Tampons arranged to look as if they are swimming

Bloody Hell

Plastic tampon applicators are completely unnecessary. There are plenty of alternatives. And yet they are ubiquitous. Store shelves are lined with them and the personal product companies have convinced the masses that they are the best, practically the only, option.  [photo | Josefin]

Rethinking the Three Rs

What too many of us have grown up believing (or at least wanting to believe) is that the three components of Reduce-Reuse-Recycle are all equally helpful and beneficial to the environment. And far, far too many of us have put the bulk of our trust in the RECYCLE part of this misleading triumvirate. [photo | John Cameron]