Spill & Safety News

The Yummiest Mess

Even if being cooped up for months put someone in a fowl mood (we couldn't resist…), no doubt they're eager to enjoy summer outdoors — mask and all...

Summer with Kids in the Time of Coronavirus

It's summer. The kids should be shipped off to camp, leaving mom and dad free to work remotely, in peace. But it's a COVID-19 summer, which means c...

Virus Ecology

Back in 2013 and 2014 we pondered how a break from technology could improve our ability to focus and relax — and also how it might benefit nature. ...

Can Spill Products Produce Primordial Joy?

French sociologist Emile Durkheim coined the term "collective effervescence" to describe how communal events, such as the annual "Burning Man" fest...

Clearing Up Clutter, Making Space for Creativity

An ancient aphorism states, "May you live in interesting times." We certainly do now. All over the world, as we shelter in place, people are diggin...

The Best Spill Clean Up Solutions for Time Travelers

If you're a science fiction aficionado — or just like the concept of time travel — you'll have one of our country's biannual opportunities to do so...

Spill Clean Up IRL

In 2020, it's sometimes hard to know what's real. We have digital friends and entire relationships that take place on our phones via text and IMs. ...

How to Create a Healthier Home and Business in the Year Ahead

You might think your home or place of business is one of the safest possible places to be. And while that's true in some respects — you're unlikely...

Spill Clean Up for the Digital Age

Recently on The Ellen Show, TV talk show host Ellen DeGeneres aired several funny segments in which Millennials attempted to use devices popular in...

Beat the Clock

It's November, and that means we get to time travel. You know: set our clocks back an hour and re-live an hour we've just lived. It's a little spoo...

Blowin' in the Wind

We're pretty sure Bob Dylan wasn't anticipating the development of XSORB Outdoor All-Purpose Absorbent when he penned the lyrics, "The answer, my f...

October: A Month of Iconic Radio, TV, and Amusement

This month might seem like a prelude to the time of year when people gather and dine with relatives — or, sometimes, aim to get as far away from th...