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Quotable goats

AS you go about getting ready for your reunion dinner this evening or rush about making last-minute purchases, or are in the course of your journey back to your I>kampung/I>, take some time off to learn about the goat and how it is depicted in the English language.

Lifestyle

Reconstructing parts for a new life

A former CIA master of disguise is giving the disfigured new beginnings with his expertise in constructing life-like and body parts.

Lifestyle

More than a mythical creature

Shrouded in mystery, and subject of myths, bats may not be everyone#8217;s favourite creature, but farmers know only too well that the mammal is important for pollinating flowers and spreading fruit seeds. Now, scientists have discovered that bats are crucial in the growth of a mangrove tree known to host fireflies.

Lifestyle

Sleeping beauty

LI EE KEE and IRENE KIEW reviews the latest beauty products on the shelves.

Lifestyle

Disappearing tongues

HALF of the world#8217;s 6,000 languages may disappear by the end of this century. JOHN CRACE talks to the experts trying to save them.

Lifestyle

Play jargon

COFFEEHOUSING#8221;, #8220;living room player#8221;, #8220;total scrabble#8221; and #8220;anagramming#8221; are some Scrabble terms which reveal that over the years.

Health

Supplement questions

With the shift in nutrition pattern towards one of unhealthy excess, the role of supplements in maintaining health is becoming more prominent.

Lifestyle

Test Your Word Power

TEST your knowledge of these short words, none of which exceeds four letters. Select the word or phrase that best defines the noun, adjective or verb in question.

Lifestyle

The 'spirit' of geomancy

DR ONG HEAN-TATT argues that #8216;haunted#8217; trees and bad feng shui spots could be just due to accumulation of positive ions as a result of the effects of underground water.

Lifestyle

Adding the fun

Compiled by IRENE KIEW