cotton

The Fascinating Journey Your T-Shirt Took To Get To You

The Fascinating Journey Your T-Shirt Took To Get To You

In an age that encourages everything organic, fairly traded, and USA-made, it’s easy to overlook the less-celebrated (and often significantly more common) goods we use on a daily basis. Take the shirt on your back, for example — because NPR certainly did.

King Of The Cotton Pickers

King Of The Cotton Pickers

You’re probably wearing something cotton-y right now. Cotton is fairly annoying to harvest. Mechanisation was a quantum leap for the cotton industry, moving it away from archaic methods used since the days of slavery. This machine is the next step forward.