Daily Archives: 2015-10-13

Drunk driver live-streams her driving, gets arrested

A 23-year old woman in the United States was arrested on Saturday after she broadcast herself driving while intoxicated. Whitney Beall, a resident of the town of Lakeland in Florida, was apparently drunk as she streamed her actions on the social media app, Periscope, the live-streaming platform owned by Twitter. Periscope allows one to broadcast “live” to anyone anywhere in …

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SDP questions delay in news about SGH Hep C outbreak

The Singapore Democratic Party on Tuesday questioned the delay in disclosing the news of the Hepatitis C outbreak in the Singapore General Hospital to the public, asking if the announcement had been held off for a “political consideration” such as the general election. In a statement signed by SDP Secretary-General Chee Soon Juan, the party pointed out that under the …

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5 nifty (or weird) things you can back on Kickstarter

There are tons of people out there with ideas – some better than others. Crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter allow these people to put their ideas into action. If you’re looking for some new-fangled product to put some money into, here are five you can check out: Batband – Listen to music even while keep your ears free to listen to other stuff …

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Your workplace might be torturing you if you work 9 – 5

An Oxford University academic and sleep expert has claimed that work hours should be altered, describing a 9am to 5pm workday as “torture”. Dr Paul Kelley, an honorary clinical research fellow at Oxford University’s Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute, said that the circadian rhythms of adults under the age of 55 are not in sync with nine-to-five working hours, leaving them …

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