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10 Signs You're Adulting And How To Survive This Period

Levelling-up from teenager to adult   In the great words of Britney Spears, "I’m not a girl, not yet a woman." Welcome to adulting: the point where your last fleck of teenage skin is shed and you become an adult attempting to steer your own life. With this transition, a new...
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12 Things Every Cheapo Singaporean Does But Will Never Admit

Kope hotel toiletries when you're on a tripMoney-saving tricks that cheapo Singaporeans use   “Free then take lor, cheap then buy lor” is a common philosophy among Singaporeans. As much as we’d like to think that being cheapo is a trait exclusive to kiasu aunties, deep down, there’s a cheapo in all of us. Case in point: the...
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5 Reasons Why You Miss Singaporean Food The Most When Overseas

cartoon illustration Local food cravings while in a foreign land     Illustration by Ra Krishnan You don’t usually crave Nasi Lemak in Singapore where it’s easily accessible. But for the strangest reason, you have sudden, intense cravings for it when you’re overseas - whether for a holiday, a student exchange programme, or work...
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14 Non-Awkward Situations That Singaporeans Make Awkward By Being Awkward

cover imageAwkward Singaporeans   It’s a very Singaporean thing to keep social interaction to a minimum where possible - for some reason, many of us prefer keeping to ourselves. While it’s uncomfortable dealing with over-enthusiastic people when you just wish to MYOB, pretending not to hear that “Good morning, how are you?”...
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10 Coolest Singaporean Kickstarter Projects To Get Your Hands On

Singaporean Kickstarter portable Karaoke system PopsicalKickstarting Singapore’s innovation scene   Kickstarter is a popular online platform where ordinary people like us can offer products to be funded for mass production. Some successfully funded products from international companies include the world’s first 3D Drawing Pen, smartwatches and even video games!  Little is it known that some of...
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10 Times Faith In Singaporeans Was Restored Because Singapore Is Awesome

Mdm Zhang giving free haircuts to elderly residentsSingapore’s Unsung Heroes   Singaporeans have never been known for their graciousness, with claims of locals being bochup and self-centred. But how can these sweeping statements be true when our fellow citizens are saving lives across borders and going all out to rescue and protect innocent animals? From community initiatives to...
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7 Types Of Grief Graduates In 2017 Are Feeling Right Now

work paradox social life sleepGraduation grief is real   You’ve done the necessary time and soon, you’ll be released from the “prescribed prison” that is formal education. The only motivation getting you through to the finals is your grad trip - backpacking through Europe to sipping cocktails on the beaches of Bali. The plane ticket...
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Singapore's Most Spoil Market Void Decks That Prove They Don't Need Metal Railings

Void decks with more soul than metal railings   In Singapore, metal railings don’t just keep people out of places - they also rob children of hours of ball game playtime and deprive the homeless of a sleeping spot at void decks. But thankfully, not all void decks have had their...
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10 Facts About 1950s Singapore That Only Your Ah Ma Will Remember

1950s singaporeSingapore In The 50s   Articles about ‘90s kids’ are far too many online. Today, we’re going to throw all the way back to a time when our grandparents were young -- the 50s. Shirtless children running around kampungs defined the spirit of the 50s. It was a decade when people...
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7 Ways To Survive The Upcoming 2017 Economic Crisis In Singapore

Ways to survive 2017's recession   Sometimes it feels as though school life and “adult” life are two entirely different worlds, which will never be able to cross paths. Personally, I felt like I’d never be able to join the latter, but we’re all thrown in there at some point of...
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