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  • International Bornean Frog Race, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia Borneo is no stranger to races. There’s the International Bird Race, the Borneo International Marathon, and a hodgepodge of Sabah Adventure Races (one of them is a 250k marathon through the jungle. Nutters.) And now the frogs have joined the party. The International...

    Not Your Average Day at the Races — The International Bornean Frog Race

    International Bornean Frog Race, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia Borneo is no stranger to races. There’s the International Bird Race, the Borneo International Marathon, and a hodgepodge of Sabah Adventure Races (one of them is a 250k marathon through the jungle. Nutters.) And now the frogs have joined the party. The International…

  • Good Vibrations Antique Vibrator Museum, San Francisco, California “The electric vibrator preceded the electric vacuum cleaner by some nine years, the electric iron by ten, and the electric frying pan by more than a decade, possibly indicative of consumer priorities.” – plaque at Antique Vibrator Musuem   The vibrator didn’t...

    Good Vibrations: Fleshing Out the Antique Vibrator Museum

    Good Vibrations Antique Vibrator Museum, San Francisco, California “The electric vibrator preceded the electric vacuum cleaner by some nine years, the electric iron by ten, and the electric frying pan by more than a decade, possibly indicative of consumer priorities.” – plaque at Antique Vibrator Musuem   The vibrator didn’t…

  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Muscat, Oman “We used to have the world’s largest carpet, but then the Emiratis came when they were building the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi, measured ours, and now they have the title. We also used to have the world’s largest chandelier, but then the...

    Putting the Grand in Oman’s Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

    Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Muscat, Oman “We used to have the world’s largest carpet, but then the Emiratis came when they were building the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi, measured ours, and now they have the title. We also used to have the world’s largest chandelier, but then the…

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