Gingham check or stripe originates from Malaysia and was imported to Europe and America in the 1700s. The Masai people have worn it for in traditonal dress for its said thousands of years. Its a woven or printed cotton striped or checked with two colours. A truly international fabric the check can be found in women's dress in probably every country in the world. I love all the different ways its layered and used in different cultures. An interesting thought is that the two colours represent…
Ancient Siva Temples (Kedarnath to Rameswaram) on Straight Line - Mysteries
Siva temples from Kedarnath till Rameswaram with Kaleshwaram, Sri Kalahasti, Kanchipuram, Chidambaram aligned in a geographic straight line at 79° E 41'54"
A map of the places mentioned in Kalki's Ponniyin Selvan. Ponniyin Selvan's starts at Kadambur where a young warrior Vandiya Devan arrives bearing messages from the Crown Prince to the King (his father) and Princess Kundavai (his sister).
Facebook’s latest front in the war on nipples: banning historic Indonesian photos
The pictures reveal "a valuable aspect of Indonesian history," says the young woman who posted them—and had her account blocked.