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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.

Violence


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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Hacking the humanities
UCLA Newsroom
One of the biggest champions of blockchain technology on the UCLA campus is a humanities professor — specifically David MacFadyen, professor of musicology who is currently serving as chair of the comparative literature department. As part of UCLA's ...



Omaha World-Herald

Humanities Nebraska grants $4900 to Omaha organizations; other charitable events planned
Omaha World-Herald
Humanities Nebraska donations: Humanities Nebraska recently awarded $4,900 in grants to three Omaha organizations providing humanities programs to the community: the University of Nebraska at Omaha , College of Saint Mary and Verse Inc. Humanities ...



Harvard Crimson

Reading List of Flagship Humanities Course Evolves
Harvard Crimson
Humanities 10a and 10b, Harvard's intensive literature introduction courses for freshmen, have gradually evolved from their one semester predecessor—which was arranged around James Joyce's "Ulysses"—to a year-long class that includes a wider variety ...



Northwestern University NewsCenter

Lawrence Venuti wins Global Humanities Translation Prize
Northwestern University NewsCenter
EVANSTON - Northwestern University Press and the University's Global Humanities Initiative have selected Lawrence Venuti as the winner of the second annual $5,000 Global Humanities Translation Prize for a translation-in-progress of a global literary or ...



What Next-Gen Digital Humanities Looks Like
EdSurge
In the humanities, where pots of money tend to be smaller than in the sciences, a little can go a long way. It's often not just the size of the grant but who's giving it that matters. For 10 years now, the Office of Digital Humanities at the National ...



Report busts myth of unemployable humanities grads
The Seattle Times
While 42 percent of humanities majors said they had enough money, their financial satisfaction wasn't too far below that of engineers, 51 percent of whom said they had enough money to do what they wanted to do. Unemployment among humanities majors ...



Harvard Crimson

Protest as Poetry at the “Migration and the Humanities” Conference ...
Harvard Crimson
The Feb. 8 and 9 “Migration and the Humanities” conference, organized by the Mahindra Humanities Center, set out to illustrate a point: that the humanities are a powerful way of understanding the modern migratory experience. The conference, held in the ...

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The Lafayette (blog)

Studies show increased desirability for humanities majors after graduation
The Lafayette (blog)
As Lafayette announced a new endowed professorship this week aimed at combining engineering and the liberal arts, research has been showing growing appreciation and need for skills associated with a humanities-based education. Inside Higher Ed reported ...



Inside Higher Ed

Study finds humanities majors land jobs and are happy in them
Inside Higher Ed
What's the worst college major for your career, according to Forbes? Anthropology and archaeology. Kiplinger's says to stay away from religious studies, music, anthropology and art history. Such warnings are common these days. And liberal arts ...
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Billings Gazette

2019 Governor's Humanities Awards nominations sought
Billings Gazette
Humanities Montana seeks nominations for the 2019 Governor's Humanities Awards, to be conferred at a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda on Feb. 7, 2019. The organization especially welcomes nominations of individuals age 40 years and younger, in order to ...


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