Drano uses caustic or oxidizing chemicals to create heat to unclog a drain. If Drano does not clear the toilet, this heat can crack the porcelain, soften PVC pipes and dissolve old, corroded pipes ragsdaleair.com/news/shou…
One of the main challenges for zookeepers working with chimpanzees is preventing them from getting bored with their food. One common trick is to pack a short PVC tube with ketchup, mustard or other condiments, since chimps love the taste and will spend happy hours extracting it with sticks houstonzoo.org/blog/mmmm-…
VideoDisc was actually an analog capacitive technology which used grooves in a disc to create varying capacitance between the stylus and conductive PVC disc. The variance in capacitance modified the frequency of a circuit which produced a signal that was decoded into video and audio signals. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cap…
There's a Japanese ex-wrestler who dresses in an all-PVC fetish outfit to perform random acts of kindness while singing Ricky Martin's "Living La Vida Loca". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mas…
Every few months you should put pvc action figures/statues in the freezer for 20-30 minutes to prevent cracking and/or discolorization hobbyfanatics.com/index.p…
Russian Ark is not the only feature film shot in one continuous take: the others are PVC-1, La Casa Muda, and Timecode (which was shot on four cameras). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lon…
Today I learned about Theo Jansen's PVC tube creatures - multilegged "robots" that move and react with analog inputs. youtube.com/watch?v=b694e…
In 1999 Yogendra Yadav nearly single handedly took two bunkers on top of Tiger Hill. He was shot multiple times yet continued to fight the second bunker without a gun killing four men with his bare hands earning him the PVC, India’s highest military honor. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yog…
Today I learned about an artist who makes wind powered "animals" out of PVC pipe youtube.com/watch?v=HSKyH…
Rock climbers who are climbing for long periods of time deal with poop by cramming it into a pvc tube. accessfund.org/site/c.tmL…
Plastic Christmas trees are made from non-biodegradable, recycled PVC. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chr…
Your office chair can technically explode at any given time, piercing the chair seat and your body. officesolutionpro.com/can…
80% of toilets in Hong Kong are flushed with seawater in order to conserve the city's scarce freshwater resources cen.acs.org/articles/93/w…
Captive octopuses require constant mental stimulation in order to prevent them from becoming lethargic gizmodo.com/captive-octop…
In 2001 India started building roads that hold together using polymer glues made from shredded plastic wastes. These plastic roads have developed no potholes and cracks after years of use, and they are cheaper to build. As of 2016, there are more than 21,000 miles of plastic roads. theguardian.com/sustainab…
Most toilets in Hong Kong are flushed with seawater in order to conserves the city’s scarce freshwater resources cen.acs.org/articles/93/w…
The bazooka was a brass musical instrument created by Comedian Bob Burns. It was several feet in length and incorporated telescopic tubing like the trombone. The military borrowed the nickname for its anti-tank weapon during World War II due to its vague resemblance to the musical instrument. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baz…
In the mid-1980s, before digital circuitry became affordable, Nissan used tiny vinyl records for their voice warning system (to tell drivers doors were open, for example) autoweek.com/article/wait…
LEGO model makers rely on solvents to weld blocks together rather than using glue thebrickblogger.com/2011/…
There is a species of fungus from the Amazon that feeds on plastic. It can live on plastic alone, and can do so without oxygen, potentially leading to new techniques for bioremediation. digitaljournal.com/articl…
Two brothers re-gifted the same pair of pants for over 12 Xmases, in increasingly difficult 'wrapping' that included a crushed AMC Gremlin with a note saying: "Merry Christmas, the pants are in the glove box". snopes.com/holidays/chris…
Potato guns may be classified as Title II weapons meaning their possession and manufacture are illegal without a federal background check and a $200 tax stamp en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tit…
It's illegal to park in the UK without using your handbrake legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1…
"new car smell" is carcinogenic. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New…
An Indian soldier, after being shot in the groin and shoulder, finished climbing an ice cliff, took out a bunker with a grenade, then another 4 enemies with his bare hands. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yog…
Patrick Moore, co-founder of Greenpeace, admits that he was wrong about nuclear power washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn…
The "armor" on most of the Knights in Monty Python and the Holy Grail was really silver-painted wool en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mon…
Poop throwing accuracy reflects chimp intelligence mnn.com/earth-matters/ani…
They don't make Saran Wrap out of Saran PVDC anymore and now it doesn't have the oxygen barrier and food spoilage prevention benefit of the original product. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sar…
You need special approval from the Director of the ATF to make a Potato Gun atf.gov/content/firearms-…
How chemicals in many types of plastic, are actually IN YOUR BODY and are interpreted as hormones by your body.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endocrine_disruptor

These chemicals leach out of bottles, cling film (plastic wrap) etc., into your food. These chemicals react differently at different quantities and therefore the old adage of the dose makes the poison is not valid.

I bought a cool life bottle, which is beast! Apart from non-pvc wrap, what else can I do?

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