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10 Bygone McDonald's Favourites That Today's Generation Never Got To Experience

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Old McDonald’s favourites we miss   If the second coming of McDonald’s Nasi Lemak Burger has proven anything, it’s that unceasing requests on social media (see: FB comments section ) can make miracles happen. Perhaps McDonald’s already had its return planned regardless of our impassioned demands, but either way, it’s...
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8 Little Details You've Never Noticed In Singapore That Make Life Easier For Persons With Disabilities

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Singapore's "invisible" upgrades    Image adapted from: National Council of Social Service As part of Gen Y, I spend over 5 hours a day with my eyes glued to my phone. Many fellow millennials, on auto-pilot mode to and from our destinations, barely notice our surroundings, except when it directly...
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10 Self-Explanatory Photographs That Sum Up The Daily Ordeals Singaporeans Face

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“Sian” Moments That Singaporeans Can Relate To   We’re all too familiar with that certain sian feeling - that boredom or headache-inducing moment you experience when waiting in line at a humid City Hall MRT station at 6.45PM, or running after a bus only to have it drive off just...
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6 Tips To Increase Your Cat’s Life Span Beyond 9 Lives


Caring for your cat in Singapore   Singaporeans are obsessed with cats. From Socks to Tofu and Duatau , you’ll find insta-famous cats at every corner of Singapore. Even TheSmartLocal has our very own feline superstar, Pika whom we adore so much that we’ve put her on a phone cover...
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10 Money Saving Tips To Spend Less In Singapore And Save Up For Your HDB ASAP


Singaporean money-saving tips   Money is an essential part of our lives - and saving money should always be on everyone’s minds. For most young Singaporeans, there seems to be so much we need to save for - our HDB, our wedding, our future.  As we plan our entire lives...
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10 Super "Extra" Inventions Singaporeans Never Knew They Needed In Their Lives Until Now

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Inventions to upgrade your life   Growing up as Singaporeans, most of what we do is driven by practicality and purpose. We ain’t got time for “ extra ” things we think are unnecessary or absurd (read: reindeer noses/antlers stuck onto cars every December to Mozzie Clapping at NDP ‘17)....
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5 FAQs Our Muslim Friends Get About Hari Raya Haji Answered Once And For All

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Facts about Hari Raya Haji     “I thought y’all celebrated Hari Raya already?” 8/10 times, this is the question I hear from non-Muslims every time Hari Raya Haji is brought up. We can’t really blame them - Hari Raya Puasa’s presence is more greatly felt than Hari Raya Haji...
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Things Preschoolers Are Too Shy To Tell Their Teachers When They're Around


Preschoolers Reveal What They Love About Their Teachers   Many of us still hold fond memories of our school days close to our hearts. We affectionately recall memories of our favourite teachers during class gatherings, and laugh about how we used to get reprimanded by the notoriously fierce teachers in...
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11 Potential MV Locations In Singapore Where G-Dragon Will Fit Right In


Hidden music video locations in Singapore that channel K-Pop vibes   I still remember the exact moment the Hallyu wave hit my household - when the first episode of Boys Over Flowers aired on local shores. Overnight, K-Pop became currency as we scrambled to snatch merch of our idols and...
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5 "Harmless" Habits That Are Racking Up Your Utility Bill in Singapore


5 habits that waste energy and your money   The rite of passage to adulthood is a total emotional rollercoaster ride. We've got the highs of total autonomy in our life choices and watching our bank balances soar every payday, but feel the immediate sting when we have to part...
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