My Sinchew/ Kooky

A fetish for full body suits in Japan

By day, she is a mild-mannered office clerk, whose modest make-up and conservative hairstyle make her blend in to any crowd.


Would you let a shop window tell you what to wear?

An interactive store window that analyzes what you're wearing and recommends a personalized new outfit based on your age, gender and complexion could be the next big thing in virtual shopping technology.


The new mirror that takes your selfie for you

Awkwardly angled selfies could be a thing of the past as fans of the trend could soon have a simple, hands-free photo tool at their disposal in the form of the ‘SELFIE' Mirror.


Look out! Here comes the Spider-Man ice cream

What’s red, blue and striped all over? Why, the latest Spider-Man inspired ice cream, of course.


Spain town hires poo 'detective' to spy on dog owners

Fed up of dog dirt underfoot on its streets, a Spanish town has hired a detective to catch owners who fail to pick up after their pets, officials said Wednesday.


Swinging voter? Man with 39 wives courted in India election

As India holds the latest round of its mammoth elections Friday, one man -- polygamist and sect leader Zionnghaka Chana -- has become the voter every local politician wants to know.


Virgin Galactic launches search for boy behind spaceline idea

Sir Richard Branson has launched a worldwide appeal to help him find the child who, 26 years ago, asked a question that inspired him to launch his commercial spaceline Virgin Galactic.


Tunisia battles to save Star Wars desert set from sand

Tunisia on Tuesday announced a new international fundraising campaign to reclaim the set where numerous Star Wars scenes were filmed from the encroaching desert.


Grad student finds out where bee stings hurt the most

A Cornell University graduate student set out to answer a simple question: what is the most painful place to be stung by a honeybee? The response was determined using the Schmidt Sting Pain Index over a month of daily, self-inflicted pain.


Foodini 'prints' any meal in 3D

Natural Machines, a Spanish start-up, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a 3D printer devoted entirely to food. The Foodini -- which is in theory capable of printing any dish -- has already demonstrated its ability to produce pizza, brownies, burgers and other dishes.