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Retractable Awnings Give The Best Of Both Worlds

Eyelids are retractable awnings of a kind, and this shows just how natural and sensible they are. They have been used by people throughout history in both advanced and primitive societies. Fronds and leaves are used to make shelters in some jungles and many roadside stalls in Africa have primitive sacking or plastic blinds that are retracted with a stick contraption. Continue reading

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