Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.
It has been used for thousands of years for both fuel and as a construction material. It is an organic material, a natural composite of cellulose fibers (which are strong in tension) embedded in a matrix of lignin which resists compression. Wood is sometimes defined as only the secondary xylem in the stems of trees, or it is defined more broadly to include the same type of tissue elsewhere such as in the roots of trees or shrubs. In a living tree it performs a support function, enabling woody plants to grow large or to stand up by themselves. It also conveys water and nutrients between the leaves, other growing tissues, and the roots. Wood may also refer to other plant materials with comparable properties, and to material engineered from wood, or wood chips or fiber.
The Earth contains about 434 billion cubic meters of growing stock forest, 47% of which is commercial. As an abundant, carbon-neutral renewable resource, woody materials have been of intense interest as a source of renewable energy. In 1991, approximately 3.5 cubic kilometers of wood were harvested. Dominant uses were for furniture and building construction.
"Wood" is a song by English post-trip hop band Second Person, which will be on the band's second album: "The Elements" - the follow-up to their debut album "Chromatography". Released on 9 August 2007, this song has a music video created by a collaboration of artists, animators and the band. This video is the first chapter in a story spanning five videos that make up a short animated film also called "The Elements". These video along with the album were created for "believers" in the band on Sellaband.com who helped the band raise $50,000 to record their album. These videos and songs can be download from their site.
This video was premiered 3 days before release on the front page of social networking site Bebo.com and it is rumoured that they will play host to exclusive premiering of the other four videos over the coming months.
BBC Radio 2 Interview (The Weekender with Matthew Wright - 3rd Nov 2006)
The Times Newspaper (UK): Knowledge Section (Saturday 26 Nov 2006)
The Wu Xing are chiefly an ancient mnemonic device for systems with 5 stages; hence the preferred translation of "tree" over "wood".
In Chinese Taoist thought, Wood attributes are considered to be strength and flexibility, as with bamboo. It is also associated with qualities of warmth, generosity, co-operation and idealism. The Wood person will be expansive, outgoing and socially conscious. The wood element is one that seeks ways to grow and expand. Wood heralds the beginning of life, springtime and buds, sensuality and fecundity. Wood needs moisture to thrive.
I got success on my mind she's a pretty nice girl she is not being unkind Got me a brand new pair of walking shoes I'm all slicked back & got nothin' to lose I got friends who live in the jungle lost themselves in the worthless tangle each of them is a rolling stone & all of them own their own homes now some roll left & some roll right & some of them can't sleep at night uh huh.... they got the idiot blues.... Me I'm gonna rattle my own pots & pans & take me off to the distant land I hope this land don't go up in smoke & if I go that I don't go broke there is some time left to contemplate so I'll put my meat right on the plate I'll put that plate right on the train that can carry me back to the promised land singing....
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