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Making Striped Plastic Drinking Straws Is Satisfyingly Complex

Of all the objects you use on a daily basis, you’ve probably never stopped to wonder how plastic drinking straws came to be. But if you like complicated machines that are simultaneously extruding, cutting, and sorting, you’ll be more than satisfied with the high-speed process behind making two-toned plastic drinking straws.

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If I worked there, every day at the end of my shift I'd shout, "THAT'S THE LAST STRAW!"