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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 […]

While Captain America is technically the first Avenger, Iron Man was the first on film. As part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Iron Man took the entire franchise to a global audience; mostly thanks to the stellar performance of Robert Downey Junior (aka. RDJ) as Tony Stark. As one of the founding members of […]

This March commemorates the first year anniversary of one of the greatest scientists of the 21st century, Stephen Hawking. Well known for his work on black holes, Hawking transformed our understanding about the origins of the universe and was a best-selling author and pop culture icon with appearances in Star Trek, The Simpsons, Futurama and […]

One of the most influential video games of the early 90s, The Legend of Zelda is an action-adventure video game series first released by Nintendo in Feb 1986. The game was inspired by creator Shigeru Miyamoto’s childhood explorations in the hillsides surrounding his home. The game features chief protagonist Link who has the task of […]

There is no debate that Michael Jordan is THE greatest basketball player of all time (we stand by that). His accolades are many; having won six NBA championships (along with six NBA Finals MVPs), five-time NBA MVP, 14-time NBA All Star, 10-time scoring champion and the list goes on. Off-court, his accomplishments include saving the […]

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 […]

Sir Winston Churchill is the British Politician and war hero best known for leading the British involvement in the Allied war effort, resulting in victory over Nazi Germany in 1945. Widely considered one of 20th century’s most significant figures, he played an important role in defending liberal democracy from the spread of fascism. Sir Winston […]

We are big fans of Sesame Street having “literally” (pun intended) been raised by the Children’s Television Workshop and growing up singing along to “Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?”. Our favorite characters are from Sesame Street’s most long-standing comic duos, Bert and Ernie. Bert is often seen as the grumpy […]