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Nintendo Labo: Nintendo is selling cardboard for $100.

Yes, you read that right. Nintendo, the 128-year old Japanese company best known for the top-selling video game franchises of Mario and Pokemon, is selling cardboard for $100.
Last Wednesday (17 Jan), Nintendo announced its new offering: the Nintendo Labo, a DIY cardboard based toy accessory that complements the Nintendo Switch console.
How it works:

Each Labo Kit comes with sheets of pre-perforated cardboard, which you can fold the cut-out designs in them a variety of 3D shapes.

Each design interacts with the Nintendo Switch in a different way, be it sliding the Switch screen in, popping in the joystick or transforming yourself into a full-sized controller.

What they have:
A Piano

A Fishing Rod

A House

A Car

A Robot Transforming Backpack Box

How to get it in Singapore:
The Nintendo Labo will be released on 20 April 2018. Two kits are available for pre-order:
1. The Nintendo Labo Variety Kit, which costs US$69.99 (S$92). Includes five Toy-Con projects: 2 RC cars, 1 fishing rod, 1 house, 1 moto…

Stop helping your maid to keep her salaries

The Centre for Domestic Employees (CDE) has recently tried to push for the Singapore government to pass a law, prohibiting the practice of employers safe-keeping their maids' salaries.

Many Singaporean employees believe in helping their maids to keep their salaries, in fear that they would not know how to budget it and may spend as they feel like; or so some said. The CDE has received many request for assistance from foreign domestic workers, looking to recover their salaries "safe-kept" by their employers. Some maids were even sent home without receiving their full salaries and there were also cases where the sum of salary owed became too large for the employers to repay.

Under the Foreign Manpower Employment Act. the method for payment of salary is decided by the employee and not the one giving the salary, contrary to societal beliefs. Once the new law is passed out, which it is likely to be, it will be considered illegal to safe-keep salaries for maids should they not…

Tampines Fire: E-Scooter Overcharging Cause

A fire outbreak in an HDB flat at Tampines Street 83 on Saturday afternoon (Jan 20) has been reported to have been caused by overcharging of a personal mobility device (PMD).

Smoke billowing out of Tampines flat on Saturday. Video by CNA 40 residents were evacuated from the block before SCDF officers arrived and extinguished the blaze. No one was reported to be injured.

Electronic PMDs, which mainly comprise of E-scooters and electric biycles, have come under public scrutiny amidst a spate of fires caused by overcharging. In 2017, there were at least 38 cases of fires reported to have been caused by PMDs.
Users of electronic PMDs are advised not to leave the batteries charging overnight, and avoid placing the charging battery near combustible materials.

Pissed Off? Flame someone

When people are angry or just simply in a bad mood,

they would usually find someone online to flame. No...not set someone on fire...I meant this

Yes, we usually just scold someone or just nitpick with someone's opinions.

However, one man expressed his anger in a rather fiery manner (pardon the puns...)
Man gets 4 months' jail for burning 3 Polcams because he was in bad mood From TodayOnline

Lim Sin Ann, 52, set fire to 3 police surveillance cameras, or Polcams, using burning newspapers. He was at least smart enough to have tried to hide his face by using an umbrella.

Lim has been sentenced to 4 months in jail
Hence, only flame people online even if you are in a very bad mood. Have an interesting way to calm yourself down? Share with us in the comments below.

Start Saving for Singapore Food Expo NOW!

The long-waited SingaporeFood Expo 2018 is coming again! This time from 25th May to 29th May, go jot on down your calendar now!!!

Everyday from 11am to 10pm, the 6 days exhibition will be held at Singapore Expo Hall 4. Admission is FREE!!!

Here are some photos from the Singapore Food Expo 2017 for motivation :)

Start saving your budget now to increase how much you can eat there!

How to get there?
By Car
By MRT Go to Singapore Expo MRT station By Bus There are 3 bus stops for alighting to get to Singapore Expo Beside Carpack G on Upper Changi Road East - Buses 12, 24, 38Outside Hall 1 on Upper Changi Road East - Buses 12, 24, 38Beside Carpack J on Xilin Avenue - Bus 35

No Train Service at 10 EW Line stations on 21 Jan, 28 Jan.

SMRT will be conducting full closures of 10 EW line MRT Stations this Sunday (21 Jan) as well as next Sunday (28 Jan). The affected stations are: Pasir Ris (EW1) to Paya Lebar (EW8) and Tanah Merah (EW4) to Changi Airport (CG2).
SMRT is providing the following shuttle bus services for affected commuters:

Source: SMRT Facebook