The five major oceanic gyres from “The terrifying true story of the garbage that could kill the whole human race”
During the Middle ages, and even in the Renaissance and until the 18th century, eyelashes were not styled. Women, in general, removed eyelashes and eyebrows in order to give more importance to the forehead, which was the most important feature in females’ faces at that time.
Women were not supposed to exhibit their hair in public, and by several ecclesiastical edicts, the Catholic Church condemned that practice as an offense to God and the church, and a sin. It obviously included eyebrows and eyelashes.
image: Petrus Christus, Portrait of a Young Woman (detail), Netherlandish, c. 1470
The residents’ letterboxes, Kisho Kurokawa’s Nakagin Capsule Tower, Tokyo.
Remember when the TSA used so called “porno-scanners” to X-ray people at airports? Fun fact about that, according to some researchers: You can actually get weapons through them unnoticed. Oops.
P.S.: Sorry for the TSA nudity.
Saint-Pierre church, Firminy, 2006, Le Corbusier
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