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?
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 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 ...
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 are the plastic bits at the end of shoelaces called?
THIS is a classic example of the family of names for things you didn't know had a name (and ... While 'aglet' may be a correct term for the plastic bits on the ends of shoelaces, spare a thought for Dr. Wolfgang Flügle, of the University of Heidleberg ...