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A Concise History of the Bong

            One of the most popular ways to enjoy tobacco products, the all glass bong has been a staple of every smoker's -and headshop's- shelf since the early 1990's. However, the glass water pipe was preceded by different construction methods and materials for a few millenia.     ~400 BC Caucasus Mountains, Southern Russia             Thousands of years ago, a fierce nomadic tribe ruled western and central Eurasia. These nomads, known as Scythians, were written about by the Greek historian Herodotus. The Scythians were a group of Iranian people, as well as Eurasian nomads. Herodotus chronicled their mounted warfare tactics,...

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