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The History of Body Piercings - Ancient and Fascinating Around the World

Body piercings have seen a resurgence of interest in the last ten to twenty years and are becoming more and more a part of the mainstream Western culture. Take a look at any fashion or entertainment magazine and you'll see plenty of well-known celebrities with body piercings like navel rings or a labret.

How to Make Your Civil War Uniform Shirt

Your own shirt designed and made by you for your own Civil War Uniform Impression is easy and economical. Follow these simple directions, and your Civil War uniform shirt will be exactly how you want it.

Top 10 Questions about Body Piercing

Body piercing has grown so much in popularity in recent years that it has become almost mainstream, with more and more people sporting navel rings and multiple ear rings. Facial piercings, surface piercings and lots of others to choose from can make things confusing.

How I lost A million Dollars In A Bank Robbery

The Million dollars was my life-savings earmarked for prime the pump money for my biotech start-up. I am the Gerald Armstrong the owner of Gen Cells Cures?Gen Cells Cures is focused on private medical research for the individual.

The Crisis of Human Survival

Environmental Pollution1. Damage to The Ozone Layer Causes Radiation PollutionThe hole in the ozone layer above the North Pole is becoming larger, allowing large volumes of ultraviolet radiation to fall directly on the Earth's surface, causing destruction and harm to humanity, and resulting in skin cancer and other bodily ailments.

African Masks

The following is a general over view of African Masks.There are still places in Africa where genuine old masks can be bought, generally through dealers.

Tribal Masks

Original Tribal masks are often seen by unknowing eyes as art objects in themselves. That is not the case, unless of course they are modern copies.

The Masked Fool

The FoolMy first direct experience of the fool in masking was watching Morris Dancing here at home in Yorkshire, England. The Morris dancers were dressed up in their usual dancing shoes with bells and baggy pants.

The Contingencies of Despair: How Existentialists Survive

~ Dread is dizziness unto freedom-freedom that gazes down into its own possibility. In this dizziness freedom succumbs.


Flashes of memory stream into my consciousness. They take me back thirty years plus.

Heraldry in the Crafts--Why Not Specialize?

I have a small website where I try to sell custom-made lapel buttons. In addition to these made-to-order buttons I also offer several specialty lines of off-the-shelf items and at this time of year I'm usually concerned with one of those lines in particular: Irish heraldic buttons.

The Trickster of Folklore

Folklore includes a traditional trickster figure, the subject of many stories in a cycle. Trickster tales are in the animal tales genre, with the trickster himself -- he seems always to be male -- identified with a particular animal.

Nessie, the Beast of the Loch

They were fierce hill tribes in what is now Scotland, and we called them Picts. The name seems to mean "The Painted People" for they were known to love bright body art and multi-coloured clothing.

The Year of the Rooster

The Rooster is traditionally considered to be a favourable sign. His crow signals the break of dawn and the beginning of a fresh start, driving away the ghosts and evil spirits of the night.

Progress Versus Perfection

From the creative explosion marking the outset of the universe to our advanced human stage in evolution, some fifteen billion years have elapsed. This advanced stage refers to the natural abilities and the cultural realizations of our species.

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Reed College Humanities 110 course controversy not racism ...
Business Insider
Opinion: Charges of racism are being used to revamp college curricula, but we shouldn't corrupt education with identity politics.

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California College of the Arts Appoints New Deans of Fine Arts ...
The California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco announced today that Allison Smith was named dean of fine arts and Tina Takemoto as dean of humanities and sciences. They will both assume their responsibilities on August 1, 2018. The college's ...
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Meredith College News

Arts & Humanities Common Academic Experience Panel: Marie Antoinette and Social Inequality
Meredith College News
A panel of scholars from four different disciplines in Meredith's School of Arts & Humanities engaged in a lively conversation about the School's Common Academic Experience theme for the semester, social inequality. The panel discussion was held on ...

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Why We Should Spend More on Humanities Research in a High-Tech World
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Median R&D spending on the humanities among the 388 academic research institutions that reported such spending that year was $224,000." This is simply not enough as we look to a future that will be heavily influenced, if not largely determined, by ...

Scranton Times-Tribune

Humanities foster freedom
Scranton Times-Tribune
The essence of an education to free the mind, according to Giamatti, is the humanities. To understand the humanities, he claimed, we must go back to the Renaissance. It was then that scholars, first in Italy and later across Europe, revived Greek and ...

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Dear Humanities Profs: We Are the Problem - The Chronicle of ...
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Dismayed about American politics? Look in the mirror.

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CSUN Today

CSUN's Tom and Ethel Bradley Center Receives National ...
CSUN Today
The California State University, Northridge Tom and Ethel Bradley Center has received a grant for $315,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for the creation of a digital database of the Richard Cross 1950-1980 Photographic ... | CSUN Receives $315K Grant to Digitize Richard

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Deseret News

On the same page: How Utah Humanities and UPS convinced this book club to form
Deseret News
SALT LAKE CITY — It was 1986, and Frances Merrill never made time for reading. For the mother of eight children, time to herself just hadn't made the top of her to-do list. But one day when Merrill was serving in the Utah Legislature, a flier came ...

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Can Closing a Humanities College Save a University?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
In February, administrators announced another effort to improve the university's long-term financial outlook, relying mostly on budget cuts, including a proposal to eliminate the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. While the details have ...

Cornell Chronicle

Society for the Humanities lecture to examine popular will and politics
Cornell Chronicle
How do “the people” appear in public life? This question will be examined in this year's Society for the Humanities Annual Invitational Lecture April 18. Political theorist Jason Frank will speak on “The People as Popular Manifestation” at 4:30 p.m. in ...

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