styrofoam

All Along, That Wasn’t Really Styrofoam

Dow Chemical Company would like to clear up a massive misunderstanding. STYROFOAM™, registered trademark, is not the foamy white stuff that makes up coffee cups or takeout trays or packing peanuts or egg cartons or even movie props. No, STYROFOAM™ usually comes in light blue sheets, and real STYROFOAM™ is…

Inside The Secret Science Of Packing Material

Inside The Secret Science Of Packing Material

We gadget freaks obsess over gear, big and small: cameras, phones, notebooks, desktops, home theatre speakers, HDTVs and much more. But how often do we pay attention to the technology surrounding our gear, the packing material that keeps it safe?