now I’m wondering what the Québecois say…

Parents Gone Wild! Emile Weaver putting her newborn, Addison Grace Weaver, in a plastic bag and throwing her in the garbage

Delta Gamma Theta house at Muskingum University Muskingum student charged with murder: ‘I didn’t want the baby to die’ Former Muskingum University student charged in baby’s death College sophomore ‘killed her newborn girl by placing her in a plastic bag moments after birth and throwing her in a trashcan outside the sorority house’k Defense attorney […]

21 Year-Old Does The UNTHINKABLE To Newborn – Now She’s Facing Life In Prison

A sorority girl, Emile Weaver, had a baby back on April 22nd, 2015. She then promptly put the baby in a plastic bag and threw her out in the garbage

Mayor de Blasio fights criticism of five-cent plastic bag fee

last weekNews : NY Daily News

The mayor was grilled by a skeptical caller Friday, who accused him of enacting the tax for grocery store owners.

N.Y. lawmakers rally to oppose bag tax bill

last weekNews : NY Daily News

The “Stop the Bag Tax” petition hopes to stop a proposed bill to enact a five cent fee for plastic or paper bags at stores.

How to Make Snack or Chip Bags Resealable With the Lid From a Pack of Wipes

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Dave Hax demonstrates how to make snack or chip bags resealable with the plastic lid from a pack of wipes in a recent video tutorial. Life hacks how to reseal your bag of Doritos, chips, crisps, popcorn pretzels or other snack. Use the lid from a pack of wipes or tissues to reseal the packet, […]

Tired Of Bogus Reports Of Rogue Drones? Not The FAA. It Wants To Make Filing Even Easier.

Attention drone operators, if you're tired of headlines that report drone-airplane strikes that turn out to be plastic bags or birds or nothing at all, here's an opportunity you won't want to miss.

22 Clever Ways To Repurpose Old Junk

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

People are way more into recycling these days and will reuse easy stuff like plastic bags and coffee cans to “go green”, but repurposing old junk is a bit harder and may require a bit of inspiration and instruction. Well, consider this...Show More Summary

New York City's Bag Fee and the Circular Economy

Recently, New York's city government voted to require that stores charge five cents for all plastic and paper bags currently given away free to customers. According to J. David Goodman of the New York Times: The City Council voted 28...Show More Summary

Sneaky Carry-On to Bora Bora

Plastic bags aren’t carry-ons. ? “Please take some of the stuff out of your back pack and put it in your checked luggage.” Air Tahiti has a strict AirAsia style rule when it comes to luggage: 5kg for carry-on and 10kg for checked. The rule doesn’t apply for duty free... The post Sneaky Carry-On to Bora Bora appeared first on ThePointsOfLife.

Gangster in bag with feet in concrete died before he hit water

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The reputed gang-banger who washed ashore in a plastic bag with his feet stuck in concrete was dead before he hit the water, officials said.

Extra, Extra: Man Takes Legal Action Against God

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Brooklyn Beckham Shares A Sweet Pic Of 'Bae' Chloë Grace Moretz As They Chow Down On Takeout!

Who needs a five-star restaurant when you can have a plastic bag filled with greasy goodness?! As we reported last month, Brooklyn Beckham basically confirmed he was back on with Chloë Grace Moretz after he posted a pic of them together on Instagram! Related: Chloë Grace Moretz Flaunts Her Chic Style In Beverly Hills! On Friday, it looks [...]

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