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2021 PSLE maths exam question

Every year’s PSLE math questions is a topic of interest to me to see how challenging these questions can stretch student’s thinking depth. This year’s 2021 PSLE maths exam question is an interesting and fun one to tackle. It is known in the PSLE lingo as a "bonus question". Here is the question which you can try to solve yourself,...

Bukit merah kampong wild chickens

Today let’s take a look at free roaming wild chickens of Jalan Bukit Merah. This group of rather smart free roaming jungle fowls can be found along the busy intersection between Jalan Bukit merah and Henderson road It is just beside the Sprout Hub food establishment we dined at previously. It won't be wrong to call them the Bukit...

Doraemon National Museum Time Travelling Adventures

Doraemon, the magical Japanese robot cat is something close to heart of many people in Singapore. The adorable character had been main stay for most part of our TV and comic pop culture scene. This was particularly in the 90s. For a limited time period from 31 Oct 2020 - 27 Dec 2020, you can go on a treasure...

Pokemon Go nests in Singapore (End Sept-Oct 2016)

Every month or so, Pokemon which can be found in the hit mobile game "Pokemon Go" around the world undergo a mass migration, where Pokemon previously found in their so-called "nests" get rotated with new Pokemon type appearing in new areas. Such areas are often isolated to gardens and parks and are consistent in spawning same type of Pokemon...

Starwars BB-8 astromech droid anatomy exploded view, How BB-8 works

BB-8 is arguably one of my favorite adorable little astromech droids in the Starwars universe (Sorry R2D2). Ever wonder how BB-8 works? I had spent some good time drawing up an exploded view of BB-8 in all it's engineering glory. Have a peek into what makes him tick, courtesy of yours truly! (click the image below for a full-sized...

Handy tool to calculate and score your IPPT (Individual Physical Proficiency Test)- myIPPT.com

Tiny little gem finds on the internet are always worth sharing, this time; it’s a rather handy and unique IPPT scorer and calculator (accessible on myIPPT.com) based on the new IPPT scoring standards. This IPPT calculator not only just calculates your IPPT total point scores and determines your corresponding award/cash returns for you from your given number of push-ups,...

Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2015 at Marina Bay Sands

The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) is back for its eighth year, this time running on 12th and 13th September 2015 (Saturday and Sunday) at the Sands Expo & Convention Center at Marina Bay Sands Singapore. The convention combines the best of pop culture from East and West to Asia, uniting the worlds of comics, anime, toys,...

Lego Halloween Mini figures Series 14- Identifying the blind packs

This month saw the launch of the 14th series of the highly collectible Lego Mini Figures (minifig). With each series, you get 16 unique figures following a specific theme, with the last one being the second series of the Simpsons minifig line. The figures are sold through stand up boxes containing 60 mini figures each, where there will be...

Disney Infinity 3.0 New Toybox- Toy Box Takeover and Racing Speedway

A unique selling point of Disney Infinity over competitors like Amiibo and Skylanders is the enhanced Toy Box Mode, offering family-friendly gameplay through platform, racing and farming simulation mini-games. These activities as claimed by Disney aims to inspire players to create their own virtual worlds online in the Disney Infinity Toy Box. In a nutshell, the Toy Box is a...

Disney Infinity 3.0- Star Wars Universe Play Sets

The biggest selling point of the new upcoming Disney Infinity 3.0 is the introduction of gameplay in the Star Wars Universe. This is done through three Star Wars Infinity Play Sets, with one set in the timeline of the original trilogy, Episodes IV-VI (Rise Against the Empire), the second set during Episodes I-III (Twilight of the Republic) and the...

DreamWorks Animation: Journey from sketch to screen. The Exhibition at Art Science Museum

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of the animation powerhouse founded by Steven Spielberg, David Geffin and Jeffrey Katzenberg? The DreamWorks pictures exhibition: Journey from sketch to screen at the Art Science Museum is an animation showcase, bringing to you the making of Blockbuster movies such as Shrek, How to train your dragon and Madagascar. Witness rare...

SG50 Rebuild Your Memories Lego exhibition at Raffles City

Rebuild your memories is an exhibition and initiative brought to you by Robinsons as part of their SG50 efforts to bring back old memories of Singapore. The display in Raffles City is a small mini-exhibition featuring eight original works from LEGO builders in Singapore. Rebuild Your Memories Exhibition overview The displays The encased models on display range from symbolic statues including Sir Stamford...

The Deep exhibition at Art Science Museum

“More men have walked on the moon than have dived to the deepest part of our oceans.” – Dr. Cindy Lee Van Dover If you like exploring the creatures of the dark unknown, “The Deep” is a natural history exhibition held at the Art Science Museum Singapore showcasing creatures of the deep sea. The sea and oceans covers 71% Earth...

28th SEA Games Fireworks and Sports carnival

Leading up to the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games is a sports carnival held right at the OCBC square at the Singapore sports hub. The localised event comprises of various booths, merchandise stores and a live stage (with live performances almost daily), filled with events leading up to the actual opening ceremonies of the SEA Games. Here you can have...

Singapore Story and Lee Kuan Yew paintings at The Crescent, Suntec City

The Singapore Story is a public art showcase of the private art collection of Mr Vincent Chua on display at The Crescent, a gallery located on the second floor of Suntec City Mall (Galleria). The free public exhibition features over 300 oil paintings, charting much of Singapore’s past and development from the colonial times to the present, with highlights...

Cai Guo Qiang’s Art showcase “Head On”

Currently on display at the Singapore National museum are one of the most talked about pieces in modern art- Cai Guo-Qiang's flying pack of wolves, Head on. Just like any modern art, it can either awe, shock or draw controversial flak. But you can't deny this is a show stealer. Head on! Not an everyday scene Wolf-off! Showcase talk Located in the underground bowels...

National Museum Singapura 1960 visit

The Singapore national museum had changed quite a lot since I last visited the place a few years back. The front lobby area is still left largely intact, but though seemingly nothing much has changed on the exterior, the magic comes when you enter the building. The compound now spots an extended basement exhibition hall area, effectively increasing the...

Avatar the movie in 3D

Caught Avatar 3D yesterday afternoon at the Vue Cinema in Grafton shopping center. Yes I know it's been a month since it was released and everyone had already watched it, let be some even 2 to 3 times, so this rant is not new. But I had not really been watching movies very often these days, let be even...

Down San Francisco Market Street in 1905

Ah, good old San Francisco, one of my favorite cities in the world, only this showing how it looks like in the past, specifically set in 1905 before the big earthquake and fire of 1906. Well, besides the fact that this video is more than a century old and almost everyone you see in this video is not much...

How USB thumbdrives are made

Thumbdrives don't grow on trees, neither can you find them with a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. Find out how this minute everyday object is made by going through a tour of the Kingston memory thumbdrive production line. Interesting watch.

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