Lifestyle & Hobbies

Rise And Fall Of Sembawang Music Centre

Remember the time when cassette tapes and CDs were a big deal? Well, the popularity of stereo and portable CD players came with the massive impact of Sembawang Music Centre (SMC). Before we reminisce the existence of this local legend, let us go back to the birth of the CD. The CD is often times attributed to inventor James Russell who used multiple optical mediums. However, it was finalized in the 80’s when Sony and Philips created the famed “Red

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

Complete Your Home Gym With These Inexpensive Equipment

One of my partner’s resolutions for the year 2019 is to achieve his ideal shape! With this goal in mind, he enrolled in a nearby gym and set a schedule for his fitness regimen. To support this, he and I exercise at home with the following equipment. Do not worry! You do not have to break the bank to get ripped. YOGA MAT Price: S$9.90 at Decathlon Investing in a Yoga Mat is a must due to its versatility. Not

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

4 Budget-Friendly Healthy Snack Ideas

I have always wondered why my immediate eco-system is fueled by people who are conscious about their weight. They go to significant measures such as strict dieting or regular exercising to reach their desired figures. In their journey, I often ask about their eating habits. I found that they create rules to adhere to healthy snacking. What is healthy snacking, exactly? Well, I rounded up the list of the snacks that they share in common. These snacks are not only

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

Why Is Bird’s Nest So Expensive?

There are interesting reasons why the Bird’s Nest delicacy is known as the “Caviar of the East”. For starters, it costs about S$40 to S$135 to get a single bowl of Bird’s Nest Soup. While, edible Bird’s Nest costs about S$5,600 per pound. You can finish polytechnic studies with that amount of money! Do not get me started with the price of the highest grade of Bird’s Nest. The highest grade are the most expensive because it is the purest.

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

The Power Of Marketing: Oscars Edition

The Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, consist of a set of awards given annually to recognize the creative and technical talents in the film industry. The show is spearheaded by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). The AMPAS is the organization that assesses one’s cinematic achievements through the votes of its members. Interestingly, movies who won at the Oscars get an increase of about 38% more in sales. This translates to about US$35 million in

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