A Short History of Beard Styles

A Short History of Beard Styles 1

Beards have had many uses during the history of humans.  Early humans used beards for warmth and intimidation.  In current times, they  have been used to show masculinity, royalty, fashion, and status. Prehistoric men grew beards for warmth, intimidation and protection.  Facial hair kept prehistoric men warm and it also protected their mouths from sand, dirt, …

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The Complete History of Social Media: A Timeline of the Invention of Online Networking

The Complete History of Social Media: A Timeline of the Invention of Online Networking 3

Social media has become an integral part of all of our lives. We use it to connect with friends and family, to catch up on current events, and, perhaps most importantly, to entertain ourselves. This is why just under 70 percent of Americans, and more than 2.6 billion active users globally, use social networking sites. However, this …

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The Development of Constantinople, AD 324-565

The Development of Constantinople, AD 324-565 5

The city of Constantinople, capital of the late Roman and Byzantine Empire’s, was one of the last great ancient cities. Located at the mouth of the Bosporus straights and controlling access between the Mediterranean and Black Seas, Constantinople was strategically located to control the lucrative trade routes to the east. Between the cities dedication in AD …

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The History of Buddhism

The History of Buddhism 6

Seated but immense, with his eyes closed in meditation and reflection, the giant, austere statues of the Great Buddha look over a population of adherents that stretches from Indonesia to Russia and from Japan to the Middle East. His gentle philosophy also appeals to many believers scattered all over the world. Somewhere between 500 million …

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