British Farmers Breed Self-Shearing Sheep

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A New Way To Get Wool

The new breed, called Exlana, is being developed by farmers in South West England to lose their woolly coats automatically in Spring.

Now, instead of spending precious time and money shearing their sheep, they now simply wait for the light coats to ‘moult’ in the fields.

The wool, which is shorter and more sparse than a traditional British sheep, begins shedding around the animal’s neck and legs, often leaving a temporary patch in the middle.

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Balance Chair To Strengthen Your Butt

Balance Chair 

Balance Chair

I think most of us have some inequalities in our sidedness. For example, my left leg is stronger than my right leg, and my right arm is stronger than my left arm. I can see close better with my right eye… and so on. But honestly, untill now, I never thought about the strength of my right butt cheek versus my left butt cheek.

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Need A Helping Hand?

Need A Helping Hand? 

 Third Arm

Next time you thought you need someone to lend a helping hand, think of this Third Arm. The whole idea seems supernatural but for Stelarc, it was more of a tangible concept. He is the same Australian performance artist who hung himself naked from flesh-piercing hooks attached to ropes. Well, this superficial arm will couple with your right arm and is shrewdly capable of independent motion. It is triggered into action by the EMG signals of the abdominal and leg muscles.

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Arm and Leg Length Linked to Memory Problems

Arm and Leg Length Linked to Memory Problems

Anthropometry is the study of the dimensions of the human body

Having short arms and legs may raise a person’s risk of developing memory problems later in life, US researchers said on Monday.

They said women with the shortest arm spans were 50% more likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s disease than women with longer arm spans. And the longer a woman’s leg from floor to knee, the lower her risk for dementia.

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