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Plain-woven, unbleached calico cotton fabric.

What Is Calico, And How Is It Made?

Calico is an unbleached, woven textile product made from cotton that was first developed in India almost 1,000 years ago.

April 22, 2016 12:40

Conveyors move plastic bottles to be filled en masse in large-scale commercial bottled water plants such as this one.

Top Bottled Water Consuming Countries

Beverage Marketing Corporation & International Bottled Water Association have released data showing the countries with unquenchable thirsts for bottled water.

March 21, 2016 12:46

These wind turbines generate electricity along the Danish Baltic coastline. Denmark is one of the world's leading wind energy producers.

All About The Wind Power Industry

Humans have longed used wind to grind grain, pump water, and, more recently, to generate sustainably sourced electrical power.

March 8, 2016 17:08

A glass of French Bordeaux Red wine. Made from Merlot grapes, this is one of the most sought after wines in the world.

All About the Wine Industry

Wine has been an important commodity for thousands of years, and today France leads the way in its manufacture globally.

February 15, 2016 16:29

Fresh cuts of pork halves hang in a cold cut processing plant.

All About The Pork Industry

China leads the way in producing the meat most widely-eaten by humans, despite its taboo label in many religious dietary laws.

February 9, 2016 17:58

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