From gold-capped teeth to golden bridges – 4,000 years of dental work

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Health and Medicine | 0 comments

From gold-capped teeth to golden bridges – 4,000 years of dental work
In one form or another, dentistry has been in existence for at least 4,000 years; however tooth extraction and toothache remedies go back much further. The study of ancient remains revealed the creativity in the application of cosmetic and surgical dental practices performed thousands of years back. Dentistry in Indus valley civilization The evidences of the earliest form of dentistry are from Indus Valley Civilization, which dates back to 7000 BC.  Sites in India and Pakistan have revealed about the dental practices used for (more…) Read More

Evolution of the sunglasses

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Beauty and Style | 0 comments

Evolution of the sunglasses
It all started in the Arctic when Eskimos came with wooden or antler sunglasses for better vision and reducing glare. Around 60 A.D., Roman Emperor used emerald green gemstone to lessen the sun’s glare in order to watch the gladiator games. In the 12 century, the Chinese invented sunglasses to defend from the sun’s rays. Soon, the Chinese judges began wearing the smoke-colored quartz to hide their facial expressions during the trial. In the 18th century, Englishman James Ayscough experimented with blue and green (more…) Read More