It's the year 2013. And the world is filled with amazing stuff. Every which way we turn, there are things, objects, material items that make our lives exponentially more convenient, easier, and faster. But guess what? These amazing things are slowly, steadily, and stealthily killing us.
Not to be a bummer here, guys, but we're all dying. Each day we're a little bit closer to death. And these 5 things are only speeding up that process. Womp womp.
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Ahh, nothing quite like a swig of bottled spring water when you're on the go. Except maybe cancer! Despite their insane convenience, stop using plastic, people!
According to BreastCancerFund.org, "BPA is a synthetic estrogen that can disrupt the hormone system, particularly when exposures occur while babies are still in the womb or in early life. Even minuscule exposures increase risks for breast cancer, prostate cancer, infertility, early puberty, metabolic disorders, and type-2 diabetes." Awesome!
Solution: For god's sake, use glass.