A tribute to Anthony Bourdain

Chef, writer, TV host and producer, Anthony Bourdain has entertained the world for more than a decade since he exploded into the media scene in the early 2000’s. In June 2018, millions around the world were left in shock when it was reported that popular chef and travel documentarian Anthony Bourdain died at the age […]

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Home towns the new frontier for young Malaysians

Saloma’s villagestay is in Straits Times ! Mr Kam said he had to learn from scratch necessary skills such as carpentry and house building, and even gardening. Said Ms Saloma Gugug, another hometown entrepreneur: “It really depends on your passion, you need to be willing to keep trying new things and learning new things.” Five […]

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Bornéo, l’histoire du poivre du Sarawak – Invitation au voyage

Sur l’île de Bornéo, dans une région de la Malaisie appelée le Sarawak, autour de la ville de Kuching, est cultivé un poivre considéré comme l’un des meilleurs au monde. L’histoire du poivre de Bornéo c’est aussi l’histoire d’un formidable melting-pot : tribus indigènes, chinois, indiens, arabes et européens forment une culture aux influences multiples. Découvrez […]

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Orangutan from Borneo photographed using a spear tool to fish

Posted by Kambiz Kamrani in Anthropology.net Tool use among orangutans was first documented by Carel van Schaik. In 1994, Carel observed orangutans developing tools to help themselves eat, while conducting field work in Gunung Leuser National Park, in the northwest Sumatra. Specifically the orangutans were using sticks to pry open pulpy fruits that have “Plexiglas needles” capable of delivering […]

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Adorable Orangutan Sees A Magic Trick

An orangutan gets taken in by a zoo visitor’s magic trick – and rolls around in hysterics at the disappearing act.  In it, the ape watches from its enclosure as a man produces a polystyrene cup and lid. He places an unripened chestnut inside but then secretly removes it. And when the ape is shown the empty cup he sits in disbelief before […]

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