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World’s most potent antioxidant, Activated Phenolics, has arrived in Singapore

Said to be the ‘superhero of antioxidants’, Activated Phenolics is described to be 12 times stronger than any other antioxidant. It was introduced to the Australian market in 2016 and has now arrived in Singapore a year later. Activated Phenolics was discovered by Dr Vincent Candrawinata at the Australian University of Newcastle during a joint Government and university research project in 2014. Dr Vincent is also the founder of healthcare company, Renovatio, the company introducing his discovery into the Singapore market. Activated Phenolics are said to be naturally extracted from apples and touted as a ‘one-stop superfood and the source...

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The Daily Scoop celebrates 13th Anniversary with 13 fresh and funky flavours

After opening their first brick and mortar store in 2004, The Daily Scoop now has 4 branches all over sunny Singapore. The owner, Ms Melissa Phey (seen above), started creating her own ice cream after tasting a strawberry ice cream that tasted like strawberry milk. Known for their quirkiness, The Daily Scoop has 22 ice cream flavours including Avocado, Cashew Caramel and Mao Shan Wang durian. The ice cream does not contain colouring or flavouring and is hand-churned daily in stores. 13 years later, they are about to launch 13 more. The first flavour to be released is the Miso...

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There is art for everyone at the Affordable Art Fair

The Affordable Art Fair made its debut in Singapore in 2009. It has been nine years and this year, the Fair will showcase over 65 galleries with more than 500 artists. It is a great opportunity to support local artists as more than a quarter of the artists will be homegrown. There is a huge array of art styles, from classical modern to cutting edge, abstract to figurative. The art pieces are priced between S$100 and S$15,000 with 75% of the art offered under S$7,500. The fair will also have talks and workshops. In collaboration with ION Art, the Young...

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5 tech devices that are functional for everyday use

Technology advancing at lightning speed has shifted the way things work in the world. Some people fear it as artificial intelligence taking over jobs, while others enjoy it as futuristic devices are created. While there is room for more advancements, unfortunately, unlike The Simpsons Movie, Singapore does not have a giant glass dome to provide haze free skies and cool weather. But here are five devices that are functional for everyday use. 1. Prynt We have seen instant cameras and Polaroid printers, but this is even better. This is a phone case that connects to your phone and allows you to print any...

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First look at Puma’s collab with Staple to launch Puma NTRVL collection

German sports brand Puma has partnered American menswear label Staple to create a second season of Puma NTRVL, an apparel and footwear collection to bring you from day to night with the different pieces. The collection for men and women has unique designs, made from premium materials, and transitional outfits including tops, bottoms, shoes, and accessories. The line has Puma’s new sneaker silhouettes, the Suede IGNITE (S$160, pictured above), and the Limitless NETFIT (S$200, pictured below)  which has energy returning foam and customisable lacing. I tried and tested the Limitless NETFIT during a class of boxing at Guava Labs fitness centre. Not only was the shoe’s high back trendy, it...

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