Why the Heck Is This Guy Using a Sheep As a Dialysis Machine?

PETA and PETA loving people, chill. It's not real. Well, the animals could be real but the sheep isn't really being used as a dialysis machine. Okay. The man and sheep setup is actually part of an art piece by Revital Cohen called 'Life Support'. It examines whether we could use animals as medical devices. » 5/04/11 12:40am 5/04/11 12:40am

Modified New Zealand Wool Resists Blowtorches, Dog Bites, Sharp Knives

Call it cliche (or just inevitable), but those sheep-herders down not-quite under have created the ultimate fabric by weaving a synthetic textile fiber called Vectran » 9/12/08 9:15pm 9/12/08 9:15pm with ordinary sheep's wool. It's so amazing, its said to withstand blowtorches, dog bites and even knife attacks. "We have tested it...putting the…