Image of the Day: 7 May 2015


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US Marines

US Marines aboard the USS San Antonio participating in what is called a Marine swarm?
(correct me if I’m wrong).


Why are Tattoos synonymous with Sailors?


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Sailor and his ink

IN 1991, A FROZEN BODY WAS DISCOVERED WITH 57 TATTOOS.  IT WAS 5000 YEARS OLD.  TATTOOS HAVE ALSO BEEN FOUND ON MUMMIES AND 3,000-YEAR-OLD FIGURINGS.  IN SOME ANCIENT CULTURES, IT WAS MATTER OF RELIGION.  IN OTHERS, IT WAS A MARK OF WEALTH AND ARISTOCRACY. IN HAWAII, TATTOOS WERE USED TO SAFEGUARD HEALTH (UNTIL STICK-IN-THE-MUD MISSIONARIES MADE THEM STOP).
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