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Body painting

Body painting is a form of body art where artwork is painted directly onto the human skin. Unlike tattoos and other forms of body art, body painting is temporary, lasting several hours or sometimes up to a few weeks. Body painting, limited to the face is known as "face painting". Body painting is referred to as "temporary tattoo". Large scale or full-body painting is more referred to as body painting, while smaller or more detailed work can sometimes be referred to as temporary tattoos. Body painting with a grey or white paint made from natural pigments including clay, chalk and cattle dung is traditional in many tribal cultures. Worn during cultural ceremonies, it is believed to assist with the moderation of body heat and the use of striped patterns may reduce the incidence of biting insects, it still survives in this ancient form among Indigenous Australians and in parts of Africa and Southeast Asia, as well as in New Zealand and the Pacific islands. A semi-permanent form of body painting known as Mehndi, using dyes made of henna leaves, is practiced in India on brides.

Since the late 1990s, Mehndi has become popular amongst young women in the Western world. Many indigenous peoples of Central and South America paint jagua tattoos, or designs with Genipa americana juice on their bodies. Indigenous peoples of South America traditionally use annatto, huito, or wet charcoal to decorate their faces and bodies. Huito is semi-permanent, it takes weeks for this black dye to fade. Body painting is not always large pieces on nude bodies, but can involve smaller pieces on displayed areas of otherwise clothed bodies. There has been a revival of body painting in Western society since the 1960s, in part prompted by the liberalization of social mores regarding nudity and comes in sensationalist or exhibitionist forms. Today there is a constant debate about the legitimacy of body painting as an art form; the current modern revival could be said to date back to the 1933 World's Fair in Chicago when Max Factor, Sr. and his model Sally Rand were arrested for causing a public disturbance when he body-painted her with his new make-up formulated for Hollywood films.

Body art today evolves to the works more directed towards personal mythologies, as Jana Sterbak, Rebecca Horn, Youri Messen-Jaschin, Jacob Alexander Figueroa or Javier Perez. Body painting is sometimes used as a method of gaining attention in political protests, for instance those by PETA against Burberry. Body painting led to a minor alternative art movement in the 1950s and 1960s, which involved covering a model in paint and having the model touch or roll on a canvas or other medium to transfer the paint. French artist Yves Klein is the most famous for this, with his series of paintings "Anthropometries"; the effect produced by this technique creates an image-transfer from the model's body to the medium. This includes all the curves of the model's body being reflected in the outline of the image; this technique was not monotone. Joanne Gair is a body paint artist whose work appeared for the tenth consecutive year in the 2008 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, she came to prominence with an August 1992 Vanity Fair Demi's Birthday Suit cover of Demi Moore.

Her Disappearing Model was part of an episode of Ripley's Believe It or Not!. Body painting festivals happen annually across the world, bringing together professional body painters and keen amateurs. Body painting can be seen at some football matches, at rave parties, at certain festivals; the World Bodypainting Festival is a three-day festival which originated in 1998 and, held in Klagenfurt, Austria since 2017. Participants attend from over fifty countries and the event has more than 20,000 visitors. Body painting festivals that take place in North America include the North American Body Painting Championship and Body Art International Convention in Orlando, Bodygras Body Painting Competition in Nanaimo, BC and the Face Painting and Body Art Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Australia has a number of body painting festivals, most notably the annual Australian Body Art Festival in Eumundi and the Australian Body Art Awards. In Italy, the Rabarama Skin Art Festival, is a different event focused on the artistic side of body painting, highlighting the emotional impact of the painted body in a live performance more than the decorative and technical aspects of it.

This particular form of creative art is known as "Skin Art". The 1960s supermodel. Images of her in the book Transfigurations by photographer Holger Trulzsch have been emulated. Other well-known works include Serge Diakonoff's books A Fleur de Peau and Diakonoff and Joanne Gair's Paint a licious. More Dutch art photographer Karl Hammer has taken center stage with his combinations of body painting and narrative art. Following the established trend in Western-Europe, body painting has become more accepted in the United States since the early 1990s. In 2006 the first gallery dedicated to fine art body painting was opened in New Orleans by World Bodypainting Festival Champion and Judge, Craig Tracy; the Painted Alive Gallery is on Royal Street in the French Quarter. In 2009, a popular late night talk show Last Call with Carson Daly on NBC network, featured a New York-based artist Danny Setiawan who creates reproductions of masterpieces by famous artists such as

Bud Thackery

Ellis J. "Bud" Thackery was an American cinematographer who spent the bulk of his film career at Republic Pictures before transitioning to television. His first credit as a director of photography came in 1941, on the film The Gay Vagabond, he worked from that point well into the 1970s, chalking up an extensive filmography in both features and television. Thackery took part in two episodes of The Virginian, many episodes of ABC series "McHale's Navy" and many episodes of the Ironside TV series on NBC, he was nominated for an Oscar along with Howard Lydecker, William Bradford and Herbert Norsch in 1941 for Best Effects, Special Effects in the film Women in War. Working extensively in Republic's prolific series of B-Westerns and serials early in his career, he was a regular at the Iverson Movie Ranch in Chatsworth, Calif. recognized as the most filmed outdoor shooting location in movie and television history. In years, he lived in a mobile home park, built on the property of the former Iverson Movie Ranch.

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David Rindos

David Rindos was an archaeologist. He graduated with a PhD from Cornell University and subsequently held a number of short-term positions in the US, his book on the origins of agriculture, published in 1984, was hailed as a major innovative contribution to the field. In 1989, he was recruited to the University of Western Australia, where he worked until his dismissal and involvement in the Rindos affair, he died of a massive heart attack in 1996, aged 49. Rindos graduated in sociology from Cornell University in 1969. Following this, he worked in organizations including Volunteers in Service to America and New York Public Interest Research Group. In 1976, he worked in the area of palaeobiology in Cyprus, in 1977 worked in the Sula Valley Archaeological Project in Honduras, after which he returned to Cornell and earned a Masters Degree in Botany in 1980 and PhD in Anthropology and Evolutionary Biology in 1981. Rindos taught at Cornell University and in the state universities of Illinois and Michigan, the Australian National University and at the University of Western Australia, where he was involved in a controversy over management of the archaeology department and subsequently denied tenure.

While at Cornell, Rindos had a relationship with Susan Straight, daughter of editor and publisher Michael Straight. The relationship produced Willow Rindos and Noah Rindos. Michael Straight is identified in his obituary in the Vineyard Gazette as the grandfather of Willow and Noah. Rindos' best known work is "The Origins of Agriculture", in which he explained the emergence of agriculture as selective coevolution of plants and groups of people who have benefited mutually. Rindos had articles on the history of agriculture published in the journal Current Anthropology, in the Encyclopædia Britannica and in the "Illustrated History of Humankind". Rindos v Hardwick History of agriculture

Hypo helmet

The Hypo helmet, or British Smoke Hood, was an early British World War I gas mask, designed by Cluny MacPherson. The German army used poison gas for the first time against Entente troops at the Second Battle of Ypres, Belgium on 22 April 1915; as an immediate response, the British began issuing cotton wool wrapped in muslin to its troops by 3 May. This was followed by the Black Veil Respirator, invented by John Scott Haldane, which began to be issued to troops on 20 May 1915; the Black Veil was a cotton pad soaked in an absorbent solution, secured over the mouth using black cotton veiling. The veiling could be drawn up to cover the eyes, providing some protection against lachrymatory agents, however the mask itself still only provided little protection against chlorine gas, it was of fragile construction, required training to use and immobilized men during a gas attack as they were concerned about their mask coming loose. Seeking to improve on the Black Veil Respirator, Dr Cluny Macpherson created a mask made of chemical absorbing fabric and which fitted over the entire head.

MacPherson had seen a German soldier putting a bag over his head after a gas attack and sought to replicate the design. Macpherson presented his idea to the War Office Anti-Gas Department on 10 May 1915, with prototypes being developed soon after; the design was adopted by the British Army and introduced as the "British Smoke Hood" in June 1915 and manufactured until September 1915. 2.5 million mask were manufactured before being superseded by subsequent designs. The design consisted of a 50.5 cm × 48 cm canvas hood treated with chlorine-absorbing chemicals, fitted with a single rectangular mica eyepiece. It was a khaki-coloured flannel bag soaked in a solution of glycerin and sodium thiosulphate; the soldier tucked the bottom into his tunic. No inlet or exhaust valve was provided, the wearer's lungs forced the air through the material making up the bag; this primitive type of mask went through several stages of development before being superseded in 1916 by the canister gas mask. More elaborate sorbent compounds were added to further iterations of the helmet, to defeat other respiratory poison gases used such as phosgene and chloropicrin


WTSC-FM is a non-commercial campus radio station licensed to serve the greater Potsdam, New York area. The station is licensed to Knight & Day Inc.. The WTSC organization is affiliated with the Clarkson University Student Association, from whom it receives the majority of its funding. WTSC is one of the few CUSA affiliated organizations. WTSC has been on the air since November 1963, at which point it broke away from two other local college stations. WTSC provided alternative programming such as live college division I hockey broadcasts; the great student following led to the station out-living both other stations and its existence today. It airs a full-service college radio format. In January 1992, Clarkson University reached an agreement to transfer the license for this station to Knight & Day Incorporated; the transfer was approved by the FCC on April 27, 1992, the transaction was consummated on the same day. Query the FCC's FM station database for WTSC Radio-Locator information on WTSC Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WTSC

2016 South Florida Bulls football team

The 2016 South Florida Bulls football team represented the University of South Florida in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The 2016 season is the 20th season for the Bulls, their fourth as a member of the American Athletic Conference, they played their home games at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa and were led during the regular season by head coach Willie Taggart, in his fourth year. Following the regular season, but before the team's appearance in the Birmingham Bowl, Taggart left to take the head coaching vacancy at Oregon, with co-offensive coordinator T. J. Weist named as interim head coach for the bowl game. Though South Florida had been ranked as high as #2 in 2007, this was their first season finishing the season ranked. Source