How Long Have Humans Existed?

How long have humans existed

History both raises and answers a number of questions. Sometimes they’re specific – the dates this or that event happened, or which ruler succeeded another. Sometimes they’re more abstract or philosophical, such as tracking the rise and evolution of religious or political movements. But one of the simplest questions, yet perhaps the hardest, remains – …

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The Ultimate History (and Future) of Shaving

The Ultimate History (and Future) of Shaving 1

Like other modifications to one’s outside appearance, the choice to shave and develop a beard has had an important role in male fashion and self-representation throughout history. Ancient shaving techniques, which relied on dull blades, required painful plucking and exfoliation to get any kind of clean-shaven look, meaning men generally preferred to let their beards …

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