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Henna and Palmistry, Hand in Hand

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Much like henna body art, ancient palmistry was a practice common to many different cultures and countries such as India, Tibet, China, Persia, Samaria, Israel, and Babylonia. One theory suggests palmistry’s roots are in Hindu astrology, and from India the art of palmistry spread to those other lands, also progressing …

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Rules? There Are No Rules in a Street Fight!

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The statement that titles this article is from a classic Western, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, but it can just as easily apply to a back alley brawl, a bar clash, a mugging, a free-for-all, or an abusive situation. Like most every absolutist position, there are exceptions, and there …

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COSPLAY BELLYDANCE: EVOLUTION OF A FANTASY

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Cosplay belly dance is an interesting genre of belly dance, since we dance in elaborate costumes anyway. It is a relatively new offshoot of fantasy belly dance. However, most of the characters in cosplay belly dance are drawn from sci-fi, comics, movies, or some aspect of pop culture that has …

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