QUIRKY

  • High-tech sewing machine to fully automatic roti maker: Quirky gadgets displayed at CES 2015 January 10, 2015

    Las Vegas: Sure, the International CES show was chock full of connected cars, smart home sensors, music gear and computer gadgets, as you'd expect. There were even drones buzzing the 1,60,000-plus people that tromped across the 2.2 million square feet of exhibit space along the Las Vegas Strip. But if...
  • Taps, scissors and safety pins: Masaba Gupta opts for quirky motifs at WIFW March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Queen of prints Masaba Gupta took quirk to a new high with her latest autumn-winter line for Satya Paul with motifs ranging from tap, safety pins to pair of scissors. Based on the idea of deception, the collection didn't consist of the usual neons which is typical of the...
  • Kazakhstan: Boy declared 'pregnant' by doctors February 16, 2013

    Moscow: A male pregnancy is definitely a medical sensation grabbing headlines worldwide. A 15yearold Kazakh boy was recently declared pregnant, given a handful of erroneous medical prescriptions and a bill for 50,000 tenge ($330). Baizhan Aldashev was never really pregnant. But the boy was pronounced "with child" at a hospital in...