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  1. Great Pyramid of Giza

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Ancient wonder There are 138 pyramids in Egypt. The most famous one is the Pyramid of Khufu. It is also called the Pyramid of Cheops and the Great Pyramid of Giza. Giza is a place near Cairo, the capital city of Egypt. The Pyramid of Khufu is one of the famous Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It is the only one left. Most of the others, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/688870/great-pyramid-giza
  2. Antique cuisine

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King An ancient cuisine Egyptian food may not be famous, but it is one of the oldest cuisines in the world. It is unclear what Egyptians ate when they were building the pyramids, but we do know bread was their main staple. We also know the ancient Egyptians liked to drink beer. This is because we have found very old clay beer jars. In fact, the workers who built ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/689075/antique-cuisine
  3. Unlikely looking stayer does trick for Hall

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Connections of Galen Win had to wait the bare 20 months between his first win and a second victory yesterday, but trainer David Hall has come to the conclusion that at least he knows what the gelding is all about now. 'When he arrived it was hard to ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695125/unlikely-looking-stayer-does-trick-hall
  4. Genesis to Broadway

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... today,' Wills (left) says, adding he feels he has done so by linking the music of the ancients with that of contemporary composers. So for the first half of the show Wills has produced new musical arrangements for pieces such as an ancient Hebrew prayer for the morning service that commemorates the Exodus (of the Jews from pharaonic Egypt more than 2,000 years ago). 'The evening will start ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686984/genesis-broadway
  5. England

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong England Tang Contemporary Art Reviewed: Feb 7 Here is an unusual piece of theatre that doesn't actually take place inside a theatre. Instead, the audience arrives at Tang Contemporary Art and is invited to first look at William Lim's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/669467/england
  6. All these strings

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Young interns embody the Philharmonic's investment in the mainland's musical future, writes Vivian Chen Violinist Fan Xing vividly recalls her first performance with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra: a concert early last month at the Cultura ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/666556/all-these-strings
  7. Ancient puppetry moonwalks to the present

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... who introduced the course to the academy, said it aimed to inspire students by showcasing the innovation of ancient craftsmen, and to preserve the valuable tradition of shadow-puppet art- one ... legends and myths. Students made their puppets from plastic film or card, transforming an ancient art form by using modern materials. One of the challenges when making puppets is to ensure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696834/ancient-puppetry-moonwalks-present
  8. Author brings ancient legends to life on Welsh hilltops

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen Dark Angels By Katherine Langrish Published by HarperCollins ISBN 978 0 00 721489 1 Katherine Langrish's Troll trilogy, set in spooky ancient Norway, stands out among ... and the peasants in their villages hang on to dark, ancient legends and beliefs. The geography of this mysterious land and the lives of its people provide a fertile backdrop for an exciting story, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697035/author-brings-ancient-legends-life-welsh-hilltops
  9. Pirates turn ancient trade into model modern business

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the ancient trade of piracy, he is not exaggerating. As shipping firms across the region know to their cost, the pirates are proving to be a menace as cunning as they are successful. Some 40 ... low in the water, it was a soft target. The pirates shut communications and steered the ship to the ancient fishing port of Hobyo, one of three strongholds on Somalia's east coast. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696595/pirates-turn-ancient-trade-model-modern-business
  10. Under the icy marshlands, an ancient creature waits

    Posted Aug 31st 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... and silent. This is a forbidding and mysterious part of England, full of legend and ancient stories. During rare severe winters, the fens freeze over, and the area is transformed into a strangely ... the dark frozen waters. Joe, Kit and Jenny, Tom's granddaughter, find themselves involved an ancient legend of the fens. Armed with a supposed dragon's scale and a mysterious whetstone, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691034/under-icy-marshlands-ancient-creature-waits

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