Everything You Need to Know About Nike’s Famous Swoosh Logo

At its core on a subliminal level the Nike Swoosh silhouette is a visual representation of motion and speed. Also referred to as the Nike tick, Nike check and other nicknames Swoosh itself is an onomatopoeia evoking imagery of a sprinter flying off the block. Today Nike is the world’s leading manufacturer of sports equipment,…

History of the Ian Knot – Professor Shoelace

G’day everyone, Ian Fieggen here, also known as “Professor Shoelace” – – and inventor of the “Ian Knot”, the world’s fastest shoelace knot. Now this is how the Ian Knot looks on my current website, but if we track back 35 years to 1982, that’s the very first sketches of the Ian Knot. In fact,…

Kindred Spirits – The Choctaw-Irish Bond Lives On

I suppose the background to it really is that there was an intention to reform local government here in Ireland, and part of the reform being discussed was the dissolution of town councils. So the town council here in Middleton, in anticipation of that in 2013, when putting their budget together for Middleton decided as…

How to tie shoelaces the RIGHT way | BBC Ideas

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Achilles’ Heel-meaning, pronunciation, history and usage, Idioms and Phrases

Achilles heel meaning a witness or a vulnerable point This idiom originates from the Greek mythological story of Achilles. He was an almost invincible warrior. According to the Greek mythology when Achilles was a baby his mother Thetis dipped him into the river Styx Which connects the earth and the underworld in order to make…

High heels: A surprising history | BBC Ideas

The first high heel ever was a piece of military footwear. People in West Asia had been tremendous horse riders, and that’s how they fought, they rode in the saddle and they stood up to shoot their bows and that meant you need a heel to keep you in the stirrups, nice and stable. The…

The Try Guys Wear Corsets For 72 Hours

Oh God, Oh God, Oh God! Ahhhh! Ah-hah! Okay, okay, okay, I don’t like this. I don’t like this. This is such a mistake. Today we’re gonna learn about corset history. We’re gonna get fitted with our own corsets and we’re gonna spend the weekend in those corsets [Music] Is it gonna be fun? of…

Holodomor: How Soviets brought Ukraine to heel (Honest History. Episode 7)

The Holodomor is one of the most tragic events in Ukraine’s history. The man-made famine took lives of at least 3.9 million people in 1932-1933. It is now recognized as a genocide in Ukraine and 14 other countries. But not in Russia. In fact, Russian government and Russian historians claim that the famine had natural…

How to Dance Top Rock Style : Heel-Toe Steps in Top Rock Dancing

How are you doing today? You are with Blitz the choreographer and we are here with expertvillage.com. We are about to break down some moves and we are going to break down the top rock with the heel toe. So after we come from the squat we are going to come back to the basic…