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Royal Babies: How Much Do Their Silver Spoons Really Cost?

Pic: hollywoodlife.comWith a new royal baby on the way, we've looked at how much it will cost to raise the new prince or princess. We've based this on what was spent on Prince George and some unadulterated speculation!

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The Vernacular School Debate Continues Despite Najib’s Reassurance

Malaysian Digest discussed at length last Friday about the misconceptions some Malaysians have towards mother-tongue education in the country, and spoke to some parents, former students and also educationists of vernacular schools to dispel the assumption that vernacular schools are hotbeds to inculcate racial sentiments. (Read here)

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iRevolution - Celebrating iPod's Anniversary And Its Impact On Music & The Digital Era

“THE revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall,” iconic Latin American revolutionary and guerrilla leader, Che Guevara once uttered. This particular quote of his rings remarkably true regarding the subject of today’s article. But two keywords there remain exceptionally relevant — Revolution and Apple. Revolution in how it significantly influenced the digital world we currently live in, while as for the ‘apple’, well its a different type of ‘apple’. One that was formerly known as ‘Apple Computers’.

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I'm Not Sure If I Was Sexually Assaulted Or Not: On Men And Date Rape

Pic:Getty ImagesTrigger warning

I've never been in a situation where I thought I could be raped. I'm a big guy, strong, how could I be raped? Until the moment when my legs were in the air, totally vulnerable, looking into the eyes of a man insistent on fucking me, did I ponder, Am I in danger?

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Smartphone Etiquette: 10 Tips For Mindful Use

Pic:www.huffingtonpost.comNeilsen research reports 65 percent of Americans now own a smartphone, a number that continues to grow. How we communicate with each other is evolving rapidly, and the experience of simply being with someone and being around each other is changing. How these changes are affecting our world is a topic worthy of exploration, but it will not be explored here. What we will be highlighting is the correlation between the explosive smartphone growth and the explosive increase in people using their smartphones like total knobs. Ten suggestions will be offered to improve your life and limit your time in the knob category.

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A Malaysian Deepavali: Sharing The Joy And Laughter Together

FilepicMALAYSIA-- As its name suggests, the Festival of Lights, or Deepavali (Diwali) celebration is all about removing darkness and bringing light to life on the day of the New Moon “Aippasi”, which appears in the auspicious month of October or November, depending on the year.

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15 Tales Of Female Ghosts

BELIEVE in them or not, the stories of these female ghosts live on. But whether born of folklore or a historical tragedy, each of these ladies has a haunting tale.

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7 Habits Of Incredibly Happy People

Pic:TimeBusiness/IncWant to be happier? Great, but don't just wish for a greater sense of satisfaction, fulfillment, and joy. Do something about it. Take a different approach. Adopt a different mindset.

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Deepavali The Brahmin Way

DEEPAVALI for a Brahmin family here, is a gathering of three generations at grandfather A.R.S. Raghavan’s residence.

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Of Nips And Tucks: Are Malaysian Men Into Cosmetic Surgery Too?

More than 1 million cosmetic procedures were done for men in 2013 alone. Pic: surgeonnetwork.comThey say beauty doesn’t last forever, but thanks to plastic surgery, anything is possible.

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