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  1. The kilt

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... worker, for example. Banned In 1688, the English Parliament took the throne from King James the II. They were worried about his Catholic faith and closeness to France. The result was a series of uprisings, even wars, in England, Scotland and Ireland. The fighting was between those who supported Parliament and those who wanted King James back. In 1746, King George II banned the kilt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708125/kilt
  2. Wombats

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Interesting facts It takes wombats about eight days to digest what they eat. This allows them to get maximum nutrition from the food. They also move very slowly. But when they are attacked, for example, they can reach up to 40km/h. Wombats usually live in the wild for about five years. But in zoos, they can live up to 20 years. One wombat in captivity lived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691907/wombats
  3. The human brain

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Control centre You can think of the brain as the control centre of the body. It's like the cockpit of a plane, but much more complicated. There are still many things we don't really understand. We know we need it for everything we do. We need it to speak and see - and for all our other senses, such as hearing and smell. It also tells our body when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691206/human-brain
  4. Australian cuisine

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Meat pies and Lamingtons Australians used to joke that their cuisine was meat pies and Lamingtons. A Lamington is a cube of sponge cake covered in chocolate icing and coconut. Meat pies are English. Australian cuisine in the early days was very English because the British started settling down in Australia in 1788. The Australian Aborigines lived on tribal lands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/688407/australian-cuisine
  5. fonts

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Characters A font is a style of writing the letters in the alphabet - or Chinese characters. Fonts should really be called typefaces. But most people today just say font. In the very old days, before printing, people wrote out books by hand. But around 1450, in Germany, Johannes Gutenberg developed the first printing press. The typeface - all the letters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/680297/fonts
  6. Animation

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Moving pictures have been around for more than 100 years and continue to be a source of delight Movies Animation is a series of pictures - or objects - that create the illusion of movement. Usually animation is a movie. Probably the most famous ones are m ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684082/animation
  7. News - China Insider - SMARTPHONES

    Despite the iPhone's popularity, Android remains king in China

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 08:29pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com A new report by Baidu reveals that Android phones hold 79 per cent of China's market share New data released by Chinese search engine Baidu reveals that the Android platform is dominant in China, while Apple’s iOS is ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1581235/despite-iphones-popularity-android-remains-king-china
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai king endorses junta leader Prayuth as prime minister

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 11:35am

    ... Reuters in Bangkok   Watch: Thai king endorses coup leader as prime minister Thai military leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha was endorsed as prime minister by Thailand’s king on Monday, ... members of the military-dominated national assembly. He was the sole candidate for the post. Approval from King Bhumibol Adulyadej is a formality. The interim government will be set up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580518/thai-king-endorses-junta-leader-prayuth-prime-minister
  9. Business - Money - LISTINGS

    Small-cap IPO kings of Hong Kong face tough growth path

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:56am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com IPO bank Sunwah Kingsway contends with mounting costs as regulatory environment looks bleak Small-cap kings of HK in tough path to growth Sunwah Kingsway is the busiest IPO bank you have never heard of. The firm is one of the most active houses for leading small-cap initial public offerings on the Hong Kong exchange. The bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1570897/small-cap-ipo-kings-hong-kong-face-tough-growth
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Novelist Lily King on Euphoria

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Clare Morin

    ... Clare Morin Anthropologist Margaret Mead's studies of tribes in New Guinea in the 1930s made her world famous. Now, author Lily King has reimagined her entangled love life and work in the tropics for her novel, Euphoria, writes Clare Morin Female intuition The first time I meet Lily King, it's early February and snow is falling on the streets of Portland, Maine, in the United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1562611/female-intuition

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