2011

Chilean artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz created a dress made entirely of zippers. Any zipper can be unzipped and therefore the dress can be customised in various ways.

dress made of zippers

It is pretty creative, although it is hard to imagine anyone wearing it outside a fashion show.
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Earlier, I wrote about a man who has kept his arm raised for 38 years to please Shiva deity. I think I have just found his soulmate.

Kailash Singh, a 65 year old farmer, has not bathed or cut his hair since 1974. He stopped washing or cutting hair soon after he married, when a local priest told him this would help him to have a son. Sadly, the man has had 7 daughters since then and not a single son.

Man has not taken a shower for 37 years

Man has not taken a shower for 37 years

The trader told the BBC audience that Goldman Sachs rules the world and not governments; he said that people should learn how to make money on the imminent market collapse, and that they should protect their assets now. This jaw-dropping insight left me thinking whether I should wait for another 3 months before buying a house.

The 11-meter high statue known as The Middle Finger is created by the Italian contemporary artist Maurizio Cattelan, whose provocative works also include a sculpture of Pope John Paul being hit by a meteorite. The sculptor granted the statue to the city of Milan on the condition that it would always remain in front of the Stock Exchange building.

The middle finger statue by Milano Stock Exchange building

Despite the installation has fuelled criticism among local politicians and intellectuals who are calling to remove it, Milan city council has decided to keep the statue where it is at least until May 2012. According to Ste­fano Boeri – Milan city plan­ner – most Milanese want to keep the sculpture because it makes them think and provokes controversial emotions.

I’d keep it for honesty.

Contrary to what many may think, iPhones are most often used for texting – not for calling, as recent research suggests.

iPhones are mostly used for texting and not for calling

Below is an infographic that surfaces many interesting facts about the iPhone.
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Obersee lake is located in Germany in Berchtesgaden National Park. Explore the 360 panoramic photo. I would love to spend a weekend there.

Does it mean men think too much or does it take less to make a woman happy?

The average woman smiles 62 times a day and the average man only 8

The birds became the property of the monarch in the 12th century.

Most swans in the UK are owned by the Queen

Pillow Talk is a pretty useful gadget that adds intimacy and the feeling of close presence to distant relationships.

There is a pillow that connects distant lovers through heart beating

Pillow Talk is a project aiming to connect long distance lovers. Each person has a pillow for their bed and a ring sensor which they wear to sleep at night. The sensor wirelessly communicates with the other person’s pillow; when one person goes to bed, their lover’s pillow begins to glow softly to indicate their presence. Placing your head on the pillow allows you to hear the real-time heartbeat of your loved one.

via joannamontgomery.com

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