As tabacco companies are huge consumers of cotton, this is very cool idea.
KUSATSU, Shiga Prefecture–A group of students has found a way to recycle cigarette butts as T-shirts and persuaded local pachinko parlors and gas stations to donate the contents of their ashtrays to their enterprise.
A good article putting things into perspective. While everyone is worrying and debating uselessly over the Fukushima reactor, the real people in serious danger need to be focussed on.
Completely mad. Completely cool.
If you need a visual guide to the colossal amount of money spent on the Large Hadron Collider, look no further than these pictures. Remember too that the whole ring is super-cooled for added impact.