Taking a stroll after my birthday, I came upon this mess. Can't have that! Among the discarded garbage were pyjama pants, a large nylon balloon number 7, and the wrapper of a 4-pack. Sounds like a party 🎉
A lot gets said about single-use plastics, but when it comes to oceanic garbage, the fishing industry is by far the biggest culprit. Here are just a few of the broken lobster traps we removed from a short section of beach yesterday. Most of the nylon rope was too tangled in the rocks to remove.
"Cowgirl" : 13-year-old Finnish girl Irina riding a 2-year-old Ayrshire cow called "Nylon Beat"
The spacesuit worn by Belka and Strelka, the first two dogs to survive a trip into space. It was made out of cotton, nylon, rubber and aluminum
When nylons were in short supply, this is how women would create the illusion of wearing stockings.
Sculpture made from nylon stockings
Why no nylon stockings on the plane??
Last question on my Prof's Orgo Test was to make Nylon. Here's what I put in paint form:
Gearhead Eye Candy: 1946 Dodge Power Wagon
Willie Nelson's guitar after 48 years of use.
My dad 3D printed a pair of earrings for my mom
White Haven Beach, Australia [3,264 × 2,448] [OC]
Microscopic picture of a guitar string
There's a Russian freighter that is adrift off the coast of British Columbia. There were fears it was going to run aground, so now it's being towed away from the shore. My friend is on the boat towing it.
I decided to make a slide today
If you ever wondered, what does a tire look like from the inside.
The world's strongest rope, 1mi long, weighs 124 metric tonnes
You think your valentine's day was bad? How bout this guy's car while at dinner.
Made this out of wire and pantyhose for a friend's graduation gift. Hope she likes it!