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Here are some stories from the past few weeks that’ve made it to your dinner table discussions.
When it comes to dildos and vibrators, are local men afraid of letting sex toys taking their sexual prowess away?
From kuehs to chicken curry, this Singaporean woman is bringing local food to a country with an extremely stringent culinary culture.
Can women love their religion and practise self-love at the same time? We take a look at the balance between faith and pleasure.
We take a trip down to some labs to mess around with test tubes, mysterious chemicals and the bright minds who work there.
Healthcare workers in Singapore are leaving in droves leaving existing nurses exhausted, drained, and depleted.
So you’ve made the arrangements and given your final notice. With all the time in the world now, what would you be doing?
Who is George Bogaars?
In the case of Raeesah Khan, what do we do when the motives are noble, but the execution falls short of standard?
TLDR; in morbid curiosity, I met with the girl boss behind SDCS, the debt collection agency who roasted Lim Tean live on Facebook.
For CT, ghosts don’t scare him. But it does make him ponder over the burden of relationships with people he meets in the real world.
Do interns really learn industry experience on the job—or are they just a cheap labour source for companies?
After a work injury left him incapable of working, Rehan races against time to find his way home.
We took a closer look at Carousell’s religious items categories and found a thriving black magic economy. Should we be concerned?
Too often the strata malls are depicted as cudgelled beings; gasping for air. This one is a tale of joy and endurance.
“I like to think that these pictures from my personal life vaguely posit the existence of another reality.”
With vaccination, it’s not just about protecting yourself, but wanting certain collective benefits. Until enough of the population has been vaccinated to achieve herd protection, these are the restrictions that we impose temporarily and in a way that creates the least burdens possible.
Thanks to modern spending habits, many of us can admit to barely scraping by if life throws curveballs when we least expect it. On a visit back to her childhood home, Ziyu obtains pearls of financial wisdom from her 88-year-old grandma, who had to scrimp hard just to raise a family and eventually3:52
Do you have a happy place? Life threw a curveball at Qian Yin, who became wheelchair-bound after a severe leukaemia relapse. She’s constantly reminded of the what-ifs and lost possibilities. But when she dons her life jacket and heads out to sea with the wind in her hair, the parasailor knows she’s2:50
First impressions matter. Especially for folks who can’t help looking the way they look. Every time Josh meets someone new, they seem more interested in his vision impairment than him as a person. As he pushes for other traits to define his personal identity, Josh doesn’t want your help or pi3:42
Amongst Us Would you trust your future to be told via an email report? Or would you think it’s a scam? As an ancient divinity technique, Ba Zi (八字) was first devised to forecast disasters and find opportunities for success. Today, Sean has modernised the same philosophies to preserve this sacred art o4:15