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Coffee Cup in an Old Lens

We know that food and photography go well together, but now they've literally been joined. Sadly this creation is strictly the work of Photoshop, but that hasn't stopped people from speculating on how to actually make it. [via Boing Boing Gadgets] Related On Banning Photography from Restaurants International Conference on Food Styling & Photography Nikon Podcast on Food Photography... More

Toronto Proposes Ban on Coffee Cups

Photograph from smoodysarah on Flickr When I go out, I'm always annoyed by the double-bagging phenomenon (whether paper or plastic) and the takeout burger covered in tissue, in a foam container, in a plastic bag. Looks like I'm not the only one. The Toronto Star reports on the city's attempt to reduce the amount of garbage from landfills—a major environmental issue—by considering limitations on paper coffee cups, foam takeout containers, and plastic packaging. While bans on plastic packaging have been effective in the U.S., an outright ban on paper coffee cups doesn't make much sense. Not enough people are willing to bring their own containers, and many stores are too cheap to adopt compostable materials or don't do enough... More

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