All posts filed under: interest

Molecular Gastronomy – Jelly Edition

By Oviya

You’ve probably had flavoured jelly growing up. The dynamic, jiggly dessert that comes in multitudes of pure flavours and bright colours, to many of us, now remains source of a much needed daily dose of sugar, or a remembrance of our fond childhood memories. As such, it might be a bit of a stretch to believe that this basic tea-time snack can be elevated to a position where it frequently features in numerous Michelin starred restaurants around the world. […]


Super Blue Blood Moon – What’s the hype?

By Dayrius Tay

If you had looked to the skies the evening of 31 January, you would have been greeted with the awe-inspiring sight of a crimson red moon. The celestial event is basically a lunar eclipse where the Earth obscures the sun’s light […]

Cryptocurrency: Prophecy or Fallacy

By Dayrius Tay

The advent of cryptocurrency has rung alarm bells in governments around the world, as they either clamp down hard like China recently did or jumped onboard like Russia. As a techie, it is tempting to jump to conclusions and view the stance of governments through the tinted glass of a conspiracy theorist. Why hinder the progression of humanity into a cashless future invulnerable to the whims of governments? Every rose has its thorns, while it is almost certain that governments have ulterior motives, the revolutionary power of cryptocurrencies brings along a plethora of issues that might be viewed as inevitable teething troubles or fatal flaws […]

Cryptocurrency Intricacies

By Dayrius Tay

Cryptocurrency is a topic that never fails to feature prominently in all forms of media, be it investment advice in financial magazines, reports of money laundering on the papers or even irate rants by PC enthusiasts on Reddit. This highlights the disproportionate amount of attention cryptocurrency has attracted from both speculators and the general public. […]

Blackfish Review

By Yvette Low

I believe the larger issue Blackfish was commenting on was that animals should not be caged or used as a cheap entertainment for monetary gain. They deserve as much liberty as humans and should not be taken away from their natural habitat […]

Fidget Spinner

By Dayrius Tay

We live in an age of miniaturisation where people covet the tiny over the massive. Gone are the days where computers were the size of refrigerators and  speakers that took up the entire table. This inexplicable obsession […]