Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

6 of our favourite pop culture characters named ‘Zero’

Jun 23rd, 2018 Action, Animation, Crime, Thriller Marcus Goh 9 min read

Despite the fact that “zero” literally means nothing, it’s become a rather popular name for pop culture characters. Pop culture tends to see “zero” as something cool, which is why most fictional characters named Zero are pretty awesome (although there are some characters named Zero who are literally… zeroes). And zero is a pretty remarkable number in mathematics, with several unique properties. In fact, some ancient…

Pacman eats a car in Pixels. Credit: Sony Pictures

6 retro video games we loved but could never defeat

Aug 11th, 2015 Action, Child-friendly, Comedy Marcus Goh 8 min read

Pixels is every geek’s fantasy come true – the fate of the world rests on the shoulders, or rather, arcade game skills of the two protagonists. We mere mortals could never have defeated the video games of the 80s and 90s (admit it!), so we’re in awe of the those who can. Think back to to our childhoods – have you actually seen Super Mario being…