Calorie is defined as an energy measure unit. 1 calorie is the amount of energy required to heat 1 gram of water from 14.5 to 15.5°C. 1 cal = 4.184 Joule (notation that a food calorie abbreviated Cal, is actually a kilocalorie. 1 Cal = 4.184 kJ). Read more
The simplest weave in textiles is a plain weave (1×1) where the filling yarn is passed over and under individual warp yarns. Using thick yarns, makes the fabric into a canvas.
Capri is a jean that finishes at mid-calf level and is quite fitted, made in woven fabric.
Carbon colonialism is a term used by critics of carbon trading to describe the way in which carbon offset’s projects can be used by rich consumers in the North to displace their high-carbon consuming practices by offsetting their emissions cheaply in the South. By the name of climate change this trade/barter opens the door to a new form of colonialism. Read more..