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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Taiwan's Elephant Gym bring back bass-driven math rock

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:12am by RACHEL MOK

    ... Text: Rachel Mok Taiwanese trio Elephant Gym are revising the math-rock formula Gimme sum lovin' Math rock is typically a technical, complex and somewhat intense genre, but Taiwanese trio Elephant Gym add a touch of cuteness to the equation. Just look at the video for Light, the first single from their recently released debut album, Angle, which depicts a musical fairy ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SENSES

    Elephants turn out to be best sniffers, Japanese researchers say

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 03:47am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Elephants turn out to be best sniffers Elephants possess a sense of smell that is probably the strongest ever identified in a single species, according to a study by Japanese scientists. The African elephant's genome contains the largest number of olfactory receptor genes- nearly 2,000- said the study in the journal Genome Research. Olfactory ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Hong Kong's white elephants? Jury still out on Cyberport and Science Park

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by Charley Lanyon

    ... labelled white elephants. Cyberport and Science Park weren't failures, but they also weren't huge successes Sin Chung-kai, former legisla Now, 12 years after the two facilities opened, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - Lifestyle

    Fancy an 'elephant dung' coffee? Visit Macau to taste most expensive beans in the world

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Adventurous visitors to Macau line up to try unusual beans costing US$1,500 a kilogram Coffee lovers embrace the elephant in the room Whether its description involves an expletive that has to be deleted or it is hailed as God's gift to caffeine aficionados, "elephant dung" coffee is the most expensive cup on the planet. Also known ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - GEOPOLITICS

    Book review: The South China Sea- The Struggle for Power in Asia, by Bill Hayton

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:53pm by BEN RICHARDSON

    ... the waters as a bristling reminder of its power to assert free trade. Between these two tussling "elephants" are the region's "ants", which all have either a direct claim ...

  6. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    High-end coffee culture takes off

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 05:23pm by Janelle Carrigan

    ... the best from beans. His conclusion: Thai Arabica beans that have been digested and expelled by elephants give a more refined flavour. Yes, the beans are harvested from the elephant's poo. ... his beans are naturally refined through a vegetarian diet fed to elephants at northern Thailand's Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation refuge. The coffee is mainly available ...

  7. Lifestyle

    Brief Encounters: guidebook guru Nigel Bolding

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:37pm

    ... the river and a family of elephants making their way along the river bank beats going to work. Where next? Sri Lanka is back, and safe, so that's good news for all concerned. India: you either ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ming dynasty exhibition puts spotlight on China's golden age

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 05:10pm by Victoria Finlay

    ... in the forms of elephants and dragons and mysterious versions of goats. Another curiosity is a scroll of the imperial family at play: some are kicking around a ball, while others are playing what looks ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, September 14, 2014

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

    ... species of oversized dinosaur named Rukwatitan bisepultus, which had forelegs some two metres long and whose massive body probably weighed as much as several elephants. The discovery, described ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Travelling Bowie exhibition captures singer's evolution of persona's and sounds but overdoes the art angle

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

    ... archive, which he controls. Because the show celebrates Bowie rather than critiques him, it has nothing to say about the elephant in the exhibition's concluding rooms: the marked decline ...




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