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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: magic & mayhem

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:11pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Through the machinations of one of his favourites, which involved palace searches and wooden effigies being planted in bedchambers, Emperor Wu believed that Liu Ju, the crown prince, had put a hex ...

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    My life: Olga Horak, Auschwitz survivor

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:19pm by Liana Cafolla

    ... for the very last time, and my grandma, too. Elderly people were immediately told to form a group, [as were] very young people- mothers and babies. These people were immediately taken to the gas ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the not-so-simple life

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:31pm by Jason Wordie

    ... are priced at a prem-ium to goods that are basically the same item. Local organic farms downplay the fact that chronic air pollution has both long- and short-term negative effects on plant as well as human and animal health. Airborne toxins lodge in plant tissue and then- depending on the chemical- are transmitted into the animal (or human) that consumes that food. Berries- strawberries ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: smoke rings

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:38pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... of the "new world", in the late 15th century, plants native to the Americas, such as the potato, chilli and tobacco, were introduced to the rest of the world and, eventually, to China. Tobacco was cultivated on Luzon (part of the modern-day Philippines) by the Spaniards and brought to China by the Fujianese. The plant, which was called tam-ba-cor in the southern Fujian dialect, took root ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: rotten luck

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 11:00pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... environmental group estimated that Hong Kong will have discarded about 40,000 potted citrus plants- enough to fill 60 double-decker buses- following this Lunar New Year. Rather than the good fortune they are meant to symbolise, the waste of healthy plants seems more a sign of the thoughtless consumption that characterises most holidays around the world; a recent survey found that of the 50 million ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Tony Kirkham

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:38pm by Jane Ram

    ... and some were planted only last year, so there's a huge generation spread. I'm in charge of everything woody that grows unprotected (outside glasshouses and similar enclosures). Some people think we have too many trees but it is an arboretum and was founded as such some 250 years ago. Kew leads the world in plant and fungal science. We work with over 100 botanical ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: Gardening with gadgetry

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 11:18pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... heights. Its latest product, Flower Power- which has just launched in Hong Kong- offers "precision farming for pot plants". The technology is deceptively simple- all you need to do ... menu of thousands of plant varieties and tell it whether the plant is indoors or out, in a pot or open soil. The sensor monitors the four crucial markers of plant health- soil moisture, ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Michael Chow

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:48pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... … that was culture shock. I got into art. I went to Saint Martin's, then studied architecture, and painted for 10 years. In those days, you had to put a shilling in the gas meter. I was so poor, ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: The unkindest cut of all

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 10:03pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... Alex Wong Alex Wong The unkindest cut of all I am no tree-hugging greenie, but if I had arrived home a bit earlier the other day I might have turned into one. For when I did arrive home, the harvested foliage blocking my driveway was such that I couldn't get my car through. And it was the same story all around the neighbourhood- every tree in sight, all planted some 20 years ago, ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Sayan Andriyanov

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 10:30pm by Kylie Knott

    ... not chukchas. They were coming to the town, selling leather, getting drunk, sitting on their snowtracks … I loved it when they drove me on their snowmobiles. When I was 14, one of the chemical plants ...




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