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  1. 'Science fiction' waste solution a real option

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... actually a range of alternatives, ranging from straightforward to one that seems verging on science fiction. At first, I believed reports that the planned incinerator technology is so advanced ... of the 'science fiction' technique? This seems far-fetched when you first hear of it, as it involves treating waste using plasma- the fourth state of matter- that can be hotter than the surface ...

  2. Fictional quake threat only too real, says author

    Posted Jul 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau helene.franchineau@scmp.com A sound like a million freight trains blasting out of the bowels of the earth, a massive seismic wave smashing into the city's foundations, skyscrapers toppling, death and mayhem on an unimaginable scale ...

  3. Fact as scary as fiction, say greens

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Greenpeace took the opportunity called a press conference highlighting the need for renewable energy sources. 'The movie is a fiction but the threat and impact of climate change is real,' ...

  4. Ice Hunt

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Ice Hunt by James Rollins Orion, HK$91 James Rollins is one of the better novelists to have emerged post-DB (Dan Brown), but Ice Hunt is perhaps not his finest. The plot can be reduced to this time-honoured conundrum: 'Something's goi ...

  5. Committing to a green future

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Maggie Chen

    ... Compiled by Maggie Chen On November 7, Young Post junior reporters attended the Get It Green Youth Summit. The event, co-organised by Civic Exchange and the Environmental Campaign Committee, featured a keynote address by Robert Swan, the first person to w ...

  6. Question of the week: Will humans ever live on other planets?

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Canada It sounds like science fiction today, but it may well be a reality tomorrow. With pollution and global warming becoming grim realities, another planet to live on and avoiding the mistakes ...


    Posted Oct 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Red Earth, White Earth Contemporary porcelain and drawings by Australian ceramicist Victor Greenaway. Tue-Sun, 11am-8pm, 5 opt studio gallery, 5 Prince's Terrace, Mid-Levels. Inquiries: 2586 9818. Ends Nov 8 ...

  8. News - World - NATURE

    Joy and concern as snowy owls arrive in Vancouver

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... the birds’ distinctive appearance has made them a favourite of popular fiction; schoolboy wizard Harry Potter’s animal friend, Hedwig, was a snowy owl. Although they only live about nine years ...

  9. Let's protect our planet... before it's too late

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do you think one day, humans will all live in space? The many missions to study Mars, Venus and other planets suggest that we might. As people on Earth are exhausting its resources, I think we will soon destroy this planet and have to find a new place for ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - GLOBAL WARMING

    Richard Muller, converted climate change sceptic, still a maverick

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... The Sins of Jesus ("he slowly slips deeper and deeper into sin") and a short essay titled "Why Dumbledore is Gay"- on the headmaster of fictional wizarding school Hogwarts. ...




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