The link between Feminism and "bra-burning" originated when protesters at Miss America threw mops, pots and pans, magazines, false eyelashes, high-heels, curlers, hairspray, makeup, girdles, corsets, and bras, into a "Freedom Trash Can". They didn't actually end up setting fire to anything. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mis…
The band of pink that proceeds the purple band of Earth's shadow at sunset is called "The belt of venus" or the antitwilight arch. The former name is not from the planet Venus, but from the girdle the Godess Venus wore. astronomytrek.com/what-is…
Andy Warhol was fortunate to survive the attempt on his life in 1968: he had been declared dead in the emergency room and had nine damaged organs. He never fully recovered: he had trouble eating and swallowing for the rest of his life and wore a girdle to hold in his bowels. blog.chron.com/40yearsaft…
The Apollo programs space suits were designed and made by the bra and girdle company 'Playtex'. smithsonianmag.com/histor…
Benjamin Franklin wrote a letter advising a friend to take an older mistress, since "covering all above with a Basket, and regarding only what is below the Girdle, it is impossible of two Women to know an old from a young one" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adv…
Benjamin Franklin once wrote an essay titled "Advice to a Friend on Choosing a Mistress" which includes the passage "below the Girdle, it is impossible of two Women to know an old from a young one." readytogoebooks.com/BF28.…
"thirty-nine places of pi suffice for computing the circumference of a circle girdling the known universe with an error no greater than the radius of a hydrogen atom." books.google.com/books?id…
The practice of girdling AKA ring-barking (the complete removal of a ring of bark on a tree) will cause the tree to die. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gir…
Neil Armstrong’s Spacesuit Was Made by a Bra Manufacturer (Playtex) smithsonianmag.com/histor…
The US Military trains special forces to go for nut shots. gunsholstersandgear.com/2…
Male bowerbirds use force perspective architecture to get more sex blogs.discovermagazine.co…

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