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Uganda steps up the war on plastic

Let's all please take just a moment and look around ourselves. How far do we have to look to find something made with plastic? In truth, we don't...

VHS is dead. Long live VHS!

It's official. The video tape is officially dead. But then you knew that already.The last manufacturer of VHS tapes shipped out his last truckload of...

Art you can (re)use

I have a number of artistically-inclined friends who believe that one man's junk is their own personal treasure trove of art supplies. I've reaped...

Make use of the useless: Dryer lint

When I was a little kid, I used to love dryer lint. My mother wasn't too careful about cleaning out the lint trap; when she finally did, the layer of...

Old clothes? Don't throw 'em away

Every year in November, my friend Larissa and I start rifling through our bags of accidentally-felted sweaters, holey knitwear, and garments who have...