Posts tagged "singapore"

The Daily Squeeze: Jamie Oliver’s Advice, Singapore’s Banned Websites, And A Wedding Shooting

Chef Jamie Oliver said if you want to get men to cook, you should stop having sex with them. [News.com.au]…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 27, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Shark Fin Soup, A Burning Man, And Premature Ejaculation

Shark fin consumption in Singapore more than doubled from 2006 to 2007, largely driven by an increase in wedding celebrations. Shark fin soup is popular at Chinese wedding banquets, where it's seen as a status symbol. "Shark's fin is a must at a wedding," one housewife said. "It is like a birthday cake." […
By: Catherine Strawn / May 15, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Stinky Breath, Illegal Sex Drugs, And More Theme Weddings

Bad breath isn't going to help you win any friends or lovers, but luckily new research shows that brushing twice a day with an antibacterial toothpaste (like Colgate Total) and using a toothbrush with a built-in tongue scraper can eliminate chronic foul mouth. [Reuters] A man in Singapore allegedly died after consuming a…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 8, 2008

Lessons In Love

Like the pandas who are getting lessons in love-making, students at two polytechnic schools in Singapore can take a love elective worth two credits. The government is offering the class, which include watching romantic films, holding hands, and love song analysis, to boost the city state's flagging birthrate. According to the CIA, the…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 28, 2008