1 year ago
by baron778+39 +1
A “miracle fibre” developed to clothe the people exposes the holes in state propaganda
1 year ago
by AdelleChattre+15 +1
Beyond pandas and tigers, how many endangered species do you really know? By Elaina Zachos.
9 months ago
by Petrox+10 +1
There is little more inspiring than when two legends unite for a worthwhile cause, and actor and ethical investor Leonardo DiCaprio and vegan primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall have done exactly that. The two passionate environmentalists have joined forces to launch a vegan clothing line to support ape conservation.
7 months ago
by messi+30 +1
Yes, that's right — underpants you can wear for weeks without washing. But Organic Basics' mission as a company is not to advocate laziness amongst the younger generation, though it might seem the case. No; it's all about saving the environment. "Our business is sustainable fashion. The traditional way of buying, wearing, washing and throwing away overpriced underwear is a terrible waste of resources.
4 months ago
by funhonestdude+3 +1
AT ITS HEIGHT IN THE 16th and 17th centuries, the Ottoman Empire stretched through Central Asia to the Balkans on one axis, and from the Middle East down to North Africa on the other. There, Greeks, Albanians, Armenians, and Bulgarians traded materials and traditions with Turks, Syrians, and Egyptians. Silks from Aleppo and Damascus, muslin from Mosul, and Egyptian cotton were dyed with vibrant plant-based pigments such as saffron and pistachio, or colors derived from insects, such as cochineal and lac.