So, now we know what tragedy really unfolds when you don’t cut up those plastic six-pack holders before you throw them out. They are shipped to Japan, soldered together, and sold as dubious weight-loss products.
|If you’re having a flashback to the Play-Doh Fun Factory you had as a kid, you’re not alone.|
Apparently, it “works” by dividing your fat into “easily manageable blobs,” which “raises the propensity for increased blood-flow values.”
Yes, I’m sure that’s exactly what happens.
As if Japan did not have enough to deal with right now.
Slate has an article with a couple of tips for donating to help out with Japan’s other National catastrophes. Please check it out, and, if you’re in a position to do so, give generously.