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Fall 2016 Fashion Notes

The September fashion magazines are stacked in my studio with pages ripped out for scanning or dog eared for future reference.  During a quick page through of… 64 more words

Laurie Prophater

Q&A With Carina Dybevick of Lychee Tea Charms

Carina Dybevick, a Gainesville, Florida artist, started her polymer clay business when she was 16 years old. Lychee Tea Charms began as a hobby and later developed into an Etsy shop and participation in several local arts and crafts shows.  600 more words


Formation of microscopic particles during the degradation of different polymers

This study investigated the formation and size distribution of microscopic plastic particles during the degradation of different plastic materials. Particle number concentrations in the size range 30 nm–60 μm were measured by nanoparticle tracking analysis (NTA) and Coulter Counter techniques. 173 more words


Check your FIVER now – it could be worth £100+

Last week the Bank of England launched its first ever plastic banknote. And they are already fetching HUNDREDS of pounds online. 

The notes have already proved popular with the public, but now they might even be worth a LOT more than £5. 248 more words

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Artist of the moment.......Christiaan Nagel

Christiaan Nagel is a contemporary street artist sculptor renown for creating very large mushrooms. The artist uses polymers to create the mushrooms which he places very high up on large buildings. 146 more words

50 - 11 (Photo) Five Dollars

For anyone who’s already read the 11th reflection in my 50 series, this is a photo that I added to the original post.

The bills my uncles gave us when we’d visit were much different, but we spent those. 74 more words


Microplastics affect assimilation efficiency in the freshwater amphipod Gammarus fossarum

An important issue in assessing microplastics is whether this newly emerging type of pollution affects freshwater invertebrates. This study was designed to examine the interactions between the amphipod… 197 more words