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The Hidden Danger of 100

If you’re unsure whether or not that Facebook flirtation with an old college flame counts as cheating, bad news: It does.

Twenty four percent of Facebook flirters used the social network to flirt with someone other than his/her partner, as we reported inHow Facebook Has Changed Sex. “It makes it too easy for an innocent flirtation to spiral into something more.”

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Plus, food and nutrition editor Adina Steinman explains why 10 marc jacobs 0 calorie snack packs are a bad idea. According to a recent study in theJournal of Consumer Research, the small portions lull us into thinking that a little bit of unhealthy food is an innocent pleasure, which encourages us to eat more bags.

We end the show with a riveting discussion with staff movie buff (and production associate) John Gilpatrick about the flicks that make us cry. A new study scientifically found that the saddest movie sce marc jacobs ne ever is the climax to the 1979 remake of The Champ, but not everyone on our panel agrees. Listen for our picks, and then give us yours. Tell us in the comments which movies make you shed a tear every time you watch them.

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marc jacobs The Hidden Cost of Plastic Bag

The Hidden Cost of Plastic Bags

As I read through the eco headlines each morning, one thing becomes increasingly apparent: single use plastic bags are nearing their end. Cities across the nation an marc jacobs d the world have either already banned the bags, or are in the process of doing so. What has caused this sudden flurry of legislative attention? Could it be the facts? About 1 million plastic bags per minute are used worldwide. That’s a lot of plastic. Most recycling programs don’t accept plastic bags because they clog up their machinery, so only about 2 percent of the 100 billion plastic bags used in the United States each year actually get recycled.

So what happens to the other 98 percent? Many of them end up in landfi marc jacobs lls where they will literally remain for hundreds, if not thousands of years. Plastic bags never truly biodegrade. In landfills where they are sheltered from the sun, it is estimated they can last for a thousand years with little to no structural change. In our oceans, however, it is a different story. Here, plastic bags photodegrade due to the sun. But in this case, photodegrading differs from biodegrading in that the plastic merely breaks down into smaller and smaller particles, never really going away. These small pieces still contain the toxins found in plastic bags, and can literally poison aquatic animals that ingest them. It’s not just these small particles that are dangerous to sea creatures either. Fully intact plastic bags floating on the surface closely resemble jellyfish, the critically endangered leatherback turtle’s primary food source. Retailers in the US spend about $4 billion a year to provide them to us at checkout, and of course, that cost is built into the price of goods we purchase from them. Clean up of plastic garbage is also an issue, estimated to be about $88 a year for the average taxpayer.

Yet, regardless of the issues and hazards described above, many bans have been stalled or blocked altogether by coalitions associ marc jacobs ated with the plastics industry. They claim jobs will be lost and local economies will crumble. For instance, just this August, plastic industry lobbyists were successful in defeating the state wide ban on single use plastic bags in the California Senate, even though the House passed it generously. It’s just a matter of time, however, until the US will be single use plastic bag free. It’s the only solution that makes sense.

Published by Cherri Megasko

Cherri passions are the environment, adventure travel and marc jacobs exotic foods. She recently moved to a Shenandoah Valley homestead where she lives with her husband, dogs, chickens and 12.6 acres of woodland c. View profile

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