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How to come out when ‘gay’ isn’t in your language? LGBT website provides translation resources for sexual minorities in Asia

One website is trying to surmount language barriers for sexual minorities in Asia by providing translations of resources about gay lifestyles usually found only in English.

One website is trying to surmount language barriers for sexual minorities in Asia by providing translations of resources about gay lifestyles usually found only in English.

How to come out when ‘gay’ isn’t in your language? LGBT website provides translation resources for sexual minorities in Asia
15 Feb 2021 - 7:15AM
Explainer | The benefits of doing nothing, from stress relief to having more creative ideas, and the Dutch word that embodies the act

Purposefully doing nothing, embodied by the Dutch word ‘niksen’, can lead to more creative thoughts and ideas, and help in de-stressing, experts say – though not everyone agrees.

Purposefully doing nothing, embodied by the Dutch word ‘niksen’, can lead to more creative thoughts and ideas, and help in de-stressing, experts say – though not everyone agrees.

The benefits of doing nothing, from stress relief to having more creative ideas, and the Dutch word that embodies the act
1 Apr 2021 - 3:33PM
The best animal cams to watch during lockdown, and why cat and dog videos are good for your stress levels

Live feeds from around the world are providing daily doses of animal cuteness, following the antics of everything from gorillas to koalas.

Live feeds from around the world are providing daily doses of animal cuteness, following the antics of everything from gorillas to koalas.

The best animal cams to watch during lockdown, and why cat and dog videos are good for your stress levels
11 Dec 2020 - 12:28PM
IT firm’s AI program deters paedophiles from searching for child porn by sending warnings to their social media accounts

Shocked at the widespread increase in searches for child porn during this year’s coronavirus lockdowns, a Singapore IT company is using AI to target paedophiles’ social media accounts with messages warning them to stop.

Shocked at the widespread increase in searches for child porn during this year’s coronavirus lockdowns, a Singapore IT company is using AI to target paedophiles’ social media accounts with messages warning them to stop.

IT firm’s AI program deters paedophiles from searching for child porn by sending warnings to their social media accounts
9 Nov 2020 - 4:29AM
One of the world’s quietest places is an urban park in Taiwan; meet the scientist on a mission to identify and preserve others

Nature sounds are as important as clean air and water for health, says an acoustic ecologist whose non-profit is seeking out the world’s quiet places, on land and sea, and in cities, in order to preserve them.

Nature sounds are as important as clean air and water for health, says an acoustic ecologist whose non-profit is seeking out the world’s quiet places, on land and sea, and in cities, in order to preserve them.

One of the world’s quietest places is an urban park in Taiwan; meet the scientist on a mission to identify and preserve others
12 Oct 2020 - 5:30PM
How to greet someone in an email during Covid-19 without sounding tone deaf

Email greetings have become a measure of goodwill amid Covid-19, and it’s important to be aware of how to manage the balancing act between showing empathy, sensitivity, concern and humour.

Email greetings have become a measure of goodwill amid Covid-19, and it’s important to be aware of how to manage the balancing act between showing empathy, sensitivity, concern and humour.

How to greet someone in an email during Covid-19 without sounding tone deaf
21 Sep 2020 - 7:32AM
Role-playing as ants to escape stress of Covid-19, millions join Facebook group

The name says it all – ‘A group where we all pretend to be ants in an ant colony’ (and everyone worships The Queen); experts say this Facebook group might be as helpful as it is fun during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The name says it all – ‘A group where we all pretend to be ants in an ant colony’ (and everyone worships The Queen); experts say this Facebook group might be as helpful as it is fun during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Role-playing as ants to escape stress of Covid-19, millions join Facebook group
28 Aug 2020 - 5:58AM
Addictive online video carousel of views from windows around the world provides an escape during coronavirus

WindowSwap, a website crowdsourced by a Singaporean couple showing videos taken from friends’ windows around the world, was an instant hit. Contributors from over 100 countries have since sent in videos to ease the misery of lockdown.

WindowSwap, a website crowdsourced by a Singaporean couple showing videos taken from friends’ windows around the world, was an instant hit. Contributors from over 100 countries have since sent in videos to ease the misery of lockdown.

Addictive online video carousel of views from windows around the world provides an escape during coronavirus
3 Aug 2020 - 7:06PM