Archive | September, 2011

China declares itself America’s geekiest space fanboy

China declares itself America’s geekiest space fanboy

Posted on 30 September 2011

China fires rocket into space to the tune of “America the Beautiful”

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My favourite move is at the 45th second. What’s yours?

My favourite move is at the 45th second. What’s yours?

Posted on 29 September 2011

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Ex-CEO of Singapore-based tech start-up disses Facebook, Google

Ex-CEO of Singapore-based tech start-up disses Facebook, Google

Posted on 29 September 2011

Start-up subsequently releases statement distancing themselves from ex-CEO.

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This is why Asia needs sexologists

This is why Asia needs sexologists

Posted on 29 September 2011

This is a 60-second summary of the original articles.

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Good Riddance

Good Riddance

Posted on 29 September 2011

The ad in Orchard Road depicting a shirtless man tugging at his jeans is a moral outrage and was rightly condemned by the authorities.

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MCYS-sponsored youth platform launches with a bang

MCYS-sponsored youth platform launches with a bang

Posted on 28 September 2011

But is their objective neutral?

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Effortless sharing on Facebook is killing taste

Effortless sharing on Facebook is killing taste

Posted on 27 September 2011

If Mark Zuckerberg has his way, everything you do online will be shared by default. And that sucks.

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Polytechnic students run fashion retail store as part of curriculum

Polytechnic students run fashion retail store as part of curriculum

Posted on 26 September 2011

One student to spend 440 hours in one semester running store.

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How long before the US produces its first trillionaire?

How long before the US produces its first trillionaire?

Posted on 25 September 2011

Not too long.

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In Ancient Rome, infanticide common for family planning

In Ancient Rome, infanticide common for family planning

Posted on 24 September 2011

Condoms and reliable contraceptives didn’t exist in the Roman World. So families left babies out in the cold.

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Mr Brown starts new online venture to promote civil discourse

Mr Brown starts new online venture to promote civil discourse

Posted on 24 September 2011

Well, not really new but new enough… here is yousayisaywhoconfirm.sg!

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Did you know that Lord Peter Mandelson…

Did you know that Lord Peter Mandelson…

Posted on 23 September 2011

…who is part of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Exchange Fellowship programme, resigned from Tony Blair’s cabinet in disgrace – twice?

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A new unconference: Be the Change

A new unconference: Be the Change

Posted on 22 September 2011

This is a new initiative that seeks to gather the views of young people towards making Singapore a better place.

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The presidency is symbolic

The presidency is symbolic

Posted on 22 September 2011

SR Nathan insists in his memoirs that the president should “stand apart from the executive”.

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