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Whether it’s cramming for your last-minute essay or searching for a late-night TV snack, you’d be familiar with this mantra:

Peel off the top lid.

Add flavouring powder.

Pour boiling water into the cup.

Let it sit for three minutes.

Stir well and enjoy.

With a formula as simple as this, Momofuku Ando, a Taiwanese-Japanese inventor, introduced a revolutionary staple to the world known as instant noodles.

Believe it or not, it took him 48 years to come up with this idea.

So, what’s the story behind one of the greatest invention of the 20th century?

Where It All Started

After World War II, Japan was faced with intense food shortage. In an attempt to solve the nation’s hunger problem, the Japanese government imported wheat flour from the United States and encouraged locals to make bread. …


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Illustration by Anna Parini

The day I found out that I was cheated on felt like a punch in the gut.

I still remember sitting on the corner of the bed, trembling as I read through the steamy conversation on my ex’s phone. At that instant, I could think of nothing but feel the weight of self-doubts pressing down on me.

I wouldn’t lie and say it didn’t hurt because it significantly undermined the confidence in myself and our relationship.

Even after we got past the incident, there was never a moment that went by without me having trust issues. …


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Illustration from Miro Blog

At the heart of modern businesses lies in teamwork. Much of the success in team projects is centred on understanding how chemistry within the group can be optimised via a streamlined workflow process.

With deadlines, tasks, responsibilities, and meetings all competing for your attention, how can you juggle between multiple priorities at the same time?

Multitasking has known for its bad reputation for draining your energy reserves, making you feel tired more quickly. …

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