Buzzing: Peek into Noah’s ark with Singapore app

Peek into Noah's ark with Singapore app

Singaporean film-maker Pearry Teo, who has been making horror films in the United States, has created an app that offers a 360-degree view of The Ark Of Noah, the full-size replica of the biblical Noah's Ark docked in the Netherlands.

Thousands of visitors have seen the actual site built by carpenter Johan Huibers since its completion in 2013, but mobile phone and VR (virtual reality) headset users anywhere in the world can now get an immersive peek at the insides of the Ark using Teo's app called Bible VR. The app is available on the Google Play store and is coming soon to iOS. For details, go to

Cosby's drug testimony can be used against him

A judge ruled on Monday that deposition testimony from a lawsuit in which comedian Bill Cosby acknowledged obtaining quaaludes as part of his efforts to have sex with women can be admitted as evidence in his coming criminal trial.

Prosecutors said the testimony, given by Cosby in a 2005 lawsuit and portions of which became public last July, is crucial evidence that led them to reopen the investigation into an accusation by a former Temple University staff member that he had sexually assaulted her.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 07, 2016, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe