Posts tagged "sponges"

Kerry Trebilcock Has Eaten 4,000 Sponges And 100 Bars Of Soap

Dental nurse Kerry Trebilcock has eaten 4,000 sponges and over 100 bars of soap, but it hasn’t been in the name of oral hygiene.
The Sun reported that Trebilcock, 21, suffers from pica, a rare disorder that causes sufferers to crave non-food items. In Trebilcock’s case, this means washing sponges and organic soap. She told the Sun

The Huffington Post / February 29, 2012

Wine Glass Sponges: Functional Or Frivolous?

The downside to having friends over is cleaning up after the party’s over, especially if, like us, your home lacks a dishwasher. While you could use paper and plastic and toss everything at the end of the night, that’s not so great for the environment — and not as nice as real plates and glasses.

Catherine Strawn / April 13, 2010