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Largest Christmas Tree Made Of TV Screens

Largest Christmas Tree Made Of TV Screens

Heineken used 2,000 manhours, 500m of cables and 48 TV screens (40-inch) to create a Christmas Tree that reflects the pervasive use of social media in Singapore. Conceptualised by local designer, Edwin Cheong, and its advertising agency, the tree measures 11m high and 5.5m wide, and stands in the middle of Clarke Quay from 17 Dec to 26 ... Read More »

World’s Fastest Robotic Mouse Racer

Ngee Ann Polytechnic lecturer Ng Beng Kiat won the 32nd All Japan Micromouse Competition with a timing of 3.921 seconds and setting a new world record in the process. On 20 Nov 2011, his 4-wheeled palm-sized micromouse named Min7.1 was the overall winner while his half-sized mcromouse captured second place in that category. He was also the All ... Read More »

Largest Singapore Map Made Of Bottle Caps

Largest Singapore Map Made Of Bottle Caps

Students and staff of Radin Mas Primary School collected 21,685 bottle caps to mark the 85th anniversary of the school. Thereafter Akira Takahashi, renowned artist of recycled materials, assembled and crafted them to form the map of Singapore, complete with some 3D local icons. On 18 Nov 2011, the school’s 6th Singapore record, measuring 4m by 5m, was ... Read More »

Most Number of People Doing 1,000 Sit-Ups Together

Most Number of People Doing 1,000 Sit-Ups Together

546 cadets, instructors, and commanders from the Officer Cadet School’s (OCS) commemorated SAFTI MI’s 45th anniversary by doing 1,000 sit-ups simultaneously on 28 Oct 2011. The OCS Hotel Wing, led by LTC Fred Cheong, had been doing 1000 sit-ups since 2003 but this was the largest ever. Army News Read More »

World's Smallest Working Gears recognised by Guinness Records

World’s Smallest Working Gears

  Scientists from A*STAR’s Institute of Materials Research and Engineering have invented a molecular gear of the size of 1.2nm whose rotation can be deliberately controlled. The research opens the way for the future development of molecule-sized machines that may lead to innovations like pocket-sized supercomputers, miniature energy harvesting devices and data computing on atomic scale electronic circuits. ... Read More »

First 3D Interactive Building Projection Advertisement

First 3D Interactive Building Projection Advertisement

On May 2010, Towers Two and Three at Suntec City in Singapore were transformed into an amazing canvas for projected 3D display by BMW with the company’s new ‘Joy’ campaign. The projection is an interactive one, in which the viewers can see, in real time, the messages sent by sms. Read More »