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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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Students at Reed College disrupted a humanities lecture for allegedly being too Eurocentric
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Reed College professors cancelled the first Humanities 110 ?Introduction To Humanities: Greece and the Ancient Mediterranean? lecture of the school year after student protestors interrupted the class, protesting the syllabus, which they say is too ...

Kentucky Humanities hosts community conversation on race relations at Lyric Theater - Lexington Herald Leader

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Kentucky Humanities hosts community conversation on race relations at Lyric Theater
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Aunt Jemima and the Complexities of Race, a community conversation about stereotypes and race relations, will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lyric Theatre, 300 East Third Street. The program is free and open to the public. Discussion begins with a ...

As more students get graduate degrees in the humanities, the number of available jobs falls - The Daily Pennsylvanian

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As more students get graduate degrees in the humanities, the number of available jobs falls
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In August, Inside Higher Ed released a report of the most recent statistics gathered by Academy of Arts and Sciences for their Humanities Indicator Project, which aims to provide an nonpartisan view of the state of the humanities in the United States ...

Humanities grant winners launch projects - Yale Daily News (blog)

Humanities grant winners launch projects
Yale Daily News (blog)
In its first year, the 320 York Humanities Programming Endowment is funding three interdisciplinary projects that aim to bring together students and faculty members from across the University to engage with various topics in the humanities. The ...
Yale Graduate Studies Building to be converted to offices for Humanities DepartmentNew Haven Register

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Jill Soloway talks 'Transparent' Season 4 ahead of Chicago Humanities Festival appearance - Time Out (blog)

Time Out (blog)

Jill Soloway talks 'Transparent' Season 4 ahead of Chicago Humanities Festival appearance
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Jill Soloway, creator of Transparent and I Love Dick, returns to their hometown this fall for Chicago Humanities Festival's Fallfest/17. Though a longtime Angeleno with one of the most L.A. shows on television, Soloway grew up on the South Side of ...

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Times Higher Education names MIT No. 2 university worldwide for ... - MIT News

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Times Higher Education names MIT No. 2 university worldwide for ...
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The Times Higher Education 2018 World University Rankings has named MIT the No. 2 university in the world for arts and humanities.

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Rice Should Admit More Humanities Majors - The Rice Thresher

Rice Should Admit More Humanities Majors
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Eight percent of this year's freshman class were admitted to the School of Humanities. Out of 1,048 new students, only 83 plan on studying one of the 15 humanities majors, even though Rice considers humanities one of its four major schools. As a ...

Appalachian's Humanities Council Symposium 'Sustaining Democracy: Existence, Persistence, Resistance' Sept. 29 - Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University

Appalachian's Humanities Council Symposium 'Sustaining Democracy: Existence, Persistence, Resistance' Sept. 29
Appalachian State University
BOONE, N.C.?The Humanities Council under the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University will present a symposium titled ?Sustaining Democracy: Existence, Persistence, Resistance? from 9 a.m. ? 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 29, in the Blue ...

More Proof We Don't Need The National Endowments For The Arts And The Humanities - Forbes

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More Proof We Don't Need The National Endowments For The Arts And The Humanities
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In an article I posted here in July, I lamented the fact that the National Endowment for the Humanities had funded the research for Professor Nancy MacLean's hatchet job of a book entitled Democracy in Chains. I was sure that the government's largesse ...

SUNY Oswego Adds Multidisciplinary Minor In Digital Humanities - Oswego Daily News

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SUNY Oswego Adds Multidisciplinary Minor In Digital Humanities
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David Vampola (left) of SUNY Oswego's computer science faculty speaks with junior information science major Kingsley Ibezim, who recently added the digital new humanities minor. Vampola calls digital humanities ?the marriage of the technical with the ...

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