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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Debate continues to rage over how much of a population the earth can sustain

    Posted May 25th 2014, 04:25am by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams Experts have different views on how much of a population rise the earth can sustain, but many believe the crunch is approaching The population bomb that just keeps ... burgeoning numbers. One of the best known was English clergyman and scholar Thomas Robert Malthus, who in 1798 published An Essay on the Principle of Population, with pronouncements including: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1519237/debate-continues-rage-over-how-much-population-earth-can
  2. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Vertical gardens breathe new life into densely populated Asian cities

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:13am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... a prototype, and thus began the greening of some of the most densely populated urban areas on earth. Since his original design was unveiled at the Museum of Science and Industry in Paris in 1988, ... It is important for designers and planners to be thinking about that." To house populations without consuming agricultural land, cities need to become more dense, Hassell said. WOHA's signature ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/interiors-living/article/1337426/vertical-gardens-breathe-new-life-densely-populated-asian
  3. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Danish architects take space and light approach

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:34am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Henning Larsen Architects' projects in China aim to be human-scale rather than monumental to foster a sense of community and well-being Danish architects take space and light approach With a population of less than 6 million, Denmark is smaller than many Chinese cities. Yet the rapidly urbanising China needs what the Nordic nation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/interiors-living/article/1581030/danish-architects-take-space-and-light-approach
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Land of the Huldufolk

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Tim Pile

    ... and it won't look quite the same. The Nordic nation is uncannily reminiscent of New Zealand. The brooding Tolkienesque grandeur and sparsely populated landscapes where sheep outnumber people all seem ... the team would be sweltering with the best of them in Brazil. Not a bad effort for a country with a population similar in size to that of Tseung Kwan O. Excluding elves, of course.   Getting there: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1577578/land-huldufolk
  5. Lifestyle - Technology - EXERCISE

    Too much running may not be good for your heart, says study

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 01:14am by AFP

    ... to the general population. Experts generally recommend 2½ hours of moderate exercise each week, or 75 minutes weekly of vigorous exercise for a healthy heart and body. "For patients with heart ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1575010/too-much-running-may-not-be-good-your-heart-says-study
  6. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Recycled clothes shaping up as the next fashion trend

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:47pm by GDN

    ... but the world population is growing, as are Western habits. Apparel consumption is likely to keep increasing, an alarming thought as most worn-out clothing goes straight to the landfill. "Until now ... of the world's textile consumption but is also in danger of becoming a scarce resource as the world's increasing population needs more land for food production. In June, a group of Swedish companies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1574296/recycled-clothes-shaping-next-fashion-trend
  7. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong, by Sophia Law Suk-mun

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by Amy Russell

    ... detail and creative talent, allowing readers to gain an understanding of the context and experiences of this population of people, while seeing and feeling these experiences more acutely. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574188/book-review-invisible-citizens-hong-kong-sophia-law-suk-mun
  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Artist Cai Guoqiang gets more bang for his bucks

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:53pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... a nerve-shredding procedure, during which some pyrotechnicians were briefly detained, although he doesn't refer to this) was granted too late to give Shanghai's population advance warning. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1579154/artist-cai-guoqiang-gets-more-bang-his-bucks
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Omega-3 fatty acid heart benefits still unproven after decades of research

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:41am by Slate magazine

    ... of Danish researchers ventured north of the Arctic Circle and into medical lore. Studying a scattered Inuit population, they concluded that eating plenty of fish and other marine animals protected ... called Uummannaq. Counting the surrounding settlements, the population totalled 1,350 people, living off what they could hunt and fish from the unforgiving land. The researchers drew blood from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1570054/omega-3-fatty-acid-heart-benefits-still-unproven-after-decades
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Home of the 93rd: Mae Salong

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm

    ... their new home, they turned to opium in order to survive and fund their continuing armed struggles, gaining a dubious reputation as major drug traffickers. Later, the population turned to tea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1573385/home-93rd-mae-salong

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