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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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Humanities Happy Hour brings lectures outside the classrom
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Everyone likes a good happy hour, but on the third Wednesday of every month at Top of the Hill's Back Bar, bar patrons will also hear lectures and discussion on topics in the humanities. Humanities Happy Hour is a free program hosted by the Carolina ...

Minnesota Humanities Center - 2nd tour of 'We Are Water MN' coming to Crookston - Crookston Daily Times

Minnesota Humanities Center - 2nd tour of 'We Are Water MN' coming to Crookston
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The Minnesota Humanities Center, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and their statewide partners announce that their popular statewide exhibit, We Are Water MN, will be continuing in 2018 - spanning the state at eight host sites for the 2018 ...

Oregon Humanities Center announces 2018?19 faculty fellows - AroundtheO

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Oregon Humanities Center announces 2018?19 faculty fellows
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Fellowships support faculty research or course development in the humanities, including literature; philosophy; history; religion; ethics; the history, theory and criticism of the arts; and the historical or interpretive aspects of the social and ...

Funding opportunities for arts and humanities projects topic of Jan. 17 forum - Penn State News

Funding opportunities for arts and humanities projects topic of Jan. 17 forum
Penn State News
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. ? Penn State faculty, staff and students can find out about funding opportunities for projects relating to the arts, humanities or both at an upcoming forum from 2 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17, in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno ...

A Defender of the Humanities | City Journal - City Journal

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A Defender of the Humanities | City Journal
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The unexpected death of Bruce Cole last week has been a shock to all those who care about humanistic learning. Cole led the National Endowment for the Humanities during George W. Bush's presidency, reorienting the agency toward the support of non ...
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'India Remixed': IU launches second Global Arts and Humanities Festival - IU Newsroom

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'India Remixed': IU launches second Global Arts and Humanities Festival
IU Newsroom
"This festival has been a delight to plan; IU has many rich and dynamic ties to India and Indian culture," said Ed Comentale, professor of English, associate vice provost for arts and humanities, and chair of the IU Bloomington Arts and Humanities ...

Mellon Foundation Awards UTEP, EPCC $2M Humanities Grant - KRWG

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Mellon Foundation Awards UTEP, EPCC $2M Humanities Grant
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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a more than $2 million grant to The University of Texas at El Paso and El Paso Community College (EPCC) to establish The Humanities Collaborative. UTEP will receive nearly $1.4 million and EPCC will receive ...

Bill Sprouse is Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) Volunteer of the Month for January - Cape May County Herald

Cape May County Herald

Bill Sprouse is Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) Volunteer of the Month for January
Cape May County Herald
"The program was extremely well-attended," said Mary Stewart, MAC's Chief Outreach Strategist and coordinator of the Friends of the Physick Estate. "We had so much interest in this program from the start. Bill took us on a captivating journey as he ...

Humanities and Social Science: Degrees with heart and relevance - Study International News

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Humanities and Social Science: Degrees with heart and relevance
Study International News
?Our culture is more shaped by the arts and humanities than it often is by politics.? ? Jim Leach. The popularity of subjects steeped in science and technology has surged in recent years. With the pervasive nature of technology and digitisation, it is ...

Questions That Matter public humanities series to explore 'Freedom and Race' - UC Santa Cruz (press release)

UC Santa Cruz (press release)

Questions That Matter public humanities series to explore 'Freedom and Race'
UC Santa Cruz (press release)
The evening will feature a conversation with UC Santa Cruz humanities dean Tyler Stovall and history of art and visual culture professor Jennifer González, moderated by history professor and Humanities Institute director Nathaniel Deutsch. The ...

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