Monday, September 17, 2012
Hollywood's Good Girls Gone Bad
After looking at some of the young stars of western showbiz, it looks like these young women don't hesitate in shedding their squeaky-clean images for something a little edgier. During their glamorous jaunt in showbiz, some of them lost their heads for a while and turned into the bad girls of western glamour aisles.
So let's have a look at some of the gorgeous dames of western showbiz who had frequent trysts with the controversies.
World's tallest mohawk
Japanese fashion designer Kazuhiro Watanabe, who holds the world record for the "Tallest Mohawk," poses for a photographer at a media event held by the Guinness World Records to launch their 2013 book edition in New York September 12, 2012. According to the Guinness World Records, Watanabe's do stands at 3 feet 8.6 inches. He says it took 15 years to grow it out.
Sport is not new to mankind, but the evolution of new sports has been largely dependent on the evolution of new technology. From javelin (spear) throwing, archery and chariot racing in ancient times, through bicycle, motorcycle and automobile racing in recent times, as new forms of human endeavor develop around a new technology, there's always a competition to be found. Wingsuit flying is little more than a decade old, but the spectacular nature of the endeavour has been brought together in a new competitive sport which will have its first outing with the formation of the World Wingsuit League, which will hold its first Grand Prix on October 13-14 in Hunan Province, China when the 16 best wingsuit pilots in the world will race against the clock.
When I first saw Masterji, he was squinting over a piece of fabric through spectacles so thick that his eyes looked like they belonged to a giant insect. He stood up to greet us with a smile. That’s when I realised he had no teeth. He also had a bad limp. Should someone so elderly be working at all, I wondered.
But when Ram Swarup started talking abut cuts and patterns and necklines, I realised I was in the presence of a true master.