This is just a miscellaneous pondering
An excerpt of Hollow City (the second book in the Miss Peregrine series by Ransom Riggs)is available online. For those of you who are as excited as I am, I’m posting it below. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, you should check out the first book: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.
I was walking down Lexington Ave a couple days ago when I heard a couple say, “those fleeces are great. They’re biodegradable. You can just throw them away when they get dirty.” This couple appeared pretty affluent, which just added to my shock at hearing this. It seems like a lot of smart people don’t understand that oxygen is needed for things to degrade, and if you throw something away then it gets buried under trash where air can’t get to it. As this New York Times article explains, “that means that throwing the biodegradable cup into the trash is basically as bad as throwing a normal plastic cup in the trash.” It’s science.
January 19th is right around the corner! Now all I need is a television.