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Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies at 91

<b>Lee Kuan Yew, the statesman who transformed Singapore from a small port city into a wealthy global hub, has died at the age of 91.</b><p>The city-state's prime minister for 31 years, he was widely respected as the architect of Singapore's prosperity.<p>But he was criticised for his iron grip on power. Under …

Luciano Checco: The Other Singapore

A passionate humanist and documentary photographer, Luciano Checco was born in Aosta, Italy in 1954, moved to Singapore in 1992, and is now Vice …

Leica Cameras

How to clear the cache on the Google Nexus 5

What the cache is, and what clearing it does<p>In the natural world a cache is where an animal stores food for later, such as when a squirrel hides the …

These Diagrams Are Everything You Need To Decorate Your Home

Interior design cheat sheets FTW.

Got Lollipop? 10 cool things to try with Android 5.0

All right -- you've heard all about Google's Android 5.0 Lollipop release. You've read the reviews. Now what should you do once you actually get your …

How To Tip When Traveling Around The World

There is nothing more vexing than trying to figure out who to tip, how much, and when--especially when you're in a foreign country. You'll come face to face with employees at airports and train stations, hotels and bed and breakfasts, restaurants and cafés. Do you have to tip everyone? What about …

Tipping

5 discreet weapons you can carry (almost) anywhere

Let’s face it: it would be nice to be able to carry a concealed firearm with you wherever you go to be able to protect yourself and your family from …

14 Things to Look Forward to in Your 40s

Hitting 40 and freaking out a little? Relax. There’s a modicum of respect that comes with middle age and gray hair, but more importantly there’s a …

Middle Age

23 Incredibly Helpful Diagrams For Moms-To-Be

There are just so many little things to keep track of when you're expecting. Just remember: "There's a chart for that."

10 Things Learned In The Military That Can Be Applied To Life

<i>Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Quora, as an answer to the question, " What military strategies can be used in everyday life? "</i><p>Leaving the military and interviewing for civilian jobs, I couldn't believe how inappropriately some people dressed. It's not a question of fashion, but of …

Military

Garmin nuvi 55LM vs Garmin Nuvi 42LM Comparison Table

<b>General</b><p>Unit dimensions, WxHxD:<p>5.5W x 3.4H x .7D in<br>(14.0 x 8.6 x 1.8 cm)<p>4.9W x 3.1H x 0.8D inches<br>(12.6 x 7.8 x 1.9 cm)<p>6.6W x 3.7H x .8D in<br>(16.8 x 9.4 …

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

From the crude weaponry and armour of the Battle of Hastings, to the high-tech kit of modern conflict, a new photographic survey explores the personal equipment carried by the common British soldier through the past 1,000 years<p><b>1916 private soldier, Battle of the Somme (above)</b><p>1 Hob nail boots<p>2 …

This Is An Ideal Resume For A Mid-Level Employee

Having a ton of experience under your belt doesn't necessarily mean you have an "impressive" resume.<p>"You can have all the experience in the world — …

The 46 Most Brilliant Life Hacks Every Human Being Needs To Make Life Easier

Share the post "The 46 Most Brilliant Life Hacks Every Human Being Needs To Make Life Easier"<p>I love finding clever solutions to the little snags I …

Lifehacks

記住了啊!房子千萬不要這樣裝修!

最近身邊親友開始買房子置產,之前年紀小都不懂得考慮這些事,但似乎也該開始認真的看待這件事了,況且現在因為工作的關係所以租房子,在在條件都不是喜歡的樣子,但是現階段我好窮啊~~~~不要說小資女了,我應該是個微資女…買房子錢我還想要順便結個婚先,所以看官如果有結婚的微資方案請不吝指教XD。<br>心中也有對於房 …

Teaching a Debt Perspective to 12-Year-Olds

A few weeks ago, my buddy and former HBS classmate, Allan, asked me if I’d like to give a talk about my debt pay-off to the youth group that he leads …

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Say hi to Lucy.<p>Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She’s also part of a yuppie culture that …

The Orion | Ultralight Waterproof Jacket

Mission Workshop have presented an ultralight edition of their Orion waterproof jacket. The packable jacket has a relaxed cycling fit and was …

Tentsile Connect Tree Tent

Tentsile first caught the public´s attention with the very popular Stingray Tree Tent, conceived as a treehouse that you can take with you to just …

Garmin Tactix

The new Garmin Tactix is the ultimate tactical watch. Inspired by special-ops forces, the field-ready rruggedized watch is built to survive the …

Garmin

Wolvhammer Cycling Boot | By 45nrth

Designed specifically for winter riding, the rugged Wölvhammer by 45NRTH are quite possibly the finest winter cycling shoes ever made. 45NRTH have …

Breath Alcohol Monitor | By Lapka

Lapka BAM is a beautifully designed accessory for your phone that measures the amount of alcohol in your blood from a breath sample. The elegant …

Transporter Sync

Remember the social storage drive "Transporter” by Connected Data? Now the same company have presented the "Transporter Sync” a clever little device …

Pivot Power | Flexible Power Strip

Pivot Power is another clever solution by Quirky for a common problem in any household. Power strips are essential, the problem is: you can´t fit …

Android has secret camera features, but Google won't let you use them yet

Buried deep inside Google's mobile operating are hidden two features that would make for a far more refined Android photography experience. Raw image …

Google Now’s voice commands brought together in a useful infographic

When Google Now first arrived with Android 4.1, many folks referred to it as the Google alternative to SIRI. In reality, Google Now is much more than just a simple digital assistant, levering the full power of the web and Google’s services to provide an experience that is worlds above the …

Android News

40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Our recent blog <i>50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World</i> did so well that we thought we’d do another one. We all want to simplify and improve our lives; …

Lifehacks

The reluctant father

The Nutter | Cycle Multi Tool

After a very successful kickstarter campaign, "The Nutter” is now available for purchase. The stylish leather pouch includes all the essentials you …