Citizens worldwide are experiencing a biological event like no other. Termed Covid-19, this coronavirus claimed over ten million lives worldwide. Well before the World Health Organisation classed Covid-19 as a pandemic, scientists were already racing to triangulate its symptoms and determine its transmissibility (World Health Organization, 2020). Today, science and technology equip biologists and virologists… Continue reading Understanding The Covid-19 Pandemic Through Sociological Lenses
As I get ready to study gender issues this term, psychologist Susan Pinker is on hand to inform us that males are fragile. If the slides and data are any indication, men are on track to being extinct in some far future.
Amirah is my colleague at The Singapore Association for the Deaf. I’ve known her since March 2015. This video from OGS briefly showcases the work that she does.
This is not a paid or sponsored advertisement (TINAPOSA). I suffered from regular whiteheads around my lips and chin for many years. They rear their little white bumps at night and grow up to be full white heads in the morning. Seeing them in the mirror after I wake up annoys me, on top of… Continue reading Sensodyne Repair And Protect Toothpaste
After writing a piece, I often eliminate words and restructure passages. I believe everyone should cultivate a habit of relentlessly removing redundant words. If you think that you write too much, you just might. This is regardless of how skilled of a wordsmith you are. Over time, I compiled a list of common phrases that… Continue reading Eliminate Verbal Haze
Ever since Man discovered fire, Man discovered coffee. And for as long as Man lived, rituals existed. Subsequently, Man discovered the ritualistic art of hot coffee over a smouldering fire. And like his ancestors of centuries past, the modern Man of today engages in the same rituals. For many, including myself, there is a morning… Continue reading Coffee Meets Keyboard