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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Miniscule: Valley of the Ants is pitched squarely at children

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:49pm by Andrew Sun

    ... It is not about ants, but a ladybird that ends up with some ants. After getting separated from his family, and injuring himself in a run-in with some annoying flies, our red insect protagonist gets taken in by some friendly black ants. In nature, any helpless insect gets torn apart as food — but this is a children's movie based on a Belgian/French TV show created by the film's ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION & BEAUTY

    Beauty buzz: Mosquito repellents

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:56pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... who want a mosquito-free environment indoors without smearing products all over their body. Inspired by Mother Nature, the formula draws on the insect-repelling properties of essential oils ... Insect Repellent (HK$188/200ml) not only prevents mosquito bites but also soothes any discomfort a bite might bring. To live up to its goal of being “ecologically responsible” and “kid friendly”, ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs

    Video games as a global spectator sport

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by ALAN YU

    ... (aliens with advanced technology and abilities) or Zerg (swarms of insect-like aliens.) The expert Kim Dong-hwan, aka viOLet, a professional South Korean StarCraft II player and the first to get ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Spice market: Zombie killer

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:47pm by Susan Jung

    ... insect hosts. It's made when a parasitic fungus invades an insect, turning it into one of the living dead, with no mind of its own, and impelling it to climb to a high point on a plant. Overtaken by fungal spores, the insect dies, and a type of mushroom grows out of its head. The spores then fall onto the ground or are dispersed by the breeze, going on to infect more insects ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Discomfort food

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... They may not be to everyone's tastes- yet- but insects and other creepy crawlies offer eco-friendly solutions to many of the world's dietary problems, writes Julian Ryall ... To Uchiyama, bees represent a pleasant mid-afternoon snack to be washed down with a mug of green tea. To me, they are insects that have no place on a menu. My dining companion looks at me ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Cover-up at Kai Tak? Allies 'caused Hong Kong plane crash that killed 19 to assassinate British investigator'

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by Julian Ryall

    ... carried out experiments on local civilians from its Harbin base, in northern China. The unit's tests included dropping ceramic bombs containing infected insects from aircraft and leaving out ...

  7. Magazines - Style - INSIDE SCOOP

    Clever conspiracy

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 10:34pm by Joanne Lam

    ... consisting of 30 one-off designs adapted from Hirst's Entomology series. Hirst's work- a colourful kaleidoscopic blend created from images of insects- will be used to form the base ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Tracing roots: illustrating Hong Kong’s botanical beauty

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Angharad Hampshire

    ... in this genus have very small flowers that are usually pollinated by tiny insects called thrips. However, this species is pollinated by 'flower bugs', a predator of the thrips. They come ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Q&A: Enrique Olvera

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:11pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... OK, we're used to it. They don't like insects. But it was weird because we only carry the ants' belly buttons- I wonder how they recognised them. Insects in general have a very ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    I know a place: Sasha Dennig, founder and designer of Callixto Jewellery

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:25pm by Andrew Sun

    ... As told to Andrew Sun I know a place I grew up in South America so I used to eat beef every day of the week. I thought I was quite an adventurous eater before I moved to Asia, but once here I realised I was a wimp. I still can't do insects, dogs or horses. I am quite discerning with my food. I would rather go hungry than eat junk or bad food. I haven't had ...




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