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Kenny Ong

Kenny lives in Singapore and was a multi-hyphenated brand consultant-strategic marketeer-PR practitioner before he realised he is even better at not doing much. He now spends his time not thinking about it and tries to do as little as possible. He is Piscean, if that helps.

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Anuko, a Siberian husky, has turned into a grouch and this is the reason why

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By Kenny Ong in News on Friday 12 June 2015

When Jasmine Milton, an 18-year-old psychology student from Aylesbury, saw her one-year-old Siberian husky Anuko waiting for her with a ball, she picked the ball up and pretended to throw it at him. Jasmine then proceeded to capture a few shots of Anuko’s expressions, where he went from feeling puzzled to the final realisation that he’s been had.

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It took eight years to make this glass slipper so you can feel like Cinderella

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By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Wednesday 10 June 2015

For the rest of us without fairy godmothers, you can now have your own Cinderella glass slipper that shows off your groovy pedicure. Sold in sizes 22.5, 23, 23.5, 24 and 24.5, fret not if your hooves don’t fit into them because you can still have them custom-made. Just cough up 86,400 yen (US$697).

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At US$1000 a pound, this is the world’s most expensive cheese

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By Kenny Ong in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 10 June 2015

Say ‘cheese’ because you you deserve to smile if you can afford to pay for the world’s most expensive cheese. And it’s made from donkey’s milk to boot.

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Would you wear such atrocities if you were offered US$250,000?

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By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Saturday 6 June 2015

Yes, cackle away when you see celebs dressed in outfits that make you go ‘Over my dead body!’ But it seems they may be having the last laugh. We already know those far-out designs in any collection generate online clicks and immense publicity, which in turn lead to brisk sales in the fashion brand’s more affordable perfumes and lipsticks.

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Man digs up 60 million-year-old fish fossil but insists the earth is 6,000 years old

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By Kenny Ong in News on Thursday 4 June 2015

Oh the irony! A Canadian creationist who firmly believes that the earth is roughly 6,000 years old had to discover some rare fossils of fish skeletons that scientists have claimed to have lived some 60 million years ago! But still, Edgar Nemberg insists that humans existed at the same time as the dinosaurs, and that […]

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Warning: Do not squeeze these orange balls placed beside the cashier when in Japan!

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By Kenny Ong in New Products on Wednesday 3 June 2015

You may have wondered what these cute orange balls are about, sitting idly beside the cash register, as you wander inside a convenience store in Japan. Despite their deceptively innocent facade, they are actually anti-crime busters!

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What do you think would happen if men had periods just like women?

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By Kenny Ong in New Products on Wednesday 3 June 2015

A big deal, of course! Today, 1.25 billion women do not have access to safe and clean toilets during their periods. Millions in certain societies suffer from discriminations of being thought to be ‘impure’ or ‘dirty’ because of it. Even young girls stop going to school when they hit puberty due to a lack of hygiene facilities in such places.

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There are more ‘mermaids’ than residents in this town of Florida

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By Kenny Ong in News on Monday 1 June 2015

With a name like Weeki Wachee, you’ll expect this town in Florida to boast of something unusual. And it does. The tiny, one-stoplight town has 28 ‘mermaids’ performing in its park’s submerged theatre three times a day, at 30 minutes each time. That’s 24 ‘mermaids’ more than the town’s four residents in 2013.

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Free hugs are so yesterday: how about some free slaps?

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By Kenny Ong in News on Friday 29 May 2015

To drum up attention for the launch of their YouTube channel Guts and Death, which is all about ‘stupid videos, stupid videos, stupid videos, and stupid videos … with our music’, its founding Tokyo-based comedic trio stood in front of Shibuya Station and bravely asked for free slaps.

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This intense two-minute Japanese Kama Sutra demo just may tickle your fancy!

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By Kenny Ong in Video on Wednesday 27 May 2015

If it’s mind-blowing, life-changing orgasms you’re after, you may wanna watch this commercial. Many times. Released by Durex Japan to market their latest Real Love line of condoms, the agency responsible for this 2-minute cheeky demo has certainly done its homework on the Kama Sutra, which is surely the benchmark on human sexual behaviour with its variety of sexual positions […]

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Visit this amazing floating home and learn a thing or two about self-sufficiency

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By Kenny Ong in New Eco on Wednesday 22 April 2015

Wayne Adams and Catherine King are the proud owners and operators of Freedom Cove, an amazing home that floats on 12 platforms filled with living spaces and greenhouses, all interconnected via a wooden pathway. It’s located in Canada, about half an hour by boat off the coast of Tofino, British Columbia.

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This father and daughter set tongues wagging for having the world’s widest ones

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By Kenny Ong in News on Tuesday 21 April 2015

People don’t get tongue-tied when they see Byron Schlenker’s tongue. They make various exclamations instead. After all, Byron, who’s 47 and from New York, has been declared the person with the world’s widest tongue. According to Guinness World Records, it holds the current record at 8.6cm (3.37-inch) wide.

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Get your cheque book out because the perfect 100-carat diamond is up for auction

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By Kenny Ong in News on Tuesday 21 April 2015

If you have some spare cash to spend on some serious rocks, you may just wanna hop on your private jet to New York on April 21, the day when Sotheby’s will auction off an extremely rare 100-carat emerald-cut diamond ring. Mind you, it’s not just any 100-carat knuckle buster but a Type 2A, which means it contains no nitrogen and looks like a ‘limpid pool of ice water’. Who knew they look so expensive?!

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If you’re the impatient sort, please do not take a tortoise out for a walk

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By Kenny Ong in News on Friday 17 April 2015

The resident’s of Tokyo’s Tsukishima precinct have been treated to this s-l-o-w spectacle of a man and his tortoise walking side by side many times of late. This rather majestic looking African spurred tortoise inhabits the southern edge of the Sahara desert, in northern Africa.

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Would you believe this photograph, and many more, was shot by an octopus?

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By Kenny Ong in News on Wednesday 15 April 2015

How would you feel if your photo is taken by an eight-arm photographer who’s a sucker for your smile? Meet Rambo, an octopus at Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium in Auckland, New Zealand.

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