A waitress poses inside an egg-shaped dining booth at an A380 theme restaurant during a media event before its official opening. Special Class, the name of the restaurant, can serve up to 110 customers, local media reported. The restaurant officially started business on May 1, 2012.
Models present lingerie maker Triumph’s new concept bra, the “Super Cool Bra”, during its unveiling in Tokyo May 9, 2012. The bra, modeled after a miniature fishbowl, has gel material which is designed to take excess heat out of the body in its cups. It was created in hopes that women can feel refreshed during summer by wearing it, the lingerie maker said. Japan is headed for a power shortage this summer following the shutdown of all nuclear power reactors.
A worker paints a single-seater submarine designed by Zhang Wuyi and his fellow engineers at a shipyard in Wuhan, China. Zhang, a 37-year-old local farmer, who is interested in scientific inventions, has made six miniature submarines with several fellow engineers, one of which was sold to a businessman in Dalian at a price of 100,000 yuan ($15,855) last October.
A 26-foot tall statue of Marilyn Monroe is separated for disassembly in Chicago. The sculpture “Forever Marilyn” by artist Seward Johnson and based on a scene from the movie “Seven Year Itch”, was taken down after being on display since last July.