Indoor skydiver Kyra Poh: Freestyle Junior World Champion

It has been a bountiful year for 15-year-old indoor skydiver Kyra Poh. The Singaporean teenager recently took home the freestyle junior champion title at the 2nd FAI World Indoor Skydiving Championships that took place from 18 to 23 October 2017 in Laval, Montreal, Canada. Not bad considering that this was her first Freestyle Junior World Championship title. Poh triumphed, beating … More

Swatch SG50 watches: Wrist-flagged

Products that are risk-flagged, in a sense, serve as alerts to indicate some level of risk involved if one were considering dealing with such items. For us, timepieces that are “wrist-flagged” (pun intended) are watches worthy of mention or perhaps recommendation, or even both, for noteworthy reasons. The Swatch Cherry-Berry / SG50 (GR154N) Special Edition in red and the Swatch … More

Swatch Sistem51: The story of reality

Is the complete assembly of a mechanical watch on a fully-automated production line an abstraction? At this juncture, it is good to recall that just over 30 years ago, Swatch produced a simplified quartz wristwatch comprising 51 component parts on a fully-automated assembly line. The result was affordable Swiss-made watches. After 30 years, progress would have been made in watchmaking … More

SWATCH Sistem: Simplified and innovative

When is a Picasso not truly a Picasso? When it is an art piece drawn by French artist Christian Chapiron. Well, sort of. Chapiron, alias Kiki Picasso, goes down in Swatch watch history as the gentleman who helped launch “the love story of Swatch and art” in 1985 when the “Kiki” was launched. That is because the “Kiki” watch is … More