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January 23, 2018

On January 23, 2018, twelve camels were disqualified from the King Abdulaziz Camel Beauty Contest in Saudi Arabia. Why? It was discovered that their owners had used botox on the camel’s lips to make them bigger and poutier. Close Bookmark and Share This Page Save to Browser Favorites / BookmarksAskbackflipblinklistBlogBookmarkBloglinesBlogMarksBlogsvineBuddyMarksBUMPzee!CiteULikeConnoteadel.icio.usDiggdiigoDotNetKicksDropJackdzoneFacebookFarkFavesFriendsitefolkd.comFurlGoogleJamespotJeqqKaboodlekirtsylinkaGoGoLinkedInMa.gnoliaMister WongMixxMySpaceNetvouzNewsvineoneviewOnlyWirePlugIMPropellerRedditSegnaloShoutwireSimpySlashdotSurphaceSphinnSpurlSquidooStumbleUponTechnoratiThisNextTwitterWebrideWindows LiveYahoo!Email This to a Friend  Link … Continue reading

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May 19, 1935

On May 19, 1935, T. E. Lawrence, famed British archaeologist, army officer, diplomat, and writer died in England from the injuries he received in a motorcycle crash. Before his accident, he had received international fame for the books written about his activities in Arabia during the First World War and became known as Lawrence of … Continue reading

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April 7, 1864

On April 7, 1864, the first camel race was put on by Samuel McLenegham in Sacramento, California. Mr. McLenegham had purchased the camels from the US Army after its failed attempt to establish a Camel Corp that could transport goods and mail across the America desert. What the US Army failed to understand was that … Continue reading

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