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Electronic Waste Dump of the World: Guiyu, China

Ever wonder where those old used computers end up? How about all those old CRT monitors, cell phones, keyboards, and PDAs? We’re told when we drop off our old electronics for recycling that they will be properly disposed of; in some cases we pay recyclers to ensure our old electronics are disposed of in the correct way.

http://sometimes-interesting.com/2011/07/17/electronic-waste-dump-of-the-world/ 


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Chigago Based Artist Transforms Scrap into Contemporary Art

Artist Mary Ellen Croteau made this amazing self-portrait out of recycled plastic bottle caps. Notice how she used sets of nested plastic bottle caps to achieve a much deeper color palette than otherwise possible.

http://dailypicksandflicks.com/2011/09/21/bottle-cap-self-portrait-by-mary-ellen-croteau-picture-gallery/


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How To Green Clean The Grout In Your Bathroom

Let’s face it. Grout is nobody’s friend. It’s usually bright white, which just means Every. Little. Blemish. Shows. It’s porous, so stains soak in and stick around. And it’s pretty skinny, making it all the more difficult to get to. But here we have it: a little help to make your least favorite chore a little more bearable.

http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/how-to-clean-grout-138432


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Nestlé Wants to Build a Food Replicator, Calling It “Iron Man” and Not Some Star Trek Joke Why Exactly?

“Imagine a machine that can mix nutrients and provide you with the perfect food-like substance for your needs. Now stop it. That’s what’s Nestlé is imagining, so you can start imagining something else — like a Star Trek related name instead of the “Iron Man” which is what Nestle wants to call this thing.”

Ohh…I miss those times when food was just food…

http://www.themarysue.com/nestle-wants-to-build-a-food-replicator-calling-it-iron-man-and-not-some-star-trek-joke-why-exactly/