October 2008 Archives

Plastics in Class

With all of the media attention being given to plastics these days, it's more important than ever to get the "real scoop" about plastics' use and safety. For this reason, we've gathered three of the "hot topics" from the current headlines and presented short and concise explanations that are rich on facts and short on sensationalism.

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Make A Story With Band-Aids?


A manufacturer of band-aids in the United Kingdom (I guess they call them "plasters" over there) lets you create an animated story, with text, on their site.

All the characters in the story are made of band-aids.

It's a bit strange, but cute.



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