We know we've mentioned the dangers of sun exposure a time or two (or more), but it turns out it's not just modern science (and us) that's nudging it out of style. British newspaper The Telegraph published a timeline of the waxing and waning of the suntan.
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The whole thing is interesting, but to give you a few highlights: in 1903, scientific research on the affect of sunlight on infectious diseases compelled people to tan for their health. And until the early 20th century, "sunbather" was synonymous with "nudist."
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We'll leave it at that!
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