Maybe it was because when the waiter asked, “Still or sparkling?” you chose sparkling. It could have also been that you were ravenous and ate a little too much. Or, possibly, it was your ex, who happened to be dining at the same restaurant and stood a little too long over your table making awkward small talk. All of these things, *hic*, might cause spasms, *hic*, in your diaphragm, *hic*.Referred to in the medical literature as singultus (from the Latin singult, which means gasp or sob), hiccups are familiar to anyone who has ever taken a breath. In fact, you begin to hiccup while still in the womb. Most people hiccup the most during childhood, with the bouts becoming less frequent over time, but even in adulthood, hiccups are still a common, and annoying, occurrence. Just as we all have our own particular way of sneezing, we all have a unique way of hiccuping that can range from per minute.HE HICCUPED FOR 68 YEARSMost hiccups are benign and last only a few minutes or … [Read more...] about Why do we hiccup and what’s the best way to cure it?
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WHEN YOU DON'T HAVE CASH TO PAY FOR BIG-TICKET ITEMS, WHAT OPTIONS DO YOU HAVE? Between replacing your worn-out aircon, switching out a broken-down fridge, repairing your car, and renewing your gym membership, there will be more than a few occasions when you'll need to pay for a big-ticket item. With an array of perks, credit cards are the preferred way to pay for large purchases. However, you should always pay back the amount spent within the statement cycle, lest you incur hefty interest charges. But what if you need to make an expensive purchase, but don't have the money available to pay it off at once? Or if the shop you are buying from a shop that doesn't accept plastic? Don't fret, there are still several alternative payment methods you can use, each with their own pros and cons. To help you make the right choice, here are 4 methods for paying off big-ticket items, ranked in order from best to worst. 1. CREDIT CARD 0 PER CENT INSTALMENT PLAN: RECOMMENDED FOR MOST PURCHASES … [Read more...] about What are the best ways to pay for big-ticket items in Singapore?
Some things can sound too good to be true, especially when they involve good food, great experiences, freebies and vouchers. But during this shopping season, Compass One is offering all visitors the opportunity to enjoy all these, and perhaps even more. The family-friendly mall, which is located next to Sengkang LRT/MRT station, is offering a variety of options to treat yourself and your loved ones to shopping, lifestyle and dining delights. Here are five ways that you can do just that and possibly win big in a lucky draw. 1. Pretty up with a makeover A simple makeover is the ultimate treat in looking and feeling different, but it doesn’t have to involve a large team of experts fussing over your hair and wardrobe. Sometimes all it takes is just one new item. Available at Etude House (#01-23), Pony’s Rose Bomb Palette ($42.90) is an exclusive eye shadow selection handpicked by renowned Korean make-up guru Pony that will ensure that you’ll always look pretty in pink. … [Read more...] about 5 ways to treat yourself and win big at Compass One
6 ways to treat dad this Father’s Day at SM Supermalls (Philstar.com) - June 14, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Dads are everything rolled into one—a personal cook, driver, family comedian, DIY specialist, motivator and a lot more. Show your love and appreciation for your one-in-a-million dads on his special day. Together with the whole family, throw him a feast fit for a king at your favorite SM mall! “This Dad’s Day, SM puts the spotlight on our idol dads who have brought nothing but laughter and love to our homes. We celebrate them through exciting deals, events, and fun feasts made especially for them,” invites SM Supermalls SVP for marketing Jonjon San Agustin. Here are six ways to spoil the king of the family this Father's Day at SM: 1. D-day for your main man Reminisce about the good old days over beers and barbeque until June 16 from participating restaurants because let’s … [Read more...] about 6 ways to treat dad this Father’s Day at SM Supermalls
Palace: Bilateral talks best way to address South China Sea row MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang believes holding bilateral talks is still the best option to resolve the South China Sea row even if China's aggressive actions in disputed areas persist after the creation of a bilateral mechanism intended to settle the dispute. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said no other party wants to intervene in the the long-standing dispute. "No other party is trying to resolve it right? Nobody wants to intervene. So perhaps, the two countries should just talk," Panelo said in a press briefing. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations and China have been working towards a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, a first draft of which is supposed to be completed this year. "In the meantime, ASEAN and China continue to reaffirm the importance of maintaining and promoting peace, security, stability, safety and freedom of navigation and … [Read more...] about Palace: Bilateral talks best way to address South China Sea row