Archive for November, 2010

The Solar Energy Bra: a response to rising oil prices

Lingerie manufacturers Triumph International unveil their latest effort to tackle rising oil prices – the solar energy bra.

The bra can generate a small amount of energy thanks to its attached solar panel. This happens when it’s exposed to sunlight or electric lighting. The electric power of the bra is strong enough to charge a cell phone or an iPod.

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The Shopping Bag Bra: another weird bra from Triumph

In Tokyo, Japan, plastic shopping bags are bad news for the environment. Well now the problem has been solved for half the population with an eco friendly bra made by the same company that brought you The Putting Mat Bra, Triumph International. Not only is this bra made of recycled polyester, it can be transformed into a shopping bag!

Ladies, save the planet using your bra!

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The Putting Bra from Japan’s lingerie creator Triumph

If you think the Man Bra is weird, well check this out.

Ever been in the middle of something, then realized you really want a game of golf? Well the Japanese lingerie manufacturer Triumph have come up with a solution: a putting mat bra. The bra can be transformed into a 1.5 meter long putting green which is fully equipped along with a special skirt to ensure silence during the game.

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The Man Bra from Japan’s online lingerie Wishroom

Japanese online lingerie shop Wishroom has recently unveiled a strange addition to its new product line: the Man Bra. Strangely, the $30-dollar Man Bra is now Wishroom’s fastest-selling men’s garment. The Man Bra comes in three colours – black, white, and of course, pink.

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Domino’s Pizza in Japan offers $31,000 per hour part-time job

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of its arrival in Japan, Domino’s Pizza Japan is set to hire one lucky person at the rate of $31,000 for an hour’s worth of work in December 2010, which requires neither experience nor education, only that applicants must be over 18.

A company spokesman declined to provide further details until Nov. 10, but the company’s website said that anyone who wants the job will need to file an application. Those passing to the next stage will undergo an interview.

According to the government, the average hourly wage of part-time workers in Japan is around $12.

Domino's Pizza Japan

Domino's Pizza Japan - Koji Sasahara, AP