The haze, crazy weather patterns, the increasingly hot climate - the proof is in the pudding what climate crisis is real and we need to play our part in reducing our carbon footprint that exacerbates the issue.
Reducing our waste, taking steps to consume less energy from power grids, and becoming as self sufficient as possible are the main ways we can all move towards carbon neutral territory. These ideas sound harder to achieve than it really is, you don’t need to have a complete life change to help fix the problem. Here are some very easy, simple steps that you can take to reduce your own carbon footprint.
Drive less! Non-renewable energy and fossil fuels are one of the main contributors to the climate crisis. Take public transport; get an electric scooter or bicycle if you live far away from an MRT station, like this Xiaomi electric scooter that goes up to 30km per charge and folds up when not in use
Starring iconic characters who have been enthralling old fans and attracting new followers for decades, Star Wars is a massive franchise, comprising numerous movies and shows. However, many of these were not released in a serial order. Thus, for those who are just starting to deep-dive into the mythology and understand character developments, it is best to watch Star Wars in a chronological order. The world of Star Wars is a creation of George Lucas, who directed many of the films in the franchi
During this final week of June, we are greeted by a powerful new moon that signifies a powerful new beginning for us all. However, according to the June 2022 horoscope, there’s a mighty conjunction that shall also occur this week between Mars – the ruler of war and anger, and Rahu – the ruler of illusions, greed, and deception. This conjunction is one that can shatter us to the core, but also give us the ability to power through the toughest forces of the cosmos. Let’s see what is in store for e
As a Singaporean, I’m proud to say that we have an abundance of local farms producing food to feed our people, despite being a small country. It saddens me to know that Fire Flies Health Farm, which is one of the few remaining family-run organic vegetable farms, will be closing down on 30 July 2022. […] The post Family-run Fire Flies Health Farm & hawker stall Thunder Tree closing its doors appeared first on SETHLUI.com.
Grammy Award-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar made headlines on 26 June, as he concluded his debut performance at the Glastonbury music festival. The Pulitzer Prize winner sported a diamond-encrusted crown of thorns crafted by jewellery house Tiffany & Co., which instantly stood out. However, it is the same headpiece that the American rapper is seen wearing in the artworks of his fifth studio album Mr Morale & the Big Steppers. The jewellery brand made the headpiece along with Lamar and his creativ
One of the world’s most iconic restaurants is now confined to a watery grave. It’s a fate that’s not befitting Hong Kong’s Jumbo Floating Restaurant. The famed but ageing tourist attraction that featured in multiple Cantonese and Hollywood films, has capsized merely days after being towed out of the city last week. The Covid pandemic had sunk the struggling business, which has long been an iconic part of the city’s landscape. The buoyant behemoth, which at 76 metres (250 feet) long could house 2
It came, it aired, and it ended, but did Disney Plus’ Obi-Wan Kenobi series live up to the hype? Despite the initial negative reception of the prequel trilogy, the three films have been experiencing a renaissance – particularly among those who grew up with them. Following the immense success of projects such as Jedi: Fallen Order and the final season of The Clone Wars, audiences have been clamouring for an extension of George Lucas’ vision of the prequel era. And that’s exactly what we got, as E
Time to drop a beat. Comprising strong, rhythmic beats, rhyming lines and a rapping vocal track, hip hop is a music genre that originated in New York City in the 1970s. But what began as a cultural exchange among the African-American, Latino and Caribbean youth has now grown exponentially and is one of the most popular music styles around the world, rendered in numerous regional languages. Here are some of the best hip hop artists who are making waves in the music industry with their unique pers
Have you ever bitten into a Chicken McCrispy and wished you had a higher spice tolerance? Well, McDonald’s has heard your prayers. From 30 June 2022, McDonald‘s will be launching a new Chicken McCrispy Salt & Pepper, which will be a non-spicy version of the existing Chicken McCrispy Spicy. Chicken McCrispy Salt & Pepper (2pc) […] The post McDonald’s launches a limited Chicken McCrispy flavour and new McFizz drink appeared first on SETHLUI.com.
La Petite Boulangerie, located within furniture brand My Selection‘s physical store in Farrer Park, has recently opened this past June 2022. Helmed by pastry chef Celeste Teh, La Petite Boulangerie offers French bakes that are rare to come across in Singapore. The bakery has its own demarcated area, with some tables alongside for people to […] The post New in town: La Petite Boulangerie – Singapore’s first bakery to offer Merveilleux, a dessert steeped in ancient tradition appeared first on SETH
Boldly designed with mesmerising spirals as the main focus, Bvlgari’s B.zero1 is a collection born of the brave ambition of revolutionising the aesthetic codes in the world of jewellery design through creativity and imagination. Launched in 1999 – in time to welcome the year 2000 – its name channels the strength that underscores new beginnings: “B” stands for Bvlgari, while “0” represents the new millennium and “1” symbolises new beginnings. Bvlgari B.zero1 New Classic rose gold ring and matchin
Okra signals deep summer. The finger-sized green vegetables (technically fruit) begin to mature on tall okra plants as fireflies leave the shadows and cicadas begin to zing on sultry evenings. If you were to walk into your own okra patch, you would brush past the plants’ silky hibiscus flowers and snap off your own tender crop. Failing home-grown, okra arrives by the crateful at farmers’ markets and supermarkets, and are versatile enough to be incorporated into a number of recipes. When okra-sur
In 2008, Spotify changed the way we listen to music when it launched with millions of tracks and podcast titles on its free and premium versions. According to its website, Spotify is a “digital music, podcast and video service that gives you access to millions of songs and other content from creators all over the world.” As the world’s most popular audio streaming, it boasts a powerful community of 406 million global listeners across 184 markets today. The makers of the app have been able to ach
Some of the biggest European clubs are set to arrive in countries such as Thailand and Singapore for pre-season Asian football tours before their respective 2022-23 seasons commence. Football stars enjoy a commanding fan following in Asian countries, including Japan, South Korea, the UAE and India. Icons like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have the status of demi-gods among the legions of fans across the continent. Though most of the world’s best football clubs are in Europe and South Americ
People of all skin types can definitely benefit from using retinol if any or one of your beauty concerns includes reducing dark spots, decreasing the effects of sun exposure and reducing the appearance of wrinkles.
Despite the blistering hot weather, Singapore has been facing much rain recently. Victims of the rain come in the form of umbrella-less pedestrians and one of the lesser known victims would be pasar malams. On 28 June 2022 around 2.32pm, a pasar malam at Yishun battled strong winds and torrential downpour, and ended up losing. […] The post Pasar malam at GV Yishun cut short due to collapse of structure appeared first on SETHLUI.com.