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  1. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: A Capitalist in North Korea, by Felix Abt

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:57am by Julian Ryall

    ... required to attend public executions, starvation, abuse at the hands of camp guards and children born into life in the camps with no hope of escape other than death. The Western media is apparently ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: I'll Be Right There, by Shin Kyung-sook

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:57am by MCT

    ... and yellowed with starvation". I'll Be Right There is Shin's 17th book, but just the second to be translated into English. The first, Please Look After Mom, won the Man Asian Literary ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    Global impact of 1815 volcanic eruption blueprint for today's climate change

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 11:52am by CAMERON DUECK

    ... But the worst was yet to come. The suffocating ash destroyed forests, rice paddies and livestock as well as poisoning wells, triggering starvation on a massive scale across the Indonesian archipelago. About 40,000 islanders would die of sickness and starvation, bringing immediate area deaths to more than 100,000 within weeks. Child corpses lined the beaches on nearby Bali, killed by parents ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - AUTOBIOGRAPHY

    Book review: Dear Leader, by Jang Jin-sung

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:17pm by Julian Ryall

    ... of North Korean mothers forced to drown their own babies, of arbitrary arrests, of torture and starvation applied as a way of keeping a citizenry cowed. In truth, any Pyongyang watcher inevitably ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: The Thousand Things, by John Spurling

    Posted May 11th 2014, 04:08pm by Susan Ramsay

    ... part of the story he accepts the fate of those obviously suffering from starvation and disease around him. Wang, it seems, abhors change. Three warlords arise to throw off the Mongol invaders. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Should you drink only when thirsty, or before thirst strikes?

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:14am by David Wilson

    ... taking your first drink early: within 20 minutes of waking. Otherwise, he warns, you will trigger a chemical reaction that tells your body you have entered starvation mode, which means you start ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Lab Report

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 12:50pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... barriers, such as the blood-brain barrier, which prevents many drugs from reaching the brain.   Oxygen starvation therapy shows promise in treating spinal injuries Exposing patients recovering from ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HITS AND MYTHS

    Hits and myths: does eating more frequently boost your metabolism?

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 09:56am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... metabolism becomes, and the more calories you will burn. What we know for sure is that skipping meals slows down your metabolism, as it triggers the body to go into starvation mode, causing ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: The Tragedy of Liberation, by Frank Dikotter

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... into starvation. The next campaigns were against intellectuals and religion, involving denunciations, arrests and deportations. Next came forced collectivisation of land and state monopoly of grain ... Guizhou and Sichuan, there was widespread starvation. Following his mentor Joseph Stalin, Mao constructed a system of labour camps, which housed about two million people, of whom 90 per cent were ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, July 7, 2013

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Scientists say plants are good at maths Plants do complex arithmetic calculations to make sure they have enough food to get them through the night, new research published in journal eLife shows. Scientists at Britain's John Innes Centre said plants adjust their rate of starch consumption to prevent starvation during the night when they are unable to feed themselves ...




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