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COMMUNICATION The Selfie Pest – Amusing …!

Look at the small but great invention of Michael Käfer of Munich … NO, NOT A BAD WORD ABOUT SELFIES! I confess, I hate them but being tolerant enough, I just ignore this cosmopolitan desease. And then I came across the „Selfie Beer Mat“, an ingenious idea of the Oktoberfest host and owner of many … Continue reading »

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FASHION A Burqa Is Not Always A Burqa …

Look at the five kinds of Islamic Couture and learn the difference EVERYTIME I SAW A VEILED MUSLIM WOMAN, I thought: „Hey, another one in a Burqa!“ I was mistaken by 80 %. Because muslim women are forced to wear (but some hide their beauty voluntarily) five different outfits, depending on the grade of religiosity … Continue reading »

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VICES Even Satan Junior Smokes …

Here are the cigarettes, North Korea’s Dictator Kim loves! I’M NOT A SMOKER, but I’m always interested in the tobacco legend. And the world leaders who are nicotine junkies, especially if they are ruthless dictators. Those murderers, robbers and suppressers of freedom who cultivate an image of god-like purity and wisdom. Like the ridiculous KIM … Continue reading »

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HOTSPOTS Living

Follow Hakeem Kae-Kazim to „The Old Bisciut Mill“ in CapetownHe is a rising star in Hollywood, born in Nigeria, living in South Africa and he wonderful „Mr. Scott“ in the American TV hit series „Black Sails“: actor Hakeem Kae-Kazim. I met him recently by chance at the airport Zurich and asked him the plainest of … Continue reading »

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MODERN WONDERS Who Invented Love Locks?

You wouldn’t believe it – the Serbs, 100 years ago …No wonder, city archi- tects are laun- ching protests and I believe them: Hang some thou- sands more of those „Love Locks“ onto to rails of the river bridges and they will collaps! Basically, the idea is charming. Such a demonstration of partnership and happiness … Continue reading »

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ACCESSORIES Dinos & Mammoths are alive …

WoW! A pen from the tooth and cufflinks from the bones? Fine idea! William Henry, the very noble and creative supplier of very, very exclusive tools for the daily use, had the idea. And why not? There are enough dinosaur bones and mammoth tusks around and on the market, it was only a matter of … Continue reading »

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ACCESSORIES The Monocle comes back!

It was dead as a dodo, now they are produced again …You know what a Monocle is? This silly reading tool imperial officers, very conservative noblemen and exalted society buffs wore instead of a pair of glasses. It was a glass disc they squeezed into their eye sockets (because in most cases the eyesight was … Continue reading »

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LIVING Make Bombs To Furniture …

Why mine-sweeping is a very modern form of artLet me introduce the sculptor Mati Karmin from Estonia (Baltic States). The only one-man mine-sweeper on the globe. An artist who buys (or gets as a present) disused Russian sea-mines – the huge bombs, once floating in the oceans, with enormous nipples which are deadly fuses. Some … Continue reading »

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