Zero Waste Packaging Made from Soap Melts Away After Use

Central Saint Martins post-graduate student Mi Zhou has created toiletry bottles called Soapack that are cast from soap and melt away once they are no longer useful. To make each Soapack, vegetable oil-based soap is dyed using pigments from minerals, plants and flowers and formed in a mould, in a…

Social Media Has Created a Generation of Self-Obsessed Narcissists

In the opening scene to cult British movie, Trainspotting, the film’s protagonist, Renton (played by Ewan McGregor,) launches straight into a nihilistic, yet perversely uplifting, tirade against the spiritually bankrupt materialism that had triumphed in Britain throughout the Margaret Thatcher years. “Choose life,” advised the now-famous monologue. “Choose a big…

99-Year-Old Woman Sews 1,000 Dresses For African Children

99-year-old Lillian Weber has made a hobby out of making a difference for children in Africa. Weber has been sewing dresses for a charity organization called “Little Dresses for Africa” that also helps build schools and dig wells for drinking water. Weber was hoping to sew 1,000 dresses by her…