Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar has left many people perplexed. And it isn’t because of its many plot holes or piss poor dialogue. No, the movie, touted as being on the forefront of speculative science has the audience scratching their heads over the difference between a black hole and a wormhole. But just how much AP physics are you going to need before going to watch Interstellar? Fear not boys and girls, for today, on The Evening Edition, we’re going to give you a crash course on everything you need to know to better understand the science of Nolan’s Interstellar.
Croydon-born cook and food writer Rachel Khoo shot to fame with The Little Paris Kitchen, her third book which was also turned into a television series on the BBC. We’ll ask Rachel, who is half-Malaysian, what sparked her interest in patisserie, her decision to move to Paris, and how she is handling the fame of being a celebrity chef.
The low-cost and no-frills revolution has permeated a great part of society. A revamp of the healthcare provision model not only reduces costs for patients but is ethically urgent. Columbia Asia's model however goes against conventional thinking in scale economies and we find out how they do this.
Authorities have blamed the recent Cameron Highlands mudslide on rampant illegal land-clearing and occupation by undocumented foreign workers. This led to a mass crackdown last week, in which 181 illegal immigrants were held. The move has drawn the ire of migrant-rights NGO, Tenaganita, which conducted its own fact-finding mission to get behind the truth of matter. BFM speaks to the director of Tenaganita, Aegile Fernandez, on the findings. Aziff Azuddin contributed to this report.