These are bubble tea straws. They're used to drink an Asian green tea / milk drink known as bubble tea. The tea comes with little tapioca balls (the bubbles) and the straws are about twice as large in diameter as American straws. They also tend to be more robust and durable.
Every time I...
Carry Seasoning in a Straw
Use straws to store salt, pepper, and spices for camping trips. Heat one end of a clear plastic straw with a lighter, then crimp it with your fingers or a multitool. Fill the straw with the desired seasoning, and repeat the process on the other end. Just snip off one...
So we've discussed here for quite some time building "earth-frindly homes".
Straw bale homes.
Homes made with re-cyclced tires, glass bottles, aluminum drink cans, etc.
Now, a straw in the ointment from, guess who? The bankers...
I'm going to pick up a straw water filter for EDC and was wondering if anyone had a recommendation?
Here are the options I've found so far:
Aquamira Frontier Emergency Water Filter Straw
McNett Frontier ER Water Filter
Cabellas Frontier Water Filter Straw