|Monday, January 16, 2017

Lifestyle News

One of world’s longest-surviving heart transplant patients dies at age 76: Report

SINGAPORE, Jan 16: Singapore Veteran journalist Seah Chiang Nee, who was one of the world’s longest-surviving heart transplant patients, has died, The Straits Times reported today. The report said Seah, who was the first Singaporean to get a heart transplant 32 years ago, died at the Singapore General Hospital on Sunday. Seah, who would have turned 77 next month, ...Full Article

More than 2 dozen sushi restaurants in Los Angeles mislabel their fish: Study

LOS ANGELES, Jan 13: Next time you order halibut, red snapper or yellowfin tuna at a sushi restaurant in the Los Angeles area, you may want to ask for proof of ...Full Article

Staying grounded: converted jetoffers unusual stay in Wales

Jan 11: Aviation enthusiasts have a novel way to feed their hobby without even taking to the skies: sleeping in a decommissioned private jet in Wales. With a double bedroom at ...Full Article

COMMENTARY: No proof music lessons make children any smarter

LIVERPOOL, Jan 12: Music is one of the most beautiful and powerful creations of humankind, and its powers are well known – making us happy and sad or relaxed and excited. ...Full Article

From S$20 works to Instagram heaven: 5 reasons to check out Art Stage Singapore 2017

SINGAPORE: As Singapore Art Week shifts into high gear this week, it’s time to immerse yourself in art. And at Art Stage Singapore, which is one of the highlights, you’ll ...Full Article

Britain officially recognizes Parkour as a sport

LONDON, Jan 11: Britain has become the first country officially to recognize Parkour as a sport after approval by the four Home Country Sports Councils was confirmed on Tuesday. “This ...Full Article

Pawn poll: Monopoly players get vote on new generation of game pieces

BOSTON, Jan 11: Will they deep-six the battleship? Give the boot the boot? Or, gasp, kill the Scottie dog? Fans of the Monopoly board game have until Jan. 31 to ...Full Article

It’s gonna be huge: China factory hatches giant Trump chickens

JIAXING, Jan 10: A Chinese factory is hatching giant inflatable chickens resembling Donald Trump to usher in the Year of the Rooster. The five-metre (16-foot) fowls sport the distinctive golden ...Full Article

Thailand expects tourism revenue of nearly US$50 billion in 2017

BANGKOK, Jan 10: Thailand expects revenue from foreign tourists to rise 8.5 percent to 1.78 trillion baht (US$49.8 billion) this year, a deputy prime minister said on Monday. The ...Full Article

Cuban rides around advertising rules on towering bike

HAVANA, Jan 10: Cubans are adept at inventing ways to earn cash but Felix Guirola stands: or rather, cycles: head and shoulders above them. The handyman, who loves heights, ...Full Article
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