MARVIN WALDMAN VERSUS FACEBOOK
Would that Facebook would be so diligent with the opposing political point of view.
Marvin's Facebook page is here.
BIG DOG/TINY BED – TAKE A LOOK
THE CAT WHO REFUSED TO WALK
THIS IS WORTH WATCHING OUT FOR
It's a new product that isn't widely available yet and hasn't yet been thoroughly reviewed, but it is worth encouraging since recycling as we do it now is massively ineffective.
”Enter Loop, a program with a mission to "eliminate the idea of waste," says Szaky. Loop takes up the first part of the mantra "reduce, reuse, recycle" by creating returnable, reusable packaging for common consumer items.”
”TerraCycle looked at how to solve the root cause of waste, while still maintaining the virtues of disposables, like affordability and convenience... “How does Loop work exactly? You order from the Loop store, and your stuff will be shipped to you. On the first transaction, there's a deposit for the container — say 25 cents for a Coca-Cola.
” “Once it's returned to the store, or sent back in the reusable shipping container, no matter what state it's returned in (even if broken, because the container is the manufacturer's responsibility), you get your deposit back in full, says Szaky.”
Read many more details at Mother Nature Network.
AN OTTER FAMILY MOVES HOUSE IN URBAN SINGAPORE.
So cute and brave. Oh, yeah, and smart too.
SHE'S THERE TO BE A PAIN IN THE ASS
“That [Not having big campaign donors] doesn’t make anything she says inherently more or less correct. But it changes the dynamic a bit.
“All of AOC’s supporters sent her to Washington precisely to make noise. There isn’t a cabal of key donors standing behind her, cringing every time she talks about the Pentagon budget.
“She is there to be a pain in the ass, and it’s working. Virtually the entire spectrum of Washington officialdom has responded to her with horror and anguish."
DOLPHINS' TEAM EFFORT
I knew they are smart. I think I even knew, a long time ago, that they do this. It's amazing to see.
MORE DOLPHINS HAVING FUN
Off the coast of southern California earlier this month. What a thrill for the surfer.
For the past month or so, the nurses and medical assistants at the hemotology center where I get my chemo treatments at the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) are wearing this teeshirt. I'm doing my best to find a way to buy one.
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