07 Jul 2013
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Are Your Insect-Repellent Wipes Flammable and 100% Natural?

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I was still asleep on this Sunday morning 3.20am when I had a reminder via email from PROJECT AWARENESS about a gathering at some place between 10.30 to 12pm on 7th July 2013. Being a night-owl, I doubted I could attend. Anyway, I sent feedback that I had no idea what the gathering is about, […]

30 Jun 2013
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Will an Emergency Preparedness Association Make Us More Resilient?

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2 days ago, I was chatting with a friend. Post-haze, he ?was in the view ?that an emergency preparedness organization should to be set up. I looked at it ?in a different light, and felt that we citizens should not not rely too much on authority or organizations for our disaster preparedness. We have the […]

26 Jun 2013
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5 Health Benefits of Cucumbers

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1. Cucumbers are fat-busting. “In order to lose weight, you need to eat fewer calories than you expend. A cucumber with the peel, which weighs 301 g, or nearly 11 oz., has only 45 calories. More than 95 percent of the weight of a cucumber is from water, which is a calorie-free nutrient and a […]

22 Jun 2013
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Dust / Surgical / Face Masks Versus N95

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“N95 Masks Flying Off Shelves, but They Offer Scant Protection“. “N95 Masks Are Useless at Protecting Wearers from Swine Flu“   We know how to wear our masks but are we being taught things that tell us we are not actually behind what SCIENCE shows us? Filter % of Airborne Particles (Higher filter efficiency means […]

21 Jun 2013
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Life-Saving Tips for Hazy Days

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First, here’s a little deviation from the haze issue, this little camper arrived here 2 weeks ago, and may be the only portable smoke-less camper-cooker in Singapore. We first charged the camper with my laptop (the laptop’s energy is lowered of course). And then we used it to charge my handphone as well. We found […]

20 Jun 2013
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Why I’ve Decided to Stop Buying Palm Oil with or without the Haze

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Yesterday, I said I will be stopping support (no more buying) palm oil products. Foods, detergents, soups, shampoo that contain palm oil. Sodium Laureate Sulphate (SLS) is also made from palm oil and is linked to cancer tumours in animals, etc and is found in many personal care products. For those who think it’s crazy, […]