America in the s was rapt with concern for morality and decency. As the greatest generation returned home to a baby boom, the family became inextricably tied to social identity—an identity that would become challenged in the 60s as boomers grew up. It was during this time—when the family we had fought for was under apparent attack—that one organization stepped forward to fight for common decency.
Paul Kooiker is among the most interesting conceptual photographers currently working in the Netherlands. Although his work consists of photographic images, he is not so much a photographer as a sculptor and installation artist. In his latest installation, 'Nude Animal Cigar', Kooiker looks back over his twenty-year career.
Nudity is sometimes used as a tactic during a protest to attract public attention to a causeand sometimes promotion of public nudity is itself the objective of a nude protest. The tactic has been used by other groups later in the century, especially after the s. Like public nudity in general, cultural and legal acceptance of nudity as a tactic in protest also varies around the world.
A Moscow petting zoo, which allows visitors to enter enclosures and interact with animals, has filed a lawsuit against an advertising company for having rented a raccoon for a nude photoshoot. The zoo Animals are not a toy says its raccoon was left traumatised, demoralised and was sexually harassed during the photoshoot, which the company Art-Msk said would advertise blankets and towels. But in photos and a video, published by the advertising studio and circulating the Internet, the raccoon can be seen being held by a topless model.
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By supporting a cruelty-free company, you are helping a good cause and the movement towards ending animal testing practices. With scientific methods improving every day, animal testing alternatives are stronger than ever. There is a range of different testing methods available that are often considered more reliable and efficient than animal tests.
The history of nudity involves social attitudes to nudity in different cultures in history. It is not known when humans began wearing clothes, although there is some archaeological evidence to indicate that clothing may have become commonplace in human society around 72, years ago. Anthropologists believe that animal skins and vegetation were adapted into coverings as protection from cold, heat and rain, especially as humans migrated to new climates; alternatively, covering may have been invented first for other purposes, such as magic, decoration, cult, or prestige, and later found to be practical as well.
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Two major inbred strains of immuno-deficient mice are used to study the immune system and transplantation. These are nude mice, and SCID mice. A nude mouse is an inbred strain whose thymus gland is missing or damaged, resulting in a deficient immune system. They have a very small number of T-lymphocytes, which are essential to the immune response.