The World’s Coolest Bookstores: Curated By Living 360

In today’s society, it is easy to assume that bookstores are a dying trade. With chain bookstores and sites such as Amazon and Book Depository, it seems only natural that book lovers would search for their books in these cheaper retails environments rather than in independent stores. However, there is a quiet revival of independent bookstores happening. The American Booksellers Associations tells us that the number of independent bookstores has increased more than 20% since 2

An Open Letter To Parents With Teenagers: Written By A 14 Year Old Girl

By Sofia Sears Attention all parents with teenage children – this one is for you! I’m not one to boast, but I have to say, I’ve managed to keep my parents on their toes when it comes to the inevitable controversy over every typical teenager’s easiest form of self-expression: our clothes. Let’s go down the very long, almost painfully so, list of phases yours truly has gone through, shall we? First, there was the usual phase, around the mere age of eight or nine, where human na

Everything [And We Mean Everything!] You Need To Know About Singapore Life.

I remember when I moved to Asia in 1994 – it was incredibly difficult to find information around the basics like what was it like to live in Tokyo? What suburb was the best for a young women? Where to buy groceries? What were the hip places to eat? You get the point… Back in the day you would need to rely on friends (and strangers) to help with such valuable insider information. Well these days, things are different. Living in the digital age means that our lives are more int

Have You Seen My Grandparent’s Tattoos?

Thinking of getting a tattoo? Most of us experience a sense of excitement and adventure when entertaining the notion of getting a tattoo. If you are younger (I’ll let you decide what’s young), this excitement is often faced with some pretty intense pondering. If we had a crystal ball and could peer into the future, we would want to see what these “cool & wicked” tats of today, would look like tomorrow, when we get older – much older that is. It’s true that we have all seen Gr

Ejector Seat Bar Stools? Yes please.

We have had quite a few ‘dudes’ write in lately asking us to dig up some cool toys. We have listened to your request and here it is fellas.. something that would make any man-cave scream “Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!” For all you man-kids out there who have fantasized about being a jet fighter pilots growing up, we would like to introduce you to Hangar 54’s Martin Baker MK10 Panavia Tornado Ejector Seat. The company behind this cool concoction is Hanger 54. Founders Brett and Shan

Turn Your Beer Bottles Into AWESOME Glasses In 5 Easy Steps

Ever wondered what you could do with those beer bottles after a big night of partying? Well look no further folks.. We are going to teach you how to turn that Corona bottle into a funky little glass that will make your friends very jealous. Here goes.. Step 1 – Grab a beer bottle preferably with thick glass such as corona bottles. Tie a string just above the label on the empty bottle. Step 2 – Keep the string tied and soak it in lighter fluid. Step 3 – Put the string back on

Give Time The Finger!

OK, you are probably thinking to yourself – we can see the time on our phones, our laptops, on our car dashboards and everywhere else these days. The last thing we need is for our jewellery to start telling the time – right? Wrong – Let’s step into tomorrow. Please feast your eyes on the ultra-cool finger bling called the Ring Clock. All you need to do is glance at your finger to when you need to know just how late you are for that 9:00am meeting. Originally created as a desi