The Amsterdam flea market takes place once a month across the IJ in Amsterdam Noord, where private (non-commercial) sellers rent a stand and put up for sale everything from clothes to junk to hidden treasures.
The captcha system was first introduced to combat spam. It stands for Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart. It is in use today on countless websites to prevent the endless spamming of posts and accounts.
Do you hold onto stuff? If you can't bear to throw away those old jeans or broken cell phones you aren't alone. A new survey by Leger Marketing found that eight in 10 Ontarians love their junk too much to trash it.
Two men chose to make a point about the damage that plastics can do to the marine environment, built a raft and then set sail across the Pacific to Hawaii. Their homemade raft was made from discarded plastic bottles and the remains of a Cessna 310.
A Junior High student won 1st prize at a Science Fair. His project? To show how we have become conditioned to being scared by alarmists and junk science. He urged people to sign a petition for very strict control and elimination of "dihydrogen monoxide."