[Fact or Myth] A hot drink cools you more than a cold one?

One of the greatest urban myths of summertime speaks of the ‘magical’ properties of a cup of piping hot tea that will ultimately cool you down more than an ice-cold drink. But is this counterintuitive cooling technique a fact, or

[Fact or Myth] A hot drink cools you more than a cold one?

One of the greatest urban myths of summertime speaks of the ‘magical’ properties of a cup of piping hot tea that will ultimately cool you down more than an ice-cold drink. But is this counterintuitive cooling technique a fact, or

Water Conservation #6: Watering Plants

Like all life on earth, plants need water to survive and grow. Water is used as a vehicle to carry moisture and nutrients back and forth between the plant’s roots and leaves, and is an essential requirement for the survival

Water Conservation #6: Watering Plants

Like all life on earth, plants need water to survive and grow. Water is used as a vehicle to carry moisture and nutrients back and forth between the plant’s roots and leaves, and is an essential requirement for the survival

Why Water Conservation Is Everybody’s Responsibility

  We, the citizens of Singapore, pledge ourselves as one united people, regardless of race, language or religion, to build a democratic society based on justice and equality so as to achieve happiness, prosperity and progress for our nation. As

Why Water Conservation Is Everybody’s Responsibility

  We, the citizens of Singapore, pledge ourselves as one united people, regardless of race, language or religion, to build a democratic society based on justice and equality so as to achieve happiness, prosperity and progress for our nation. As

Water Conservation #5: Washing Vegetables

While most people may be aware of the importance of handling meat safely, many consider the risk of food poisoning from vegetables to be low. But the risk can never be entirely eliminated (e.g., 2011 E. coli outbreak in the

Water Conservation #5: Washing Vegetables

While most people may be aware of the importance of handling meat safely, many consider the risk of food poisoning from vegetables to be low. But the risk can never be entirely eliminated (e.g., 2011 E. coli outbreak in the

When The Ocean Weeps

Contrary to popular myth that most ocean pollution is oil spilled from passing vessels, most of it is in fact land-based litter. And while Singapore may have prided itself as a clean and green city (and many tourists probably agree

When The Ocean Weeps

Contrary to popular myth that most ocean pollution is oil spilled from passing vessels, most of it is in fact land-based litter. And while Singapore may have prided itself as a clean and green city (and many tourists probably agree

Water Conservation #4: Car Wash

While washing your car at home can be rather cost-saving (when compared to commercial car wash), it is not so lenient when it comes to water usage. However, here’s a method that can reduce that astounding amount of water used

Water Conservation #4: Car Wash

While washing your car at home can be rather cost-saving (when compared to commercial car wash), it is not so lenient when it comes to water usage. However, here’s a method that can reduce that astounding amount of water used

Growing Your Own Herb Garden in Sunny SG

Oh no, it’s wilting again! Whether it is due to humidity, over-watering, under-watering, poor soil and/or even the invasion of unidentified critters, there’s no doubt that plants die for a whole lot of different reasons. Urban farming (‘the practice of

Growing Your Own Herb Garden in Sunny SG

Oh no, it’s wilting again! Whether it is due to humidity, over-watering, under-watering, poor soil and/or even the invasion of unidentified critters, there’s no doubt that plants die for a whole lot of different reasons. Urban farming (‘the practice of

Singapore Youth Award Recipient: Mr Shabir Tabare Alam

The Singapore Youth Award has been awarded to five young people for their contributions to society in the fields of art, culture, sport and medicine. Among them is Mr Shabir Tabare Alam, 31, an award-winning music producer and singer-songwriter. Mr Shabir is

Singapore Youth Award Recipient: Mr Shabir Tabare Alam

The Singapore Youth Award has been awarded to five young people for their contributions to society in the fields of art, culture, sport and medicine. Among them is Mr Shabir Tabare Alam, 31, an award-winning music producer and singer-songwriter. Mr Shabir is

When Overdrinking Water Becomes Deadly

Water is the essence of life that flows through our veins and keeps us alive. Yet, while it’s uncanny how many essential functions water serves for li­fe processes, it is important to know that drinking too much can be just

When Overdrinking Water Becomes Deadly

Water is the essence of life that flows through our veins and keeps us alive. Yet, while it’s uncanny how many essential functions water serves for li­fe processes, it is important to know that drinking too much can be just

Water Conservation #3: Doing Your Laundry

Doing laundry is actually complicated science. Think about it; nobody actually teaches you how to do your laundry properly in school or at work. So how do you know you’re doing it right? Typically, we throw our clothes into the

Water Conservation #3: Doing Your Laundry

Doing laundry is actually complicated science. Think about it; nobody actually teaches you how to do your laundry properly in school or at work. So how do you know you’re doing it right? Typically, we throw our clothes into the

Mysteries of the Deep, A Fishy Tale

“The seas grew more frantic as daylight gradually faded into night, a fringe of foamy lace spreading over the golden beach in silent beckoning. Standing like a statue on the shore, the pale waters splashing over his bare feet, Blake

Mysteries of the Deep, A Fishy Tale

“The seas grew more frantic as daylight gradually faded into night, a fringe of foamy lace spreading over the golden beach in silent beckoning. Standing like a statue on the shore, the pale waters splashing over his bare feet, Blake

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MyWaters App

Get the latest updates on flash floods from CCTV images with PUB’s MyWaters app. Informative content on beautiful waterscapes are also available at your fingertips. Features include: • Receive alerts on heavy rain, rising water levels and flash floods •

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MyWaters App

Get the latest updates on flash floods from CCTV images with PUB’s MyWaters app. Informative content on beautiful waterscapes are also available at your fingertips. Features include: • Receive alerts on heavy rain, rising water levels and flash floods •