Why That Article On How To Save $20,000 In 2015 Is (Mostly) Fail

You thought $20k was so easy to save. Too bad, it's not. So we stumbled across an article teaching us how to save $20,000 in 2015. Sounds good right? We're pretty sure that there are a lot of 2015 resolutions out there that involve saving money. We all want to...

5 Singapore Crowdfunding Projects That Will Make You Facepalm

Enter crowdfunding, the new charity for dumb ideas. Crowdfunding is a relatively new way of raising funds in Singapore, and it works by taking money from complete strangers. Hehehe. Which is quite strange, because us Singaporeans usually tend to be wary about giving our very hard earned and not locked up...

Hoax Xiaomi Laptop Features On Local News Website Despite Being Debunked

AsiaOne Runs Story Already Confirmed To Be Hoax Days Earlier These articles are starting to write themselves, aren't they? AsiaOne is the latest in a series of news websites to post an article which was already confirmed to be false. Source This time, it's about a purported leaked image and pre-order listing of an...

Singapore Mainstream Media Gets Basic Facts About AirAsia Flight QZ8501 WRONG

More fiction than fact In the aftermath of the still-missing Indonesia AirAsia QZ8501, both The Straits Times and Today have run similar headlines. Source Source Oh boy, the nation is cursed. After reporting on Loch Ness Monsters, The Straits Times runs a sensationalist headline blaming a curse for the disappearance of the plane. ...

Netizens Raise Pitchforks Over CNA’s Misleading Facebook Post About QZ8501

Everyone's probably already heard of the AirAsia flight QZ8501's failure to arrive at Changi Airport yesterday morning on 28 December. Relatives of the missing plane are anxiously awaiting news of its discovery (it has not been found). This morning, Channel NewsAsia (CNA) decided that it would be a great idea...

STB Advertises On The Guardian, Leaves Readers Unimpressed

Britons unconvinced by YourSingapore Various Singapore-themed "listicles" have been popping up on British newspaper The Guardian's website. Sponsored by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), these lists detail everything that the well-heeled tourist can expect from our island nation, from nightlife, to architecture, and the perennial favourite, food.  The articles are written by Singaporeans well-versed in...

Car Dealership Owner Hits The Road After Collecting Deposits

After mobile phones and nail spas, another cheat strikes again, and this time it involves vehicles. A crowd of more than 20 people were stuck outside a car dealership at MacPherson Road yesterday (15 December), after being unable to contact the owner for several days. The angry mob believe the owner conned...

Korean Air ‘Nut Rage’ Lady Is NTU Advisor

NTU Advisor goes nuts over Macadamias Turns out that the now infamous "Nut Rage" lady who delayed a Korean Air flight has some links to our own sunny island! Heather Cho Hyun Ah is a member on the advisory board of National Technological University's (NTU) business school. According to the Nanyang Business School...

TODAY Just Published The Worst Article Of The Year. Singapore Netizens Tear It To...

Shisha gets banned in Singapore Local humour group SGAG pointed out the irony of the recent shisha ban in Singapore. These pictures explain it best. The e-cigarette comparison is particularly relevant, because e-cigarettes are generally acknowledged to be less harmful than real cigarettes because they don't contain tobacco. The images resonated...

This Scene Was So Painfully True It Made Singaporeans Watch A Channel 8 Drama...

Channel 8 TV Show Tells It Like It Is While many people have stopped watching Channel 8 dramas, this 90-second clip of Xu Bin playing an angst-ridden adult has hit the right notes. In it, he rants about the increasing costs of living in Singapore, and it seems like many...

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