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Cartoonist Makes World’s Largest Hand Drawn Maze–But He May Not Get into the Record Books

Joe Wos, a cartoonist, has long desired to get into the Guinness Book of World Records. As he neared his fortieth birthday, he formulated a specific record that he could set: the world’s largest hand drawn maze. Wos approached Guinness with his idea: Guinness accepted Mr. Wos’s proposal on condition that it be 10 square meters, [...]

Personalized Zippo Lighters from the Vietnam War

The indomitable Zippo lighter was an essential tool for American soldiers during the Vietnam War. Many soldiers engraved messages, patterns and symbols into theirs. You can view a gallery of examples at the link. Content warning: foul language. Link -via Nag on the Lake | Photo: Cowan’s Auctions