Stuff that matters, in plain English

5 x 5: Scammer trolled, Ah Meng’s new hangout and other headlines

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm. 1. Hit-and-run Toyota Camry driver arrested [media-credit name=”Straits Times” align=”aligncenter” width=”820″][/media-credit] Police confirmed yesterday that the driver of the Camry, a 63-year-old man had been arrested for committing a rash act causing hurt. The driver was filmed knocking down a motorcycle on

ST says University graduates more likely to get cancerous brain tumours, Internet reacts.

TL;DR – The Internet is strong with this one. According to a very informative article in The Straits Times, This is of immense interest to the Internet, having gathered over 500 likes and 600 shares respectively since it was published on Facebook an hour ago. Some of the comments are pretty gold, and here are

5 x 5: Dhoby Ghaut’s almost-brothel and how to make churros.

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm. 1) Some debtors say maintaining cars puts them in debt [media-credit id=1 align=”aligncenter” width=”900″][/media-credit] As highlighted by The New Paper. As pointed out by Mothership.sg, Man with $2,300 salary buys car, surprised he couldn’t really afford it. 2) Dhoby Ghaut spa ‘almost

Double Negative’s sudden closure and what it means for Singaporeans

TL;DR – Double negative does not a positive story make. Heard of Double Negative (Dneg)? Maybe you haven’t. But you would have caught or at least heard about the following movies… Well, Dneg one of the world’s largest providers of visual effects for film and these movies are just some of their recent works. The company has facilities

Ang Moh who says Singapore is “the best country, period” could well be a Team-B troll?

TL;DR – When things seem too good to be true, they sometimes are? Remember the widely-circulating reply on question-and-answer website Quora where ‘ang moh’ Theodore Shawcross wrote about how he moved to Singapore because it’s the best country, period. [media-credit name=”Quora” link=”https://www.quora.com/Why-do-people-hate-Singapore/answer/Theodore-Shawcross” align=”aligncenter” width=”938″][/media-credit] Read Theodore Shawcross' answer to Why do people hate Singapore? on

5 x 5: Boyfriend for hire, how to take the perfect selfie and other headlines

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm. 1) Want to hire a groomsman or a boyfriend/ girlfriend to meet your parents? [media-credit name=”Straits Times” link=”http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/friends-for-hire-he-can-be-your-groomsman-or-party-buddy-for-a-fee?utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&link_time=1466296371#xtor=CS1-10″ align=”aligncenter” width=”900″][/media-credit] Want to get your naggy parents off your back by showing that you FINALLY have a boyfriend or girlfriend? Or need some


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