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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    My 48 hours in Bangkok

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:48pm by NICK TAYLOR

    ... is Hotel Muse, a 174-room boutique hotel with lots of dark wood and large bedrooms with parquet floors and slipper baths. “Once you’ve checked in, head up to the 24th floor to the bar, Speakeasy,” ... hotel in State Tower. “This is the world’s highest open-air restaurant,” she says. “Don’t go for the food, which is plain and overpriced. Instead, start your evening with a sundowner.” As neon ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - REFORMS

    Sweden is paying the price for pioneering state school reforms

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 10:15am by Reuters

    ... Stockholm rethink its pioneering market reform of the state schools system. School shutdowns and deteriorating results have taken the shine off an education model admired and emulated around the world, in Britain in particular. "I think we have had too much blind faith in that more private schools would guarantee greater educational quality," says Tomas Tobé, head ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - TECHNOLOGY

    Financial exchange regulators use computers to crack traders' code

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by Reuters

    ... is Digital Reasoning, based in Nashville, in the US state of Tennessee. Digital Reasoning's software can scan up to billions of communications from thousands of traders, spotting language ... Banks had been moving towards more sophisticated analytics across all forms of electronic communications over the past year, said Michael O'Brien, head of sales for the SMARTS Broker market ...

  4. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Chef Will Meyrick brings the flavours of Bali to Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 09:57am by SAMANTHA BROWN

    ... in Hong Kong," says Meyrick, who opened Lotus in Hong Kong in 2006 before heading to Bali and starting his acclaimed street-food inspired restaurants. "There needs to be a certain ... to around 140. One of the more gratifying results of expansion, Meyrick says, is seeing opportunities emerge for his long-time staff to work abroad. Sarong's head chef, Gede Budiani, ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Godfather proves a mixed blessing for director Coppola

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36pm by James Mottram

    ... Finian's Rainbow and, in 1969, the low-key marital drama The Rain People. "I wanted to be this European-style filmmaker that was coming to the United States in the 1950s. We were seeing films ... But with a young family to support, the director was heading for a meltdown. "I thought The Godfather was a total failure, and everyone told me it was." To escape the furore, he went to Paris ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Creative ways to get children to exercise

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:45am by JAMES QUINLAN

    ... they do well in a test at school, praise them for the achievement, and take them to the park with a friend as a reward. Or head for a day out at the beach.   Limit technology If you set aside time ... balls, skipping ropes, buckets and spades, and the like, readily available in a box or cupboard at home. That way, when they have the urge to head outdoors, you are ready.   Have an adventure ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    British DJ, radio host and astrophysics fan Kissy Sell Out comes to Play

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:48pm by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... Kissy Sell Out, is a wildly popular host on BBC Radio 1; the head of his own music label, San City High; and a mainstay of the East London DJ scene, famed for his ebullient, experimental ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health

    Hate salad? You'll love these

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:45am by Jeanette Wang

    ... cooked in water with chilli flakes and lime leaves 60 grams sweet corn kernels (fresh or canned) 60 grams roasted red pepper (fresh or from a jar) ½ small head of broccoli, cooked and cut into small florets 50 grams grated beetroot 100 grams sliced red cabbage ½ head of fennel, finely sliced 1 avocado, tossed in a squeeze of lime juice 100 grams mixed quinoa, cooked Some coriander ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, April 13, 2014

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:22am by AGENCIES

    ... of Virginia at Charlottesville in the United States caught amoebae in the act in a feat of live microscopy. The parasite takes single bites out of living cells until the damage is such that the cell eventually dies, they found. The amoeba then detaches, spits out non-digested chunks of cell, and heads to the next meal. AFP   Sheldon shells out for Israeli moon mission SpaceIL, a non-profit ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab report: MRI scan proves adults have calorie-burning brown fat cells

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 10:19am by Jeanette Wang

    ... studied more than 18,000 people from the United States, Canada, Australia and Europe. Half the sample had colorectal cancer and half were free of cancer. After searching 2.7 million genetic ...




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