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Vandalism and theft are plaguing bike-sharing companies in new cities they go to, too

Vandalism and theft are plaguing bike-sharing companies in new cities they go to, too The majority of these shared bikes are stationless, which means they don't need to be docked at a designated spot.They lock themselves after your ride is over, and you're meant to just leave the bike standing by the kerb.

Hundreds of mice found in an apartment after owners left them to breed

Hundreds of mice found in an apartment after owners left them to breed Hundreds of pet mice were found in an apartment in Singapore, owned by an unnamed man and his elderly mother.Last Friday, animal welfare volunteers went into the flat, where the mice were found roaming all over the 100 square meter (1,076 sq ft) apartment's floors — and not in enclosures.

I can confirm Google's massive Street View camera backpack is heavy AF

I can confirm Google's massive Street View camera backpack is heavy AF What do you get when you put an almost 4-foot high backpack on someone that's barely 5'2"?So it wasn't the most graceful when I tried on Google's Street View Trekker, one of several pieces of equipment the company uses to capture its Street View imagery.

Movie poster sparks controversy by comparing military service with childbirth pain

Movie poster sparks controversy by comparing military service with childbirth pain An Instagram post by the Singapore government has sparked outrage, after asking netizens if the process of childbirth was worse than going through military service.The movie the post refers to is Beijing, Mumbai, Tampines (BMT) — a Singaporean film which centers around the shared experiences of National Service among Singaporeans.

NuTonomy gets some new additions to its self-driving taxi fleet

NuTonomy gets some new additions to its self-driving taxi fleet Startup NuTonomy beat a lot of larger companies to the punch last year when it launched a pilot autonomous taxi service in Singapore.Since then, the company has continued testing self-driving cars in Singapore and its hometown of Boston.

The Force is strong with these giant 'sabertrees'

The Force is strong with these giant 'sabertrees' Unless you live in an underground apocalypse bunker, you probably noticed that yesterday was May the Fourth (a.Partnering with Disney, the city-state transformed its Gardens By the Bay's giant solar-powered "supertrees" into "sabertrees.

Over 20,000 people lit up a park to celebrate pride

Over 20,000 people lit up a park to celebrate pride After the pride event's last edition in 2016, the city's government barred foreign sponsors and foreigners from taking part in the event, and ordered organisers to set up barricades around the 2.The result was increased costs for Pink Dot's organisers.

Trump at the G20 summit was pretty much a gaffe-filled disaster

Trump at the G20 summit was pretty much a gaffe-filled disaster The best part of the G20 summit this year?A press release issued by the White House referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as the President of the Republic of China.

Campaign promoting Chinese gets one of its slogan's Chinese words wrong

Campaign promoting Chinese gets one of its slogan's Chinese words wrong However, instead of using the Chinese character for "read" (读), it instead chose one that meant "showing disrespect" (渎).So basically, the slogan ended up saying: "Listen, speak, disrespect, write.

Hundreds queued up overnight 2 days before Supreme x Louis Vuitton's launch

Hundreds queued up overnight 2 days before Supreme x Louis Vuitton's launch You aren't a true Supreme x LV fan until you've queued up overnight for it.Hundreds of people in Singapore queued up overnight on Wednesday, just for a chance to buy a piece of the Supreme x Louis Vuitton collection, come Friday when it launches here.

These tiny foods look just like the real thing

These tiny foods look just like the real thing Jocelyn Teo, owner of AiClay, is a master of making tiny food look realistic and delicious.But don't be fooled, they're not edible.

This iPhone photo has made it onto billboards across the world

This iPhone photo has made it onto billboards across the world You know what they say — it's not about the camera you have, it's what you do with it.When Filipino Instagrammer Francis Olarte snapped a photo of his niece, he wasn't expecting it to be seen by million across the world.

We got a peek at the world's best airport's newest terminal

We got a peek at the world's best airport's newest terminal You don't get to be the world's best airport for five years running by resting on your laurels.The terminal's main design is inspired by the orchid, Singapore's national flower, and Changi placed petal designs everywhere, from the carpets to the ceilings.

Singapore is testing glow-in-the-dark roads

Singapore is testing glow-in-the-dark roads That's what Singapore's testing along a trail, that used to be part of an old railway track.The government has a big project underway to overhaul the rail line, and the luminous trail is just one of the ideas being tested.

Woman gave birth in the back of an Uber and got $220 worth credits

Woman gave birth in the back of an Uber and got $220 worth credits Now you know what's in store, should you ever have to give birth in the back of an Uber.She had earlier complained of pregnancy pains, and called an Uber to get her there.

Amazon's new Prime Now warehouse in Singapore is absolutely massive

Amazon's new Prime Now warehouse in Singapore is absolutely massive After years of preparation, Amazon has finally launched its same-day Prime Now delivery service in Singapore.To achieve the rapid delivery times, Amazon's opened its largest Prime Now warehouse to date, at 100,000 square feet of space near the Jurong district.

Amazon Prime Now launched in Singapore, then quickly couldn't cope with demand

Amazon Prime Now launched in Singapore, then quickly couldn't cope with demand Just hours after it launched in Singapore to great fanfare — Amazon Prime Now is down.But for all the initial hype and excitement it drummed up, it seems like the delivery service is unable to cope with demand.

Starbucks whips up its first Frappuccino creation for Singapore

Starbucks whips up its first Frappuccino creation for Singapore Like toasted coconut and gula melaka (caramelised palm sugar), going by Starbucks' latest creation.The coffee giant will release its first drink created for Singapore on Tuesday, launched ahead of the country's 52nd birthday next week.

Singapore Airlines' latest safety video is the most beautiful we've seen yet

Singapore Airlines' latest safety video is the most beautiful we've seen yet If you never pay attention during inflight safety videos, perhaps Singapore Airlines' latest will change that.The new video, which will start showing in flights at the end of the year, showcases plenty of iconic landmarks in the photogenic city, as a voiceover narrates the usual safety guidelines.

Intel is getting ready to make 300 drones dance together in the night sky

Intel is getting ready to make 300 drones dance together in the night sky On Wednesday evening, the sky above downtown Singapore will light up with 300 drones moving in formation.Here's a preview of the show tomorrow: The parade's organisers have tapped Intel to provide the segment.