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  1. Lifestyle - Technology

    Videogame: Forza Horizon 2, by Playground Games

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:52pm by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... setting without a doubt and, while not exactly life-size in scale, offers an unfettered sense of sandbox freedom stretching from slippery snow-capped mountains, across ancient medieval-style ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    E-books/audiobooks: fiction

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by James Kidd

    ... a powerful warrior and politician advising the young Pharaoh Tamose in a divided Egypt. In Desert God Taita launches offensives against Tamose's sworn enemy, Hyksos, and negotiates alliances ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Album of the Week: This is All Yours, by Alt-J

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... Moroccan Berber rock, Elizabethan madrigals, and American southern gothic. The album begins gently with a trio of reverberant reflections on Nara (Japan's ancient town of wild deer), ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ai Weiwei sows dissent in the palace

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by GDN

    ... thrown into the cooking pot. In the Green Drawing Room, ancient Han dynasty vases painted in metallic car-body colours sit on a table. Yet behind these installations, arrays of older Chinese ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Sao Paulo's arts biennial gives a platform to Brazil's powerless minorities

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by GDN

    ... that echo the grisly baroque images of Christ and the martyrs found in many Latin American churches. But instead of the ancients, the portraits are of 30 individuals- Indians, activists, lawyers ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books

    From street to CEO seat with 'Slumdog' author

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 01:28pm by Ajay Singh

    ... by Machiavelli and Arthashastra, the ancient Indian treatise on statecraft, talked about the attributes of a good king. Today, most business books talk about the attributes of a good CEO. In fact, CEOs ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - ECOLOGY

    Book review: Sacred Mountains, by Allerd Stikker

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:12pm by David Wilson

    ... pollution crisis. The solution, he writes, is a riddle-rich faith with roots stretching deep into Chinese culture: Daoism (or Taoism), the ancient religious philosophy. "You could argue ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Cantonese or Putonghua in schools? Hongkongers fear culture and identity 'waning'

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Elaine Yau

    ... the bulk of original programmes on its news channel in Putonghua instead of Cantonese from this month. Cantonese is regarded as a modern variant of the ancient Han language. Compared to Putonghua, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books

    A law unto himself

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:13pm

    ... is protected by an ancient wall of ice, an aspect of his imagined world that has provided Martin with an answer to all those who have pressed him in Edinburgh to take a side in the Scottish ... of unintentional influence is the place in which a writer lives and works, and Martin has written his epic about clashing civilisations in New Mexico, on the border between an ancient culture and a modern ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health

    Ancient Chinese practice of qigong may help alleviate insomnia

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:49am by Elaine Yau

    ... qigong for a couple of months," she says. Qigong is the ancient Chinese art of co-ordinating breath with a series of repetitive fluid movements which enables energy, or qi, to move through ...




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