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Ear Stretching Amongst Tribes

No matter how small or large, isolated or integrated, culture holds meaning for its participants, brining invaluable richness to their lives. Culture tends to be fluid, slowly changing with time like a landscape. Many tribes worldwide have preserved their traditions, yet we now find even they are becoming touched by the changes they’ve escaped for […]

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A Fleshed Out History of Ear Stretching

Intrinsic repetition of human cultural norms never fails to make me stop and look twice. During centuries too long ago for most people to care about, seeds of modern trends were planted, and continue to grow and permeate societies worldwide. The practice of stretching ones earlobes is certainly not new, and has come a long […]

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