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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - ASTRONOMY

    Chilean mountain to lose its top for European Extremely Large Telescope

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:19am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Mountain blown up to reach the stars The top is being lopped off the 3,000-metre Cerro Armazones in Chile to host the world's largest optical and infrared telescope. Once the dust has settled and the rubble has been cleared, the mountain will be ready for the astronomers. The European Extremely Large Telescope, or E-ELT, will serve astronomers and cosmologists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1537732/chilean-mountain-lose-its-top-european-extremely-large
  2. Lifestyle - Health - FITNESS

    Rock climbing is catching on in Hong Kong

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by ELIZABETH CHOI

    ... Mountaineering and Climbing Union (CHKMCU). "Once they climbed it, they learned the rock well. They sketched pictures of it and mapped out its routes by difficulty." These images would become ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1247450/rock-climbing-catching-hong-kong
  3. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Australia's Tamborine Mountain Distillery's artisanal approach to making spirits

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Janelle Carrigan

    ... Janelle Carrigan life@scmp.com The Tamborine Mountain Distillery adopts an artisanal approach, writes Janelle Carrigan Arranged on the shelves are dozens of hand-painted bottles. ... overseen by workers in white coats. But it's quite the contrary. Tamborine Mountain Distillery is perched high in the Gold Coast hinterland. Owners Alla Ward and her husband Michael embraced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-wine/article/1313062/australias-tamborine-mountain-distillerys-artisanal-approach
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Grain silos in Cape Town converted to feed the soul as museum

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 12:31pm by AFP

    ... events and performances, while an outdoor roof garden will offer views over the city to Table Mountain. The V&A Waterfront is a rehabilitated docklands full of trendy restaurants and shops, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1559064/grain-silos-cape-town-converted-feed-soul-museum
  5. Lifestyle

    On the right track: Mountain biking on the increase in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Mountain biking in the city has hit top gear thanks to government support. But there are still bumps in the road On the right track "An oasis ... Matt Wragg described his experience riding mountain bike trails on Lamma Island in the April issue of Mountain Biking UK magazine. The AFCD now understands that mountain bikers need single ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1292787/right-track-mountain-biking-increase-hong-kong
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Let it rip: surf's up in Shenzhen

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by THOMAS BIRD

    ... from Dapeng town follows a winding mountain road through thick forest to this isolated, breathtaking spot. Sipping imported craft beer in the beachfront Secret Spot Café, I meet sun-bronzed ... as they can be out here". The couple also run Secret Spot Cafe, a surf shack that looks out across the mountain-crested bay. "It's a world-class beach," Howland says. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1558106/let-it-rip-surfs-shenzhen
  7. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Fit & Fab: cyclist Joe Donnelly has overcome many sporting injuries

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Donnelly jumps on a mountain bike and into an ocean kayak, although a recent back injury has forced him to cut back on his "10-times a week" sporting addiction, which included soccer, ... which starts at the end of August, Donnelly and a team of colleagues will take part in the Cape to Cape mountain bike challenge in October. Competing in the four-day, 210-kilometre race ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1556987/fit-fab-cyclist-joe-donnelly-has-overcome-many-sporting-injuries
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The high road: the Kingdom of Mustang

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... meaning "dazzling mountain", and, at 8,167 metres, it is the world's seventh highest. For the Hindu devotees, though, the mountains are just icing on the cake. They've come ... around. There are medieval villages, monasteries lodged on outcrops and, wherever you look, mountains. The people up here call themselves Himalayan- they practice Tibetan Buddhism, the women dress ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1555545/high-road
  9. Lifestyle - Technology

    China's Dragon King Bridge connects two architectural concepts

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:49am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... their girlfriends. Could walking across it feel like climbing a mountain? And how about a romantic setting for wedding pictures? "Then it started to gain significance by itself. That is something we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1558276/chinas-dragon-king-bridge-connects-two-architectural-concepts
  10. Lifestyle - Books

    On paper, tale stands tall without the digital gizmos

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 12:31pm by James Kidd

    ... Livingstone's The Warlock of Firetop Mountain. The reader, in the guises of our hero Detective Roy Dodge and his assistant, Twintig, proceeds through the building by traversing brightly illustrated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1559029/paper-tale-stands-tall-without-digital-gizmos

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