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

Ball Watch Engineer Hydrocarbon DevGru: What is DevGru?

What is the common link between a customised German-made Heckler & Koch MP7 with suppressor, a thermobaric grenade and a Ball Watch Engineer Hydrocarbon “DevGru”? The answer: SEAL Team Six – the United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group (NSWDG), also known as “DevGru”. SEAL is the acronym for the Sea, Air and Land special forces of the US Navy. … More

Forever Crazy by Crazy Horse Paris: A sneak peek

Forever Crazy by Crazy Horse Paris opened in Singapore on 11 October 2017 and will run till 22 October 2017. Forever Crazy is a tribute to Alain Bernardin who founded the Parisian cabaret Le Crazy Horse de Paris in 1951. The shows are performed at Mastercard Theatres in Marina Bay Sands. It is interesting to note that more than 20 … More

Betteridge: a quick guide to buying vintage watches… with better knowledge

Would you describe an old-looking timepiece as being “vintage”? In the very first place, what does “vintage” mean? Having consulted our trusted Oxford English Dictionary, we discovered that contrary to what many may perceive, “vintage” does not only mean “old”. Two main definitions are listed if used as a noun: firstly, “vintage” refers to “the year or place in which … More

A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Moon Phase: A different face

Video: TimeWerke Videos on YouTube One glance and perhaps one will not spot anything out of the ordinary with the 2017 Lange 1 Moon Phase. Apart from the characteristic Lange outsize date, what else is there in addition to the power reserve indicator and the moon phase display? Well, did you manage to spot the day and night indicator? Yes, … More

Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster: Fly me to the Moon

Video: TimeWerke Videos on YouTube Lamborghini’s Aventador S Roadster is the only mid-rear V12 engine super sports roadster. Its 6.5-litre V12 engine has 740 horsepower with 690 Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm. The Aventador S Roadster sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 3 seconds and has the top speed of 350 km/h. The Aventador S Roadster can “fly … More

A. Lange & Söhne: Lange 1 Moon Phase

The Lange 1 Moon Phase from A. Lange & Söhne, showcased at the 2017 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, incorporates a new indication as it combines the moon phase display with a day and night indicator. The day and night indicator is explained in the article: A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Moon Phase: A different face. How accurate … More