The Ultimate History (and Future) of Shaving

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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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The History of Boracay Island in The Philippines

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Standing on Boracay’s White Beach in the early 1970s you’d have experienced the same fine white sand and views out to sea as you do today. What’s so different now is the vibrant world that inhabits the space behind the beach. For centuries Boracay was virtually a secret. A hidden gem set into the Western …

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History of the Prepper Movement: From Paranoid Radicals to Mainstream

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They use terms like “TEOTWAWKI,” have “bug out bags” meticulously packed, and stock their pantries with buckets of emergency foods which boast shelf lives of 25 years. These individuals are called “preppers,” and they pride themselves on planning for everything from natural to EMP disasters. Today, the prepper movement is growing quickly in the US, …

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