What Can Kids Learn By Doing Dangerous Things?
TULLEY: (Laughing) And by the end of the night, I had five or six kids signed ... RAZ: Gever Tulley - his talk is called "Five Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kids Do." Check it out at ted.npr.org. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.
The End Of Interns
Also, Intern Labor Rights will be hosting a panel called ... from the internship and whether interns do the work of regular employees. Many legal internships would be considered entry-level positions or apprenticeships if such things existed anymore.
What’s That Thing? Tin Foil Box Edition
These little tabs are called end locks. Their appointed task is to hold the roll of foil or plastic ... their aluminum foil boxes until 1996. The explanatory text was added shortly after. So why don’t more consumers know about these wonderful things?
The Weird, Underappreciated World Of Plastic Packaging
"But there is no such thing as the perfect plastic material," Brody says. So a lot of our packaging is made by combining different types of food-grade plastic. Potato Chip Bags Take a bag of potato chips. It's mostly made out of a plastic called oriented ...
Drowning in plastic: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is twice the size of France
In 1909 he patented a mouldable hard plastic that he called Bakelite ... Start counting things made of plastic and don't forget your buttons, the stretch in your underwear, the little caps on the end of your shoelaces. The stuff is absolutely ubiquitous ...