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9 Things to Do to Your Wallet That Will Make Your Life ‘Huat Arh!’

Did you know that your wallet will actually affect your fortune? While it’s all pantang (superstitions), it’s always better to err on the side of caution – especially when all it takes is just a little effort. Here are nine things to can do (or should not do) to your wallet so that luck will be on your side, because #youthinkyoualwaysunlucky …

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This Secret Makes Your Home WiFi Connection 3X Faster & Much More Stable

To many of us, having a WiFi connection means setting the router to its default setting—we won’t want to risk changing the setting and pulling our hair after that when it doesn’t work. The default setting for the frequency band in our routers is usually set to 2.4 GHz (802.11b/g/n). The other setting is 5 GHz (802.11a/n). The technical explanation …

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LTA Has Rejected 1,300 People who Want to be Uber / Grab Driver

Thousands of years ago—okay, it’s just a few years ago—there have been uproar from the public on the safety of passengers who took private hire cars. People were not happy about everything: from the way the driver drove to the way the driver spoke. But primarily, people were concerned that these drivers, who did not have any special vocational licence …

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Flying Sofa from 20th-Floor Condominium Unit Nearly Kills Motorist

The weather has been pretty unpredictable lately, fluctuating from hot sunshine to heavy rain. If you’re driving along Grange Road in the Orchard area when the winds are strong, beware of unidentified falling objects! This sofa apparently fell out of the sky and landed in front of a motorist yesterday at 9.40am. The motorist, Mr Bai, was driving with his …

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Taxi Driver Tried to Pick a Fight for Dirtying His Cab

My wife, son, mother-in-law and me board a silver cab taxi at blk 2 geylang serai where there is a wet market. When a taxi is waiting for passenger there.. what do the driver need to expect? Wet groceries from the passenger. So we put all our wet groceries in the bornet where there is a cardboard below it. While …

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After attacks by lee siblings, a pap split is on the cards

After the ferocious attacks launched by Lee Hsien Yang and Lee Wei Ling, the political strength of PM Lee Hsien Loong has been severely affected. In order to shore up his political support, he has asked various cabinet ministers to stand up and speak for him publicly. They include the two DPMs, Teo Chee Hean and Tharman. Minister Shanmugam had …

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Do You Remember These 9 Classic TV Commercials?

Long, long ago, we got to know about the latest McDonald’s meal through TV. If you’re so damn young that you didn’t know how TV commercials work, here’s a brief idea: a one-hour show would have three commercial breaks (usually after a cliff-hanger), and these commercials appeared suddenly. A few commercials will be played…and suddenly, the show would be back. In …

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8 Facts About Hangnails You Really Should Know Before It’s Too Late

Everyone has this before but some of us don’t know what it is called. Here’s an image for your reference, because you could be one of the people who often just use the phrase, “You know lah, this white thing beside my nail.” Image: intoglam.com Okay, now that you know what it is, have you ever wondered why you’ll suddenly …

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Drinking Collagen Can Keep You Young? Well, That Could Be Fake After All

To some of us, collagen supplements are almost like a Godsend: they promise to turn back the time for you, and make you look years younger. They’re expensive, yes, but their claims are just too good to refuse. However, do they really work? Here’s a basic science lesson: collagen is a protein that keeps your skin tight. The body will …

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Wonder Why There’s a Small Hole at the End of Every Pen Lid? Here’s Why.

Every invention has a story which sizzles right behind the scenes, and every little detail on the things we use today that seems insignificant might have undergone tedious brainstorming by engineers. The pen is one of those. Well, to be specific, the lid of the pen. Its little story might sound insignificant, but the impact it has is surprisingly life-changing. Perhaps …

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Remember OUB? It Nearly Became DBS Bank. Here is the Dramatic History

Do you remember the Overseas Union Bank (OUB)? No, we’re not referring to UOB, the bank you’re familiar with, but OUB. OUB was the first new bank to be opened in post-war Singapore on 5 February 1949. Back in their heyday in the 1980s, they were one of the ‘Big Four’ local banks in the Singapore banking industry and were …

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11 Fascinating Facts About Pulau Tekong That Make It More Than Just BMTC

Ask most guys in Singapore about Pulau Tekong and you’ll bet that most of what they say would be about the bunk, the food, the experience and the outfield training. Rarely do recruits get the opportunity to explore Pulau Tekong in its entirety – not even the perm staff. Surprisingly, Pulau Tekong – after we did some research for this …

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