An article from msnbc mentions that a weird and huge, weird banner using 420 pounds of human hair has been created by a Chinese artist Wenda Gu and this massive banner (80-foot-by-13-foot) has been put up at Dartmouth College's Baker-Berry Library for display. For this purpose hair was collected over several months from 42,000 haircuts of
As it came to the notice of one Mr Phil McCrory, a hair stylist from
Some studies have also found that human hair, when combined with additional compost, is an additional nutrient source for crops. Furthermore, as hair is a slow nitrogen release, hairmats are great for spreading in gardens. In fact, SmartGrow hairmats claim to achieve lush, healthy plant growth while reducing the time you spend watering, fertilizing and weeding. Available in several convenient sizes and which work equally well with all types of plants, indoors or outdoors, these mats are contain 15% nitrogen and other micronutrients natural to the hair and are 100% biodegradable and help retain moisture. However, spreading hair clippings on a lawn in summer might not be good idea and will just result in a big mess says the productivity site ehow. Since hair is lighter than grass it will blow away in even a slight breeze and your lawn will resemble a barber shop floor that has been hit with a leaf blower, it adds.
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