My Sinchew/ Kooky

Fasten your seatbelts and prepare... to stay at home

Looking for that perfect gift for the aviation fan who has everything? One Japanese airline has the answer: a seat from a retired jumbo jet.


Man offering free plane tickets to 'Elizabeth Gallagher' finds his ex's stand-in

The man who shot to international fame for offering a free around-the-world plane ticket to any Canadian woman named Elizabeth Gallagher, has found his travel companion.


World Pizza Champion tops pizza with 99 cheeses

An Australian pizza maker who boasts the title of World Pizza Champion has created a pie topped with 99 cheeses.


McDonald's Japan rations chips despite emergency airlift

McDonald's in Japan said Tuesday it is having to ration french fries, despite having airlifted in more than 1,000 tonnes of potatoes, as eateries grapple with a crippling chip shortage.


Angels, devils descend on Polish village

Wearing paper wings and tin-foil halos, hundreds of "angels" descended on a Polish mountain village over the weekend for an annual festival meant to rouse the sleepy locale out of its winter lull.


100 couples wed in Las Vegas on 'luckiest day of the year'

The stars aligned for about a hundred couples in Las Vegas over the weekend, who exchanged or renewed vows on the last sequential date of the 21st century: 12/13/2014.


Smelling sweet: the Bulgarian deodorant that you eat

There are sprays, roll-ons and sticks. Now one Bulgarian candy-maker is offering a new kind of deodorant: in the form of delicious sweets.


A 3D printer pattern for the light saber from 'Star Wars VII'

Le FabStore, a French outfit specializing in 3D printing solutions, uploaded a free series of patterns that allow fans to print and assemble a crossguarded lightsaber like the one seen in the first trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."


Three-year-old slice of royal wedding cake sells for $6,000

An entrepreneur in Silicon Valley has ponied up $6,000 for a slice of three-year-old wedding cake served at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.


McDonald's Canada fights fry theft with 'Fry Defender'

In a cheeky new marketing campaign, McDonald’s Canada has created a mobile app that turns smartphones into ‘frime’ fighting mobile machines in an attempt to stem the troubling tide in fry theft.