Tag Archives: Man

Man of the future

In a 1998 appearance on Movers and Shakers, Shekhar Suman’s popular talk show, Bejan Daruwalla was asked if he could see the future of the country. The then 67-year-old astrologer nodded vigorously, saying, “The future of India is bright. From 2001, India will be on its path to greatness… Mera nahin, aapka nahin, par apna Bharat desh mahaan (Not mine, ... Read More »

The Indian man who changed his name to Regret

His parents named him Sathyanarayana Iyer. But he changed it to Regret Iyer. The BBC’s Geeta Pandey meets him in the southern Indian city of Bangalore to find out if he has ever regretted his decision. Mr Iyer wears many hats – he describes himself as a writer, publisher, photographer, journalist, cartoonist and many other things. When I met the ... Read More »

Man Changes Name to iPhone 7 to Get the Latest Apple Smartphone for Free

The craze for iPhones is nothing new, with oft-quoted stories about people selling kidneys to buy the devices, but this one might be a first even among Apple fans. A Ukrainian man has legally changed his named to iPhone 7 to score a free unit of the latest Apple smartphone. While the smartphone costs approximately $850 in Ukraine, 20-year-old Olexander ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Samsung Sued by Florida Man Over Exploding Phone

Samsung was sued on Friday by a Florida man who said he suffered severe burns after his Galaxy Note 7 smartphone exploded in his front pants pocket. The lawsuit by Jonathan Strobel may be the first in the United States by a Samsung phone user against the South Korean company over a battery defect linked to the Galaxy Note 7. ... Read More »

Man Sustains Third-Degree Burns After iPhone 6 Reportedly Explodes in Pocket

In a bizarre accident, a man in New South Wales reportedly sustained severe burns when his iPhone 6 exploded in his back pocket while he was mountain biking, media reported on Tuesday. Gareth Clear, 36, from Bondi in Australia was riding around Manly Dam in New South Wales on Sunday when he fell off his bike, landing on his iPhone ... Read More »

Man, 81, bikes from CA to FL with wife following

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WFLA) – An 81-year-old man left San Diego on a bicycle to see if he could make it to Florida and to raise money on the way. His wife followed him in an RV. Tom Cawood and his wife left California six weeks ago. The couple is nearing the end of their 3,000-mile journey. They are paying all ... Read More »