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  1. Nature on our doorstep

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Step out of the city and into a world of insects, birds and interesting animals ...

  2. Diary of a renovator: chemical warfare

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Xiu Fang

    ... brushing off an insect. My mind marched back to The Art of War. I had laid plans, waged war and attacked by stratagem. Victory, I hoped, was assured. Australia's Ashes win seven years ago gave ...

  3. In the next (bigger and better) issue of STYLE...

    Posted May 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Check out our revamped magazine with a new look that's sure to impress: funky layouts, interesting stories and hip products- this time on what's cool in the world of Design and Living. We enter the pink and powdery world of French lingerie desig ...

  4. Paracelsus' Garden

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Angela Su's anatomical ink paintings and embroideries of flowers, insects and human figures, including Lepidotera. Today-Sat, 11am-7pm, Grotto Fine Art, 2/F, 31c-d Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2121 2270. Ends Sat ...

  5. Green map pinpoints 'city treasures'

    Posted Jan 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Hong Kong's first green map identifies 420 places as being relevant to a sustainable city life. It includes geological features, places to inspect insects, green buildings, walled villages and cultural sites. The project is fully funded by the Sustainable Development Fund. Some 80,000 copies of the green map are ready for free collection from universities, local ...

  6. 'I am worried the cockroaches will not come out of my ears'

    Posted Jul 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... with dozens of cockroaches, rats and other insects on his bed during many sleepless nights this summer. 'I am worried that the cockroaches will not come out if they get into my ears,' the 58-year-old said. When he suspects the insects have done so as he dozes, he rushes out of bed and washes his ears with water in the public bathroom, he said. Having lost his job three years ago, Mr ...

  7. Bugs

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... British presenter and percussionist Alasdair Malloy (left) joins the HK Sinfonietta to play music inspired by insects, including Vaughan Williams' The Wasps, Rimsky-Korsakov's The Flight of the Bumblebee, Elgar's Moths and Butterflies and more. Fri-Sat, 7.30pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho; Mar 16, 3pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 5/F Sheung ...

  8. Unwanted guests

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and follow Mr Chan's advice: Always look for an established pest control provider with a long history. Do not hesitate to ask questions about pest problems, including the biology of insects, method of treatment and safety procedures. Use your judgment and do not accept illogical answers. Do not expect to eliminate all insects after one treatment. Most insects have been on Earth ...

  9. Enchanted forest

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it into an educational path.' Called 'Kids' Walk', the path is divided into two phases. The first phase highlights information on 10 common plants and insects found in the area's upper section. The insects include tiger beetles, stink bugs, cicadas and harvestmen (sometimes called daddy longlegs), which come out in the sunny weather. The role that plant life plays in the forest ...

  10. FYI: Do bugs really crawl into people's ears? How can you get them out?

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Jonathan Hopfner

    ... an insect in your ear are grossly exaggerated. There are no verifiable accounts of bugs successfully reproducing in human ears, and simple physiology would prevent even the most excitable insect from burrowing through an ear into somewhere more sensitive, like the brain- there's too much bone in the way. Even earwigs- so named because the long, flat insects apparently favour human ...




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