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  1. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    When it comes to unmanned warfare it's nothing personal

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Steven Rose When it comes to unmanned warfare it's nothing personal Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control by Medea Benjamin Verso Steven Rose Throughout history, some forms of war ... To minimise such deaths, and to exploit developing computer and information technologies, the Vietnam war ushered in something called "the automated battlefield". Enter the drones. As Medea ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong's 'hands off' regulations prompt growth in drone flying by amateurs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com As airborne drones become affordable to amateurs, a lack of regulation encourages enthusiasts- and raises privacy fears for others Our skies are within reach... of everyone As the out-of-breath tourists gazed from the top of the steps to the Tian Tan Buddha, a drone flew overhead, offering its operator an even greater view, without the exertion. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Green Monday's David Yeung strikes another blow for healthy eating

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:49am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau life@scmp.com With a restaurant guide under his belt, a website on vegetarian recipes up his sleeve and expansion plans for Green Monday in full swing, there's no letting up for healthy eating advocate David Yeung, writes Elaine Yau Plate ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    US spy agency a law unto itself

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... spree". And so on. The drones hit hardest in northwest Pakistan, partly because the CIA obtained White House approval to carry out missile strikes there even if it didn't know who ... than at any time in its history. Petraeus oversaw the first targeted killing by the CIA of a US citizen, an al-Qaeda operational leader named Anwar al-Awlaki, in Yemen. The same drone strike ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    JK Rowling's second outing as Robert Galbraith scores again

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:18pm by Guy Haydon

    ... murder mystery is part of a planned series of seven books featuring her psychologically damaged, incorruptible, one-legged detective hero, Cormoran Strike, and his secretary, Robin Ellacott, who ... emotions, real warmth, satisfying humour and gory violence with gripping suspense. Strike takes on the case of a poor, middle-aged woman, Leonora Quine, who is trying to find her missing, ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Should you drink only when thirsty, or before thirst strikes?

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:14am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson life@scmp.com Experts are divided on whether you should you drink water only when thirsty or before it happens. David Wilson sifts through the evidence Quaff licence Water is the cornerstone of human biology. According to the Encyclopaedia Br ...

  7. Lifestyle - Travel

    A wide berth: Will Kai Tak's little used cruise terminal catch on enough to justify HK$8 billion cost?

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:37pm by DARREN WEE

    ... is certainly striking- a futuristic silver structure resembling an open-mouthed whale shark. Designed by Norman Foster's architectural firm, the complex has been described by US lifestyle magazine ...

  8. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    At Paris menswear fun trumps function

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:38am by ELISABETA TUDOR

    ... and long polo shirts that added some casualness to the collection. But the most striking elements were the many butterfly brocades and colourful flora and fauna patterns (dandelion flower heads ... boys and girls strolled down the runway with their usual dodgy, psych-rock aesthetics. But the most striking part of his collection was the homage to his Tunisian roots, such as djellaba ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Reclaimed and recycled wood cuts waste in family home refit

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... The strikingly modern kitchen bar counter was created from elm reclaimed from old Chinese houses. The countertop sides are lined with hard-wearing steel, an industrial touch that is reflected ... (HK$2,560) came from Irony Home (12/F, Horizon Plaza, tel: 2845 2567) and the smaller cushions (HK$300 each) from Blueberry Home (www.blueberryhome.in), in India. Bathroom Shetty created a striking ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books

    Past lives haunt Beijinger in intriguing novel

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:11pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... for you, his knuckles striking the door. Don't pretend you don't hear. Don't pretend he's not there. Open the door, Driver Wang." As Wang struggles to figure out what ...




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