REAL VS FAKE

Debunking Common Youth Misconceptions About the Older Generations

By Kelvin Tan | August 20, 2019

Generation gap often leads to stereotyping and false assumptions about the older generations. While we don’t consider these conventional images as something of substance, we can’t ignore the fact that these perceptions usually play a huge role in influencing the state of mind of an adult who’s about to enter... Read more…
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People Over 50’s Talk About Things Society Accepts That Shocked Them

By Kelvin Tan | June 14, 2019

Things, fashion, technology, even culture change and improve as time goes by. There are different stories in different generation. Sometime we hear our elders talking about things we can’t relate to, and vice versa. Indeed, generation gap. Here’s a list of things that are socially accepted that shocked people over... Read more…
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Can You Hear Me Now? Singapore Has Been Riddled With Noise Pollution

By Kelvin Tan | May 3, 2019

We always encounter different kind of noises in our everyday life, from brewing coffee to the honking of the car you are riding on on your way to the office. Do we realize what are these noises for? It is just a natural thing in our life that we don’t... Read more…
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Salt Myth Debunked: Salt is Not The Bad Guy!

By Kelvin Tan | April 7, 2019

Salt is a very important ingredient when cooking and a must have in the kitchen. But what about in health? Do we need salt in to improve our health? Is salt bad or good for our health? Let’s find out. But first let’s differentiate table salt from sea salt as... Read more…
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Social Interaction Through Social Media

By Kelvin Tan | April 3, 2019

Social media is really a big thing these days. Everyone has their own smartphones and social media accounts. Internet has really helped people’s lives more convenient and easier. Just search something on Google and then boom—answers to your curiosity will be listed. According to Hashmeta (2019), 98% of Singapore’s internet... Read more…
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Take A Walk Down The Memory Lane: Hear A Story About Pre-Singapura

By Kelvin Tan | March 29, 2019

Temasek derived from Malay word ‘tasik’ which means lake or sea. Later on in the history, Temasek was changed into Singapura which means Lion City in Sanskrit. Different version in history are saying different stories of how and where the old Singapura really came from. People who was alive during... Read more…
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Voice Search: Ask the question out loud

By Kelvin Tan | March 17, 2019

With Singapore as one of the leading countries when it comes to innovation – even crowned as Asia’s Technology Capital – it is not surprising that almost everyday you can discover a new invention that will make your life easier. What we are going to talk about today, however, is... Read more…
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Becoming a Tech Savvy Senior

By Kelvin Tan | November 27, 2018

We are now in the digital age. Everything revolves around the Internet. What we once knew as discs and walkmans are now compact in a small, nifty device. Everything can be accessed with just a single tap or swipe. You can video call your friends and family from miles and... Read more…
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Identifying an Online Scam

By Kelvin Tan | November 25, 2018

 You’ve finally mastered being a tech savvy senior, congratulations! You are able to use the Internet in connecting with your friends, buying things online, and even playing games. However, with all the fake news and scams, it might still be hard to trust everything that you see out there... Read more…
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Dispelling the Top Myths and Stereotypes of Aging

By Kelvin Tan | November 14, 2018

Aging is a very personal bodily process. One needs to be in that specific situation in order to fully understand how it feels to be in the most mature stage of life. However, the way we perceive it has been hugely affected by the things we have been seeing in... Read more…
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Fact or Myth: Can Lemons Prevent Cancer?

By Kelvin Tan | October 22, 2018

Cancer is the result of abnormal cell growth in the body. Cancer cells grow, divide, and spread from one organ to another very quickly. It is one of the deadliest diseases in the world. In fact, cancer is the #1 cause of death in Singapore. Although scientists are continuously finding... Read more…
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