11 Jul '17, 2pm

[Mothership] Yup, common snails in S’pore are edible https://t.co/Hqo1Dz0r0V

Fancy some true blue Singaporean escargot? Well, it turns out, some people in Singapore have been eating the common snail you find all over the island during rainy season. And they are quite a delicacy. Say what? According to this Into The Ulu blog post on July 10, 2017, the snails picked from Canossian School garden near MacPherson Road over the past few months have been consumed by some people in Singapore. And no one has died yet. The snails are known as African Land Snails (Achatina fulica ). They are a pest as they feed on the seedlings at the new garden that was being set up in the school over the past year. The natural predator of these snails are ducks, birds and snakes, but these are obviously in short supply in urban Singapore. So, naturally, Singaporeans have stepped in to fill the void. Story continues below Related stories S’pore’s first-generation diplomat Ma...

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[Mothership] “Spider-Man” star Tom Holland visits patients at KK Hospital while in S’pore https://t.co/7TCA8kaXkN

[Mothership] “Spider-Man” star Tom Holland visi...

mothership.sg 11 Jul '17, 10am

Tom Holland plays Spider-man in the latest instalment of the eponymous Marvel franchise. The British actor was in Singapor...

[Mothership] Reddit NoSleep story about ‘ghost erects walls’ in S’pore will rival True S’pore Ghost Stories https://t.co/6MGbT0el4n

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mothership.sg 11 Jul '17, 2pm

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mothership.sg 14 Jul '17, 6am

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Maurice Baker advocated independence for S’pore & Malaya as a student activist in London https://t.co/4srHB05ikc

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mothership.sg 12 Jul '17, 11am

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mothership.sg 17 Jul '17, 4am

Out of 26,476 taxis in Singapore, some 2,400 taxis are unhired and left idling in the yard somewhere. According to The Str...

Kitaro & Led Zeppelin could not perform in S’pore in the 1970s because of a hair campaign https://t.co/2kf53ipCTy

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mothership.sg 10 Jul '17, 7am

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mothership.sg 13 Jul '17, 7am

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S’pore indie radio channel Lush 99.5FM will go off-air after Aug 31 https://t.co/mgrDN2RfhY

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mothership.sg 17 Jul '17, 9am

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mothership.sg 12 Jul '17, 8am

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searchengineland.com 10 Jul '17, 3pm

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[Mothership] Miss S’pore beauty pageant contestant performs first aid demo, gets trashed by vitriol instead https://t.co/21V7WhxKOp

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mothership.sg 13 Jul '17, 4am

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