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What no Singaporean tells you about blogging for money

For some Singaporeans, blogging can be a good source of side income. But it’s not as simple as writing and posting pictures. There’s a rumour going around that blogging is easy money. With famous bloggers like Lady Iron Chef and Xiaxue supposedly making thousands of dollars per post, you might think it’s your golden ticket. While blogging can be a good ... Read More »

The Free Social Media Tools You Should Already Be Using

TweetDeck app | Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg If you want to learn more about a situation or get to the bottom of something important, you’ve probably been told to “follow the money.” You can apply this advice to business and leadership, too. If you want to keep a pulse on industry trends and stay ahead of the curve, one of the ... Read More »

You have been cleaning your ears all wrong

Feburary 18, 2017 1/6Your step-wise guide to remove earwax 0 We get too overzealous about maintaining our hygiene, sometimes pushing the Q-tips as much in our ears as humanly possible. We would still be thinking that this is the right way to go about it but that’s not so! Studies have shown how dreadful this habit can be. Earwax, in ... Read More »

Google Assistant will soon be able to buy stuff for you on command

Google Assistant already helps us organize our shopping lists and find out about things we’re interested in, but it stops short at actually letting us buy items. With a new feature rolling out to Pixel phones, it looks like that’s about to change. A new option for setting up payment methods has appeared in the Assistant settings for Pixel users, ... Read More »

Google Assistant can now share personal info in Allo, but only if you let it

One of the coolest features of Allo is the ability to bring Google Assistant into any conversation. Just type @google and you can ask Assistant questions like “What’s my schedule like today” or “Show me the latest Cars 3 trailer,” and it will happily oblige, saving you the trouble of opening Chrome or Calendar and searching yourself. Now Google is ... Read More »

Are you going wrong with your cheat meal?

6/13Dark chocolate 0 Yes. It’s allowed. Melt some and pour on fruits like strawberries and bananas, and everything about this diet plan will seem godly. (Image Courtesy: Thinkstock) 7/13Pasta and Pizza 0 If you are an Italian-food addict, whole wheat pastas and pizza bases are available. You can make them at home as well. Load these with veggies, chicken, fish ... Read More »

Do you suffer from ‘nature deficit’ disorder?

(Pic: Thinkstock) Do you work out, sleep well and still manage to feel fatigued and listless at the end of the work week? No, you’re not counting your sheep wrong or exercising less. You may be suffering from a deprivation of the outdoors — one of the most common problems of urban living. It’s called ‘nature deficit disorder’, which arises ... Read More »

LinkedIn enhances Premium subscriptions to help you optimize your career

LinkedIn is rolling out updates to its Premium subscription plans in a move to boost the value proposition and direct outcomes delivered through LinkedIn data on businesses, careers and education. The changes are designed to make better use of both existing data and the new datasets LinkedIn is gathering on salary, company details and the courses its users are completing ... Read More »

Windows 10’s Cortana adds Suggested Reminders to help you keep your promises

PCWorld | FEB 9, 2017 8:00 AM PT Credit: Microsoft MORE LIKE THIS Meet Cortana: The ultimate guide to Windows 10’s helpful digital assistant 4 ways to get things done faster with Cortana Windows 10’s Cortana now makes it easy to list who’s naughty or nice VIDEO 3 Ways to Speed Up Windows 10 Windows 10’s Cortana is already a ... Read More »

Here’s why you hate the sound of a pen clicking repeatedly

A lot of us often go nuts by the mundane sounds of people chewing or clicking a pen repeatedly. Ever wondered why this happens? It is attributed to an emotional control mechanism which causes the brain to go into an overdrive on hearing such trigger sounds, says a research. This is known as misophonia or hatred of trigger sounds. The ... Read More »