Recently, it’s been impossible to watch the news or pick up a newspaper without being reminded of the huge mess of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico. When I see an environmental disaster like that, it sometimes seems too big for me to do anything about. I’m not the type of person who will drop everything and hop a flight to the beach to help clean up tar balls. Those folks have my respect and gratitude. But a lot of us, while sympathetic to the issues and willing to contribute, don’t see an easy way to make a positive impact. Well, I recently found a really simple way to contribute to the oil spill clean-up efforts. I was also amazed to learn how quickly oil can be cleaned up with hair. Yep, I said hair. Don’t worry, I’m not asking you to shave your head. Curious? Read on…this is fascinating.