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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

5 x 5: Grilled durians & Other half-baked ideas on a Saturday

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised daily at 5pm. 1. Durians, Grilled! Who has tried this? Delish not? 2. ‘Uncle must be safe, OK?’ Were you trapped in the flash flood along Enterprise Road in Jurong West on Friday afternoon? [media-credit name=”FB / Thessa Huiying” align=”aligncenter” width=”960″][/media-credit] Some 11 people were trapped inside

Singaporeans caught shoplifting in Bangkok Platinum Mall, appear to be totally unrepentant

TL;DR – Flaunt it like a rock star. In a widely-circulated post by Facebook user Auk Thanima, it appears that these 19-year-olds were caught shoplifting in Bangkok’s Platinum Fashion Mall that’s very popular amongst Singaporeans. According to Auk, not only were these two girls caught shoplifting, they were also completely “shameless” about it. We are

5 x 5: Brace for showers and gusty winds, Millionaires in Clementi & Redhill, & more

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised daily at 5pm. 1.Expect more showers and gusty winds in second half of June [media-credit name=”Slate via Naomi Hattaway” link=”http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_eye/2014/09/22/what_s_that_thing_uncovers_the_mysteries_of_a_singaporean_road_sign.html” align=”aligncenter” width=”920″][/media-credit] The National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a weather advisory to expect short showers in the late morning and afternoon on five to seven days.

Humanity’s best moments?

TL;DR: Try – very, very hard – not to cry. It’s a Friday, it’s raining out, we saw this Humanity’s Best Moments post making its rounds on Facebook and we are THIS close to crying our eyes out. [media-credit name=”Facebook” link=”https://www.facebook.com/bardia.Psychology/photos/a.1162033247164572.1073741843.149559765078597/1162036097164287/?type=3&theater” align=”aligncenter” width=”605″][/media-credit] [media-credit name=”Facebook” link=”https://www.facebook.com/bardia.Psychology/photos/a.1162033247164572.1073741843.149559765078597/1162036097164287/?type=3&theater” align=”aligncenter” width=”605″][/media-credit] [media-credit name=”Facebook” link=”https://www.facebook.com/bardia.Psychology/photos/a.1162033247164572.1073741843.149559765078597/1162036097164287/?type=3&theater” align=”aligncenter” width=”605″][/media-credit] [media-credit name=”Facebook”

The sure link between cancer and food

TL;DR – 100% of cancer sufferers ate this. Cancer-causing food has been quite the talk of the town lately. Remember how previously everyone on your Facebook was crazily sharing about the link between cancer and processed meats such as sausages, bacon and my favourite luncheon meat? Then yesterday, we saw how ‘very hot drinks’ probably

5 x 5: Taytay’s dating Loki and other headlines this Thursday

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised daily at 5pm. 1) Taytay’s dating Loki [media-credit name=”thesun.co.uk” link=”https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/1290205/the-steamy-pictures-that-reveal-taylor-swift-and-tom-hiddlestons-secret-romance-to-the-world/” align=”aligncenter” width=”960″][/media-credit] Pictures released by The Sun show Taylor Swift snogging Tom Hiddleston on the rocks on Rhode Island. They were also seen walking hand-in-hand and taking a series of selfies together. [media-credit name=”The Sun” link=”https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/1290205/the-steamy-pictures-that-reveal-taylor-swift-and-tom-hiddlestons-secret-romance-to-the-world/” align=”aligncenter”

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