Nude leaks, nasi lemak, Diego Garcia – take another look at this year’s most-read stories in TSOL Lifestyle!
Based on the number of clicks we received from visitors to The Star Online website, we managed to compile data on which of our Lifestyle stories that received the most attention in the past 12 months.
While some stories, like the Hollywood nude photo leak, were predictably virulent, other stories such as Alternative treatments for dengue fever and Malaysian-born father strikes gold with Rainbow Loom in US were more leftfield.
Nevertheless, we’re happy that TSOL readers have made 2014 such a memorable one for the online team. Without any further ado, here are your most-clicked stories of 2014, in ascending order.
Click the links to revisit your favourites!
20. 5 viral Malaysians you can dress up as this Halloween
By Jerome Kugan, The Star Online. Published on Oct 23, 2014.
19. Shila Amzah is singing through the storm
By Kenneth Chaw, The Star. Published on April 3, 2014.
18. Family shocked at text from dead grandmother
By AFP. Published on Oct 17, 2014.
17. Scientists successfully create vaginas in lab to help women born without
By Reuters. Published on April 12, 2014.
16. Unfazed by adversity, Jenny Pong lives life to the fullest
By Jackie Ng, The Star. Published on May 8, 2014.
Next: Stories about kangkung, revenge, Miss World 2014, Ju Kun, and Movember.
15. Kangkung can kill you: Hazards (and health benefits) of a noxious weed
By Jerome Kugan, The Star Online. Published on Jan 15, 2014.
14. Man steals, cooks ex-girlfriend’s dog, feeds it to her
By Reuters. Published on Sept 23, 2014.
13. Med student, 22, ends South Africa’s 40-year drought at Miss World pageant
By Reuters. Published on Dec 15, 2014.
12. Marco Polo’ stuntman and Jet Li’s body double, Ju Kun, was also on Flight MH370
By Sharmila Nair, The Star. Published on March 13, 2014.
11. Ladies, time to stand up and fight for your man
By Jannsen Malaysia. Published on Nov 29, 2014.
Next: Stories about Kepler186f, Rainbow Loom, alternative dengue treatments, Ladies Code, Leeteuk.
10. Meet Kepler186f: First exo-planet found to be ‘almost like Earth’
By Reuters. Published on April 19, 2014.
9. Malaysian-born father strikes gold with Rainbow Loom in US
By Ivy Soon, The Star. Published on Dec 13, 2013.
8. Alternative treatments for dengue fever
By Tan Shiow Chin, The Star. Published on April 13, 2014.
7. Car crash kills Kpop singer from Ladies’ Code, one more in critical condition
By The Korean Herald/ANN. Published on Sept 4, 2014.
6. Super Junior leader Leeteuk’s father and grandparents die at home
By The Star Online. Published on Jan 7, 2014.
Next: The Top 5!
5. Jeremy Little: Musician, producer, entrepreneur passes away in Mecca
By The Star Online. Published on April 9, 2014.
4. Pizza Hut Singapore apologises for ‘Pink Fat Lady’ comment on receipt
By The Star Online. Published on Oct 14, 2014.
3. Where in the world is Diego Garcia?
By Cassandra Yeoh, Ron J. Backus, and Samuel Lee, The Star Online. Published on April 4, 2014.
2. Ipoh-born wins MasterChef UK with nasi lemak, wanton soup
By Jerome Kugan, The Star Online. Published on May 17, 2014.
1. Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande among those exposed in nude photo leak
By Variety. Published on Sept 1, 2014.