The 3D Printing Landfill Of Opportunity
It democratizes manufacturing, putting consumers in granular control of the things ... high end of the price spectrum. At the consumer product level, humanity already has a massive waste problem when it comes to plastics. We use too much plastic.
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 ...
Plastics Don't Disappear, But They Do End Up In Seabirds' Bellies
The plastic bits, some small enough that they're called ... at the end of their lifetime to make sure that we capture the resource. The plastic bottles can be recycled and turned back into new plastic items. So same for many of the things that we see ...
It’s Not ‘The End of Men’—But They Are in Trouble
But perhaps it’s not the end of men at all—just the beginning of a newer, better version. There are a few things that happen when you attempt ... Even sperm seems to have become a matriarchy: at a company called MicroStart, which offers a yet-to ...
Time to Accept Reality and Stop Flushing Tampons Down the Toilet
I know, we thought we had it so good for so long, but as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. Or in this case ... whose Lucas Metz spoke with me about the kinds of things they get called out to handle in the Denver area.