What’s the best way to get rid of it? What is the best way to remove traces?
In the last few years, I’ve learned a lot about graphite pencil and I’ve been sharing them here on Earthproof with everyone else in the group. So I have two new videos that will help you get rid of your old pencils.
In one video I explain the chemical chemistry of graphite and try to show what will happen with a graphite pencil over time. In a second video I cover the best ways to get rid of pencil traces that you’ll find as you work through this series with you eraser.
An Australian man has been convicted of attempting a terrorist act in Syria after an attempt to travel to Syria and join the Islamic State group was foiled earlier this year, ABC reports.
Rachid Redouane, a 27-year-old French citizen who once worked with Australian security intelligence, had been planning to go to Syria with some friends to fight for Isil (Isil, in Arabic, Isil), AFP reports.
The trio, a man, a woman and a child, boarded a flight from Melbourne on November 11 and travelled to Turkey. The man’s father told AFP the flight was “on hold” for security reasons.
Rachid Redouane and his three friends were arrested outside the Istanbul airport, but he was later released from custody and taken back into custody in Belgium, AFP reports. He was arrested again in Belgium on January 18, after travelling once again to Turkey.
At the time of Redouane’s arrest, he was wearing a mask and gloves while he tried to travel to Turkey, AFP reports.
Following trial in Melbourne in May, Redouane was convicted of being an accessory to murder for trying to join Isil or being a member of another terrorist organization, which carries a maximum sentence of life in prison.
He is due to appeal against his convictions in Melbourne District Court, AFP reports.
“Rachid Redouane was one of the most dangerous men in Australia,” Australian Federal Police Deputy Commissioner Andrew Colvin said last year during Redouane’s arrest, AFP reports.
Redouane was originally a French citizen but fled to the Netherlands after being arrested in November 2015. His mother originally came to Australia with him after he spent eight months with French authorities there when he was 16, according to AFP.
The pair planned to use one of