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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Duo make a splash with traditional works

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by Enid Tsui

    ... co-ordinator with Chinese University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Using insects to create dense clusters and their interesting dynamic with empty space resonates with his love ... that seems perverse. But the insects' vulnerability and insignificance to the human eye strikes a chord with an artist who has struggled for years to get Hong Kong people interested ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health

    Lead: de-bugging nutrition

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... crickets? The idea might disgust you now, but the United Nations is hoping to change the public perception of eating bugs. Switching to an insect-rich diet could not only be good for your health, but have environmental and economic benefits, too. Generally crickets and grasshoppers taste like nutty shrimp Daniella Martin, Girl Meets Bug The UN's 187-page report, Edible Insects , makes ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How one Hongkonger is lighting up the night skies, with fireflies

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by Elaine Yau

    ... house in Lam Tsuen, Tai Po, to experiment with breeding fireflies, not realising that flower growers' use of pesticide on ornamental peach and other plants had decimated insect populations ... as beneficial insects as they prey on snails which damage crops. They are amazing and beautiful insects. I am delighted that whenever people think of fireflies in Hong Kong, they will think of me." ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Online novelists find success in print and on the big screen in Hong Kong

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:14am by Elaine Yau

    ... the pseudonym Universal God has a fondness for bizarre and supernatural characters. Among the protagonists in Disorders, a collection of his short stories, are a freak who likes killing insects ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Bed bug infestations are on the rise- and the pests are hard to kill

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 01:06pm by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... for people living in public housing estates, because of the population density. The small wingless insects were once a major domestic problem worldwide. Their prevalence declined with the widespread use of DDT from the mid-20th century. But there seems to be a recent resurgence of the blood-sucking insect globally, says the department. International travel, immigration, changes in pest ...

  6. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - WINE OPINION JANE ANSON

    Chateuaneuf overcame diseased vines to become an acclaimed appellation

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 10:17am by Jane Anson

    ... of Chateauneuf-du-Pape, which gave the appellation its name. It was the region's famously relentless mistral wind that spread the insect with such rapidity. For decades after phylloxera, few local winemakers ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Play it safe and plan ahead when travelling abroad with children

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 09:02pm by Rebecca Tomasis

    ... in Indianapolis, in the US. Talking about healthy travel, he says, can involve "what type of clothing they should have, what type of insect repellent they should have, what do they know about ... and after travel. In a large review of skin conditions in young travellers, published online this month, Hagmann and his colleagues noted that children suffered insect bites and infections, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Art review: The Creation

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Sam Olluver

    ... sheep, insects and worms each get a mention (in just three minutes). The 75-strong SingFest 2013 Youth Chorus provided the choral punctuations that sign off on each of the seven days ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HITS AND MYTHS

    Hits and myths: no sex please, I ate a pineapple

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... that protect them against diseases, insects, fungi, and infection. In people who suffer from salicylate sensitivity, pineapple juice can cause adverse reactions in the gut. And if the pineapple juice ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Sun Xun's artistic mission to put Chinese history in perspective

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 03:55pm by NYT

    ... about the government, preferring to couch his criticisms in surreal metaphors. Often animals and insects stand in for human emotions, and conflicts and weapons punctuate scenes fraught ...




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