Not-so-fun-fact: 40 billion plastic forks, knives and spoons are thrown in the garbage each year. And I’m pretty sure about one million of those come directly from me using new plastic utensils every time I sit down to lunch at work.
That’s why I was thrilled when the Youtensil appeared in my mailbox. This combined fork and spoon offers a serrated edge to serve as a knife, snaps in half for easy storage and can be popped in the dishwasher to clean. It’s got a carrying case (so I won’t lose it) and costs under $5.
Best of all? Every time someone sees me with this nifty contraption, it’s the perfect excuse to strike up a conversation about our daily habits—and how little tweaks like swapping plastic for paper or printing things double-sided—can add up to a big difference.
Your turn: What routines have you replaced with more eco-friendly alternatives?
Some people like to travel by train because it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of an airplane.
I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”
“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” —Everyone following you on Instagram
A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.
Comedian Greg Davies
Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.
Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.
My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me everything you know.”
“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” —Alcohol
@yoyoha (Josh Hara)
My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.
Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?
A: A mechanic.