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Tuesday, May 15, 2007

"bon-kyu-bon."

All over Japan, retailers are scrambling to keep up with a new look known as "bon-kyu-bon." It means "big-small-big" and it signals a change in the way Japanese women look: they're getting curvier.

Japanese stores that used to keep just two or three sizes of clothing on hand are rushing to stock larger sizes. Juicy Couture, known for its figure-hugging terrycloth tracksuits, opened one of its biggest stores in Tokyo last year. And Tokyo's high-end Isetan department store, which used to relegate its bigger sizes to one corner, now prominently features larger items from designers such as Ralph Lauren, Diane von Furstenberg and DKNY.

Wacoal Corp., Japan's largest lingerie company, was once known for its super-padded brassieres. Now the company has a new best-seller: the "Love Bra," a cleavage-boosting creation with less padding, aimed at curvier women in their 20s.

Today, the average Japanese woman's hips, at 35 inches, are around an inch wider than those of women a generation older. Women in their 20s wear a bra at least two sizes larger than that of their mothers, according to Wacoal. Waist size, meanwhile, has gotten slightly smaller, accentuating many young women's curves.

The average 20-year-old is also nearly three inches taller than she was in 1950, according to government statistics, and the average foot has grown by nearly a quarter of an inch.

The physical changes are largely the result of an increasingly Westernized diet, say nutritionists. Meals that used to consist of mostly fish, vegetables and tofu now lean heavily toward an American-style menu of red meat, dairy and indulgences such as Krispy Kreme doughnuts and Cold Stone Creamery ice cream.

All this extra protein and calcium has led to longer, stronger and fuller bodies. Shinichi Tashiro, an endocrinology professor at Showa Pharmaceutical University, says the intake of extra fat tends to go to either breasts or hips in adolescent girls.

Marketers say they first started noticing more women with hourglass figures a few years ago. One of the first people to act on the change was apparel wholesaler Kazuya Kito.

In 2001, Kito founded Egoist, a trendy purveyor of slinky clothing designed to highlight the busty look, figuring that the curvier bodies would make women want to wear less-modest outfits. His fashion industry friends scoffed at the idea. Back then, micro-mini skirts were in style but women, for the most part, kept their chests covered. Yet Egoist, whose wares include see-through sweaters made to show off decorative bras or skinny tube tops, became a huge hit and a catalyst for other skimpy-clothing brands.
More at:http://www.thestar.com/Life/article/211747

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The Nietzsche Family Circus

He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.
More at:http://www.losanjealous.com/nfc/

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Wonder Women

Do you think those old-timey comic book artists were trying to suggest something in all those Wonder Woman covers? Superman had Lex Luthor. Batman had the Joker. And Wonder Woman, apparently, had the Phallic Symbol. In the early days, the biggest threat to the Amazon (who made her debut in 1941) was being attacked by penis-shaped objects. Though she did enjoy occasionally riding or straddling a rocket, bomb, or skyscraper when the mood struck. And why wouldn’t she? She was only a woman and the rockets looked so much like a — well — you know. But the phallic fun didn’t end with rockets or torpedoes. The Wonder Woman artists could turn anything into a stand-in for the male genitalia — as when the Amazon princess is the meat in a skyscraper sandwich or when, only a few issues before, she mounts another skyscraper and seems to be rubbing its tip. They even made a damn shark look phallic! Either these guys were complete perverts or working through their subconscious desires. Either way, it made for some awesome comic book covers and fodder for young boy’s fantasies (even if they had no idea what triggered them).
More at:http://blogzarro.com/?p=227

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Glass Illusion

If you pay attention you will noticed the white liquid at the start gets more diluted as the trick goes on. Still cool though.
More at:http://www.snabbstart.com/film/ba6c0bb6e5

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SpiderMan

On a country road near Ballarat, the webs of baby orb weaver spiders shimmer in the sunlight to create a scene of improbable beauty.
More at:http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/perfect-web-sight-on-line/2007/05/14/1178995076755.html

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Ouchhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Every morning thousands of men and women pour into temple .Most of them carry with them sweets and flower etc for pooja or rituals.Just at the gate there was another crowd in thousands too but nobody care about them,they are smallest creature of God,Ants.
Ants were talking in their group and mumbling gossip, see who will bring more sweets today than others as these ants witness all kinds of human emotions in temple and they virtually could predict what kind of people will carry what.As example,men who divorced his wife will carry sweets ,flower,and will give more than thousands to Pundit as donation.
Another ant said"but you know what older men will carry if he gets married in his 50s or 60s."
Ants"no."
As these kind of people is less so very few ants witness how that person will behave or show his emotion to god.
That Ant said," once in night around 12'o clock when everybody was fast asleep then one men with bald look came into temple and what he put some kind of oil and said fill it Oh God with your power after putting that pot at the feet of God,oh,he mumbled something like God gave me( power )and broke Coconut."
Haaa,all ants laughed at men's infinite desire.
Suddenly crowd of children came running and below their feets all ants crushed like potato in mixer in fractions of seconds...........

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