Found another article, this is about the making of plastics. It states that most industrial palstics are made of oil. salt, air and water. Weird huh? It basically takes a long process of extracting, distiltion, cracking and boiling to make the magnificent wonder of plastic. What would we do without plastic bags, covers and other useful gadgets of plastics. To read the Article follow the link!! http://www.buzzle.com/editorials/5-6-2004-53813.asp.