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You know when nice Traffic Mata tells you NOT to play with your handphone while driving? There’s a reason for it – you suck at paying attention to multiple things at once. Like this woman, who can’t even be trusted to walk purposefully when using her handphone. Either that, or she was just dying for a dip in the shopping mall fountain. The incident took place in a Beijing shopping...

If you find crabs strolling in MacRitchie Reservoir park, don’t eat them raw! Two boys from Hunan China who ate raw wild crabs soon had holes eaten in their organs because they did so. The boys had eaten the crabs, and days later complained they weren’t feeling well. One of the boys complained that he had a constant headache and couldn’t walk. Doctors conducted tests on the boys and found that...

If you thought that the NUS sexually-charged orientation games which were exposed recently were bad, wait till you take a look at what games kids are playing at Hong Kong universities. One of the orientation games involves two male students licking the insides of a female students thighs, reportedly as a “forfeit”, while another involves a young ladies putting themselves and their mouths...

The Oxford English Dictionary has included more Singlish words in its latest update on Monday. No lah, not Chinese Helicopter or Indian Helicopter or your great grandfather’s helicopter lah. More like Ah Beng, Aiyoh and Aiyah. The best (or worst) part is, all these latest words seem to have their origins in the term “nabeh” (if you don’t know what that is, don’t read...

If you’re the sort who takes budget airlines, you’ll be familiar with the flamboyant Malaysian carrier Air Asia. And if you’re familiar with Melbourne, Australia, you’ll know that it’s far away from Malaysia – in fact, it’s in the opposite direction of travel! Somehow though, an Air Asia flight that was headed for Kuala Lumpur from Sydney found itself in Melbourne instead. A snowball...

A Vietnam court has jailed a Singaporean man for 5 months and 6 days for holding his girlfriend captive in a hotel room. In February this year, 41-year-old Eng Yong Kit forced his 24-year-old Vietnamese girlfriend into a hotel room in Ho Chi Minh City. With himself and the woman inside, Eng then then locked the room and used a bed to it to prevent others from rescuing her. Local police, together with...

Seeing a man sh*t openly in a train carriage would usually make you go “Oh crap”, but these commuters on a Shanghai Metro train don’t seem to mind at all. The man apparently couldn’t hold it in and decided that he’d put some newspaper on the floor and just do the dirty deed there and then. More surprisingly, commuters don’t even look shocked at his actions. Some even snapped pictures like...

I Sea, a popular app that claims to scan the Mediterranean Sea in real time for adrift refugees, doesn’t work. And its creators, Grey Singapore, have been accused of creating the fake app simply to win international advertising awards. The app has caused a stir, with international news agencies and tech mags such as Reuters, CBS News, Wired, Mashable praising it. It has also been nominated at...

Pretty ladies (and guys) headed to Taiwan some exotic durians (why ah? Malaysia ones not good enough for you ah?) make sure you look carefully before you pop that seed in your mouth. And, always check your durians, even if they’re from a friend! A beautician in Taichung, Taiwan was raped by a 43-year-old fruit seller who laced her durians with sleeping pills. He crushed two of the sleeping pills...

You’re on holiday in Thailand and it’s a blistering hot day and you want a cool drink – so why not get a bottle of fresh orange juice from the roadside stall? Because that bottle might simply contain 100 percent food additives and zero orange juice! A Vietnamese couple and their two assistants-in-crime have been arrested for making these fake “fresh orange juice” and the worrying part is...

If you’re the kind of person who believes in the miraculous wonders of alternative medicine, you’d do well to make sure what you’re consuming won’t leave you in worse shape. This woman was left with a hole in the nose after a herbal treatment which she believed would help her cure skin cancer. She rubbed black salve ointment known on her face and forehead, but the treatment...

Diamonds might be a girl’s best friends, but this scantily-clad guy clearly prefers his shoes. He’s been spotted on several occasions now, after he was last seen 2 days ago at a supermarket erm, bending it unlike a certain Beckham. This time, the man was spotted hanging loose on the MRT . Which MRT is anyone’s guess because it’s uncertain where these pictures though some have...

It’s official – “ang moh” is now an accepted term in the Oxford English Dictionary. Looks like we won’t be receiving anymore emails stating that we spelt “Caucasian fella” wrongly anymore. This comes as the Oxford English Dictionary unveiled its new March 2016 update, adding phrases and words from “Singapore English” into its lexicon. Other Uniquely...

One 50-year-old man from China put on his best outfit and attended his daughter’s wedding (where presumably he got drunk and started singing the China equivalent of Jit Ba Ban or something similar). Days later, he couldn’t breathe and his penis was rotting. The man, only known as Zhang, had quarrelled with his wife days leading up to the wedding. According to local police, she laced his underwear...