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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Yacht enables Harbour School to expand its marine science classes

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:26am by Raymond Ma

    ... allowed to board the yacht. "We expect that it will be taken out for half day periods several times a month. The kids and the parents are really excited by it- sometimes the parents more ... The Black Dolphin is undergoing assembly and servicing to bring it back to seaworthy status. Its mast, which was dismantled and stowed for the long voyage here, is being remounted. Other work ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Stuntmen a dying breed in Hong Kong says daredevil expert, as Hollywood comes calling

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by YVONNE TEH

    ... Law looks back at Hong Kong's action-packed cinematic heyday with fondness. When asked to name some of his favourite works, nearly half of the 11 on his list are Hong Kong films from ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES ROBIN LYNAM

    Blue Notes: by Robin Lynam

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Robin Lynam

    ... eventually the ear begins to long for more harmony, but primarily this is about the drums. Few men in perfect health and half Baker's age can play them half as well. Meanwhile, the gig ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Rare fossils in China show brain structures of prehistoric predators

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Strange creatures' nerve structures captured for first time in fossils in China Inside the brains of prehistoric predators Researchers on Wednesday described fossilised remains unearthed in China showing in fine detail the brain structures of a bizarre group of sea creatures that were the top predators more than half a billion years ago. The fossils show ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The high road: the Kingdom of Mustang

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... devotees from Kathmandu and India ply the route from Jomsom (the district's capital) up to the border with China. An hour-and-a-half later and we are in Muktinath- or, more accurately, ... in Tibetan clothing (wrap-around chubas and striped aprons) and they speak a language close to Tibetan. A Free Tibet flag flaps from the spire of a guesthouse. From here it's half a day's ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    Labelling seen as one way to trim the rise in obesity in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Richard Lord

    ... but recommends that people try to get that down to 5 per cent. Based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, 10 per cent is about 50g a day. A 330ml can of soft drink contains more than half that. The leading ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books

    Journalist turns China experience into thriller

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by James Kidd

    ... interest from agents, I took three months' leave to get the second half of the book done. Suddenly I was on my own, having been in this incredibly collegiate environment. Days went by when ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Window-themed Andrew Wyeth exhibition reveals much to admire, little to love

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by WASHPOST

    ... have been hating on Wyeth, who died in 2009, for at least a half-century and much of the venom was fuelled by art-world ideology. Wyeth committed at least two unpardonable sins, hewing ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ralph Steadman reminisces about Hunter S. Thompson on the reissue of 'The Curse of Lono'

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Richard Lord

    ... at the pieces in there and see '81 on them. It feels like someone's stolen about 25 years of my life." In a prolific career lasting nearly half a century, Steadman has become instantly ... drawings look half-dead." Steadman himself is just one of many characters played to comic effect in The Curse of Lono. Thompson spikes the cartoonist with a vast quantity of sedative valerian ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ramone for life

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by MCT

    ... and a half. It didn't matter that they could barely play their instruments: the Ramones were a rock'n'roll primal scream, an expression of rebellion, loneliness, spite and raw, ...




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