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Buttocks

The buttocks are two rounded portions of the anatomy, located on the posterior of the pelvic region of primates, many other bipeds or quadrupeds, comprise a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus and gluteus medius muscles. The two gluteus maximus muscles stabilise the hip joint and are the largest muscles in the entire human body. Physiologically, the buttocks enable weight to be taken off the feet while sitting. In many cultures, they play a role in sexual attraction; some cultures, such as that of Victorian England, have used the buttocks as a primary target for corporal punishment, as the buttocks' layer of subcutaneous fat offers protection against injury while still allowing for the infliction of pain. There are several connotations of buttocks in art, fashion and humor, the English language is replete with many popular synonyms that range from polite colloquialisms to vulgar slang. In humans the buttocks are located between the perineum; the buttocks are formed by the masses of the gluteal muscles or "glutes" superimposed by a layer of fat.

The superior aspect of the buttock ends at the iliac crest, the lower aspect is outlined by the horizontal gluteal crease. The gluteus maximus has two insertion points: ​1⁄3 superior portion of the linea aspera of the femur, the superior portion of the iliotibial tractus; the masses of the gluteus maximus muscle are separated by an intermediate intergluteal cleft or "crack" in which the anus is situated. The buttocks allow primates to sit upright without needing to rest their weight on their feet as four-legged animals do. Females of certain species of baboon have red buttocks. In the case of humans, females tend to have proportionally wider and thicker buttocks due to higher subcutaneous fat and proportionally wider hips. In humans they have a role in propelling the body in a forward motion and aiding bowel movement; some baboons and all gibbons, though otherwise fur-covered, have characteristic naked callosities on their buttocks. While human children have smooth buttocks, mature males and females have varying degrees of hair growth, as on other parts of their body.

Females may have hair growth in the gluteal cleft, sometimes extending laterally onto the lower aspect of the cheeks. Males may have all of the buttocks; the English word of Greek origin "callipygian" indicates someone. Depending on the context, exposure of the buttocks in non-intimate situations can cause feelings of embarrassment or humiliation, embarrassment or amusement in an onlooker. Willfully exposing one's own bare buttocks as a protest, a provocation, or just for fun is called mooning. In many punitive traditions, the buttocks are a common target for corporal punishment, which can be meted out with no risk of long-term physical harm compared with the dangers of applying it to other parts of the body, such as the hands, which could be damaged. Within the Victorian school system in England, the buttocks have been described as "the place provided by nature" for this purpose. A modern-day example can be seen in some Southeast Asian countries, such as Singapore. Caning in Singapore is used as a form of judicial corporal punishment, with male convicts being sentenced to a caning on their bare buttocks.

In Western and some other cultures, many comedians and others rely on the buttocks as a source of amusement and fun. There are numerous colloquial terms for the buttocks. In American English, phrases use the buttocks or synonyms as a synecdoche or pars pro toto for a whole person with a negative connotation. For example, terminating an employee may be described as "firing his ass". One might say "move your ass" or "haul ass" as an exhortation to urgency. Expressed as a function of punishment, defeat or assault becomes "kicking one's ass"; such phrases may suggest a person's characteristics, e.g. difficult people are termed "hard asses". In America an annoying person or any source of frustration may be termed "a pain in the ass". People deemed excessively puritanical or proper may be termed "tight asses". Certain physical dispositions of the buttocks—particularly size—are sometimes identified, controversially, as a racial characteristic. A famous example was the case of Saartjie Baartman, the so-called "Hottentot Venus".

The Latin name for the buttocks is nates, plural. There are many colloquial terms to refer to them, including: Backside, posterior and its derivates, rear or rear-end, derrière —all positional descriptions, as the inaccurate use of rump, upper legs.

National Highway 565 (India)

National Highway 565, is a National Highway in India, formed as a new National Highway by up-gradation and passes through the state of Andhra Pradesh. It ends at Renigunta of Andhra Pradesh, it starts at junction of National Highway 65 Nakrekal and passes through Nalgonda on the Nagarjuna Sagar road until Telangana border and through Macherla, Markapur and Venkatagiri before terminating at National Highway 71 at Yerpedu in Andhra Pradesh. State–wise route length: Telangana – 86.06 km Andhra Pradesh – 420.05 km NHAI has taken up widening of this highway into two lane with paved shoulders throughout the stretch. Widening works were expected to be completed by the end of 2017. List of National Highways in Andhra Pradesh

RedOctane X-Plorer Controller

Publishers Activision and RedOctane released the RedOctane X-Plorer Controller bundled with Guitar Hero II for the Xbox 360, some bundles of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, or available separately. This same controller was bundled with Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock for the personal computer and Macintosh; the Xbox 360 controller works with the PC using a driver with Windows. The case for the game disc and manual of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock for the PC called the controller the Guitar Hero 3 Official PC Guitar Controller; the RedOctane X-Plorer Controller for these games is based on the Gibson Explorer, a type of electric guitar. It is the only guitar controller supported by Aspyr Media; the guitar controller plugs into the Xbox 360 via the USB ports. The PC and Macintosh releases have the same software limitation of two local players at a time; the guitar's cord uses the break away cord connection, like controllers of the original Xbox console. The controller includes two input connections: Xbox 360 accessories, like on the Xbox 360 controller RJ14 connector, to be used for an Effects pedal add-on, never releasedThe insides of the guitar show a few interesting things: The RJ14 connector only uses two of the possible four wires There are two jumpers that are labeled on the circuit board, but are unused The strum bar is a rocker switch using three wired for connectivity When the controller is connected to a Windows Vista or Windows XP PC, it shows up as a game controller.

This allows you to see the tilt sensors. Only one tilt sensor is used by the Guitar Hero games