History of Socks Timeline

Believe it or not socks have been around since the stone ages. They were very different from socks as we know them today. They were often made of animal skins that were tied around the ankles. In Ancient Egypt there is evidence of the existence of knitted socks and by the 8th century BC, the Greek poet Hesiod wrote of paloi – socks made of matted animal hair. They were mostly worn by actors in comedic plays. During the Middle Ages colored cloth tied around the legs and held up with garters were in popular use. Garters were placed over the top of the sock/stocking to prevent them from falling down. They were mostly worn among the more wealthy. In …

Mma-101

What is mma? Mma stands for mixed martial arts. Mixed martial arts is the blending of two or more fighting systems. The most common styles combined are striking and ground techniques. In the early days of mma competitions in the U.S., The ground fighters had an advantage because most of the stand up fighters were not prepared if the fight went to the ground. An interesting transformation took place. Stand up fighters began to train in submission fighting, ground fighters began to train in stand up, and a new breed of fighter was born into the world of mma in the U.S. There are several components to mma. Striking. This is where the fighter attempts to punch, kick, elbow, or …

Unique Photo Projects Of Capturing Special Moments

You dont really have to be a professional photographer to be able to capture special moments with family on camera. If you have a digital camera and you know how to snap pictures at the right moment, you can already create some really interesting photo collection. Getting Started One of the most interesting photo projects that you could start is a creative memories collection for the whole family. This is rather an ambitious project especially if you belong to a big family but if you can easily pull this off with the help of the Hewlett-Packard (HP) Photosmart All-in-One products. The printing & amp, and digital imaging system, of HP is very reliable and easy to use so you do …

History of Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is plastic surgery that can be used to improve the look of the nose or improve its function. Cosmetic rhinoplasty makes the nose more beautiful, while medical rhinoplasty improves the function of the nose and is referred to as reconstructive rhinoplasty. The word rhinoplasty originates from two Greek words: rhinos and plastikos. Rhinos means nose in Greek and plastikos means to shape. The first known instances of successful rhinoplasty were carried out in India in 600 B.C. An Indian surgeon named Sushata Samgita used surgery and skin reconstructions to improve the shape of noses that had been injured or cut off. Cutting of the nose or nose tip was a common way of punishing thieves in India during this …