29 Jan '13, 5pm

@MichellePhan A brief history lesson about #nailpolish...

Even though a perfect manicure adds a definite mod-feel to an outfit or beauty look, the concept of nail décor dates back to approximately 5,000 BC in India where it's believed that people used henna to color their fingers. Both the Ancient Chinese and Ancient Egyptians used nail polish as a status symbol for wealth and power. Nefertiti and Cleopatra both wore red nails, which only royalty was allowed to wear. Some historians say that if anyone from the lower classes were to be caught wearing nail polish, they'd be hit with the death sentence. Talk about going to extremes for beauty! The idea of the modern manicure came into popular culture in the 1900s. Women began clipping their fingernails with small pairs of scissor, the emery board was invented in 1910, and women's magazines like Vogue began offering advice on how to care for your nails. But the real coup came in 192...

Full article: http://michellephan.com/blog/post/michelle-phan-history-l...

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5-year history of #Google!

5-year history of #Google!

threadwatch.org 03 Feb '13, 9pm

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A little lesson on the 'history' of Sabah and saudara @anwaribrahim 's HIS-story #rcisabah

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At 105, Alyce Dixon has witnessed a lot of history. Read about her service during WWII and her secret to a long life

At 105, Alyce Dixon has witnessed a lot of hist...

va.gov 31 Jan '13, 2pm

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SneakerWatch's Top 15 Black History Month Sneakers (@nikebasketball @nikesportswear)

SneakerWatch's Top 15 Black History Month Sneak...

sneakerwatch.com 28 Jan '13, 7pm

Over the past few years, sneaker companies such as Nike and Jordan Brand have produced several footwear and apparel produc...

[email protected] has made a big improvement in putti...

pgatour.com 30 Jan '13, 8pm

Josh Teater's first three seasons on the PGA TOUR were by all accounts a success -- he qualifield for the FedExCup Playoff...