/ 11 August 2021

Priceless pumpkins, pop up houses and hair-do’s

A ‘priceless’ pumpkin has been damaged by Typhoon Lupit when it hit Japan’s Naoshima Island. It’s not the vegetable variety – this is a famed sculpture by artist Yayoi Kusama that sits on a pier over the Seto Inland Sea. Reports say the Insta-famous faux squash will make a full recovery.

Archer An San is all the talk in South Korea at the moment – not because she won 3 Olympic gold medals and set a record in Tokyo, but because of her short hair-do… It’s not feminine enough, some of her countrymen say.

Elon Musk’s pop-up tiny house has a 47,000-person waitlist. So while you’re waiting, here’s a tour

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