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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: cruel and unusual

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... too. Desecration of corpses wasn’t unusual in ancient China – public displays of body parts were used by the state as a deterrent against crime. But there were also emperors who killed ...

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    My life: Ester van Steekelenburg

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... glass-fronted skyscrapers. There's a strange irony in the fact that many Asians travel thousands of miles to experience Europe's cobbled streets and ancient town centres while seeming to place ...

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    Reflections: Clone wars

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... comes. There are recorded cases of living people resembling dead ones in ancient China. In 678, China and Tibet were at war and the Chinese army was decimated by the Tibetans. One ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm

    ... despite coming second to the entrant from Luxembourg when she represented Israel in the 1983 Eurovision Song Contest. For the animated movie The Prince of Egypt (1998), Yocheved, the mother ... in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, has been known for years as a fine martial artist, despite never having trained in any ancient fighting techniques. A ballet dancer since the age of four, she moved ...

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    Rant: Hong Kong Ferris wheel, an eye for eye's sake

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... When eye fever swept Britain, the ancient walled city of York- too small to squeeze the ride in close to anything you'd actually want to see- plonked its wheel in a car park behind ...

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    Something new: Salt Discovery Menu at Armani/Aqua

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... include a Persian Blue from Iran (a single crystal of speckled cobalt), Viking Java from Norway and Hoarfrost salt formed by melting snow in an ancient cave in the remote Sahara. According ...

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    My life: Dr Talavane Krishna

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm by Jo Baker

    ... Jo Baker The founder of an Ayurveda retreat in India talks to Jo Baker about using the ancient practice to nourish both body and soul Talavane Krishna DOCTOR DOCTOR I grew up in a remote village in Karnataka state, south India. There was no doctor and hardly any roads. If you needed a doctor, someone would have to walk for 12 miles (20km) and bring one by foot, three hours each ...

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    Then & now: sex symbols

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Jason Wordie

    ... understood today. A few traces of these peoples remain; ancient stone carvings in Wong Chuk Hang, Big Wave Bay and Po Toi are officially protected. These were minority peoples such as the Miao ... that ancient people did little else than copulate (though, before television, those long rural nights no doubt dragged on a bit …) the importance of fertility is usually overlooked by modern-day people ...

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    Reflections: magic & mayhem

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:11pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Magic & mayhem In the immediate aftermath of the loss of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, several bomoh, or traditional medicine men, in Malaysia offered to use their expertise to locate the plane. While it wasn’t the most effective method in the circumstances, the practice of magic, and the belief in its efficacy, is both universal and ancient. The political ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Mark Peters

    ... killed by gangsters after exposing ancient martial-art secrets on film was also exhumed. The Crow was directed by Australian Alex Proyas …   Born to Greek parents in Egypt, the sci-fi filmmaker ...




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