Author: Ling Ang

June 21 is Go Skateboarding Day, an annual event that promotes and celebrates Skateboarding as a sport, culture and way of life. It started in California in 2004 and June 21 was selected as it is longest day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. Once viewed as a deviant subculture, Skateboarding has emerged to become […]

One of the most financially successful individuals in the world during his lifetime, Howard Hughes was an American business magnate, film director and record-setting pilot. His life and story is notably captured in the 2004 film, The Aviator staring Leonardo DiCaprio, which won five Academy Awards. Howard was a multi-hyphenate and his accomplishments span various […]

Originating from Dublin in 1759, Guinness is one of the most successful beer brands worldwide in terms of sales and is well known for its advertising; in Asia particularly, the series of iconic TV ads in the 90s featuring Hong Kong actor-singer George Lam and his classic “Are you afraid of the dark” punchline that […]

2018 marks the 10th year anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s passing and we celebrate his amazing feat in ascending Mount Everest almost 65 years ago, reaching the summit of the highest mountain in the world along with Tenzing Norgay. A fact that not many people might know is that Sir Edmund also reached both the […]

One of the most anticipated sneaker releases of 2018 (and some say the shoe of the year), the Nike Air Max 1/97 was designed by Sean Wotherspoon. Best described as a vintage collector and Nike aficionado, Sean was one of the co-owners of Round Two, a Buy-Sell-Trade store for rare, hype and vintage goods that […]

Originally rejected for World War II military recruitment due to various health and physical problems, Steve Rogers is later recruited as part of a “super soldier” project that transforms him into a nearly perfect human being with peak strength, agility, stamina and intelligence. In all the Marvel movies, Steve has had to deal with various […]

Back to Future is widely considered one of the best films of all time and features an unforgettable opening sequence, the use of classic tracks (“The Power of Love” and “Johnny B. Goode“), boasting the coolest movie car ever in the DeLorean and who could forget one of the all time great closing lines (“Roads? […]