Don’t leave your fellow Planet Rock listeners out this summer. If you’re getting bored of the classic dinner date, and have found yourself going to the same restaurants, ordering the same food and having the same conversations, then why not shake things up a little? Admit it - you’ve been living in your hometown for a while now and you still don’t know where the museum is, you still haven’t climbed the church spire and you still haven’t visited that major tourist attraction that you tell all your friends about!Open up your local paper and turn to the gig listings, shut your eyes and pick one.
The next month, on 21 November, Matthew Rosen and Joe Ackerman surpassed this feat, with a new world record time of 15 hours, 30 minutes and 45 seconds certified in the latest edition of the Guinness Book of Records on page 111.
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Archaeological ruins and ancient texts show that handshaking – also known as dexiosis – was practiced in ancient Greece as far back as the 5th century BC; a depiction of two soldiers shaking hands can be found on part of a 5th-century BC funerary stele on display in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin (stele SK1708) There are various customs surrounding handshakes, both generically and specific to certain cultures: The handshake is commonly done upon meeting, greeting, parting, offering congratulations, expressing gratitude, or completing an agreement.
In sports or other competitive activities, it is also done as a sign of good sportsmanship.
Certain diseases such as scabies are known to spread the most through direct skin-to-skin contact.