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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SOCIETY

    Body upgrades nearing reality, but only for the rich, 'Sapiens' author says

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian 'Sapiens' author says access to physical and mental enhancements to widen rich-poor gap Body upgrades nearing reality Through the power of technology, humans are set to upgrade ourselves and surmount evolution. Ultimately, we can become entirely new beings that set the stage for a post-human future. The scenario has played out in science fiction, but the prospect ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SOCIETY

    Silicon Valley the 'most ageist' place in America, investigation says

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:39am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Even those in their 20s are turning to cosmetic procedures to appear more youthful 'Ageist' US tech firms drive staff to surgery Silicon Valley has become the most ageist place in the United States. The tech sector, according to an investigation by The New Republic, does not look kindly on less than perfectly smooth skin- and even twentysomethings are now ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Chris Patten 'flattered' by nostalgic Hongkongers who miss colonial days

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Tanna Chong

    ... to entrench those values," he said. "Rule of law is the guardian of people's freedom, financial problems [and] contract," he said, adding that a free press was crucial to curb ...

  4. News - World - SOCIETY

    Almost half of Europe's young adults living with parents, survey finds

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 04:11am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Almost half of Europe's young adults are at home with their parents, a record, survey shows Still living with mum and dad? You're not alone Almost half of Europe's young adults are living with their parents, new data suggests- a record level of dependency that has sobering social and demographic implications for the continent. One of the most ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    China to place ban on private orphan shelters

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 01:18pm by Ernest Kao

    ... to make efforts to find the biological parents or other guardians of an abandoned infant. According to the circular, if police fail to find an infant’s guardians, the child must be transferred ...

  6. News - World - SOCIETY

    Ugandan women wearing miniskirts face fines and prison under draft law

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 09:17pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Kampala, Uganda Ugandan legislation could see women fined HK$30,000 and imprisoned for 10 years if they do not cover up their bodies while in public Women face jail if they wear miniskirts Lydia Asano sashays down the red carpet at Kampala's luxury Serena Hotel, wearing an "Afrocouture" black lace gown, partially see-through and with a slit up her ...

  7. News - World - SOCIETY

    Why famous people's body parts often end up in several places

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 10:36pm by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in London Famous people often end up resting in pieces Who stole JFK's brain? It has been a mystery since 1966 when, three years after the president's assassination, it was discovered that his brain, removed during the autopsy, was missing. Conspiracy theorists have suggested it would have proved John F. Kennedy was not shot from the back by Lee Harvey Oswald but from ...

  8. News - World - SOCIETY

    Russian expat's London wine shop caters to rich

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:21am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in London Russian expatriate taps into an elite market in London, home to wealthy Chinese and more multimillionaires than anywhere else on earth Tycoon raises the bar for fine wine Yevgeny Chichvarkin does not agree that spending £120,000 (HK$1.53 million) on a bottle of wine is an absurd extravagance. "Why?" asked the Russian owner of luxury wine store ...

  9. News - World - SOCIETY

    Starbucks caught in trademark row over teatime treat

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 01:34pm by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian Starbucks caught up in Duffin bun fight A couple of years ago American baker Bea Vo, proud proprietor of the much-admired London tearooms Bea's of Bloomsbury, crossed a doughnut with a muffin to produce a cake-like type of doughnut filled with jam. It wasn't a new idea- Nigella Lawson had a recipe for jam doughnut muffins years ago- but Vo's version, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Cross-border schoolchildren could face mental health issues, says expert

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 04:29am by Olga Wong

    ... said. Some are left in the city with relatives or paid guardians, separated from their parents on the mainland, in order to get an education while saving on the daily commute. The government has ...




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