ADA : From The Yoga Mat Into Your Mouth

Azodicarbonamide or ADA, is an industrial chemical mixed into polymer plastic gel to generate tiny gas bubbles, something like champagne for plastics, resulting in materials that are strong, light, spongy and malleable.  Among other things, it is used to make yoga mat and slipped on flip-flops.  It could also be found in the food we eat daily such as bread, doughnut, etc. Continue reading…

 

Pellegrini Loves The Pressure Of Managing Manchester United?

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini was left red-faced after another embarrassing gaffe at Sunday’s Capital One Cup final. Flushed with success after picking up his first trophy as City manager, the man nicknamed ‘The Engineer‘, got in a bit of muddle when asked about the pressure of his job during a pitch-side interview following the 3-1 victory over Sunderland. The 60-year-old replied: ‘Very happy, very happy. I love pressure so I have to manage a big team like Manchester United.’ [Daily Mail]

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Royals: A Grammy Awards Winner And Azan

I was driving in my car when the deejay decided to play ‘Royals’ on the radio. There’s something about that song that really attracted my 5 year-old boy to it. He asked me for the title of the song and I told him that the song title is ‘Royals’ and the artiste that recorded the song is Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor aka Lorde, an eighteen year-old New Zealand singer-songwriter. The song occupied the United States Billboard Hot 100 chart’s top-spot for nine consecutive weeks in 2013. It was later named as ‘Song of the Year’ at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Continue reading…

 

Contest: Win A Brazil Football Jersey

Want to win a free Brazil jersey by Nike? Yes, the original Brazil jersey like the ones worn by Neymar, Oscar, Fernandinho and others.  All you have to do is to write in to saywhat@thestar.com.my and tell them: What does the World Cup in Brazil mean to you? (in 200-700 words). There are three jerseys to be won and one of them could be yours. The closing date to submit your entry is March 16, 2014. So, grab a pen and jot down some of your ideas and hopefully you can submit your entry before the deadline and win the Brazil Jersey by Nike. Continue reading…