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  1. Lifestyle - Technology

    TV makers show off 4K and Ultra HD screens

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 10:26am by Jamie Carter

    ... the future of TV writ large, especially for public TV screens and cinemas. "We're going to develop the 8k TV for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics," says Nishioka. "For now, our main ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health

    How to get in shape for a skiing holiday

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 02:11pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... began, try skiing the Olympic cross-country course from the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics in Hakuba, Japan. evergreen-hakuba.com Powder skiing What is it: skiing on fresh powder snow, otherwise ... whistlersnowmobile.com Ice skating What is it: the timeless Olympic sport of moving over ice using ice skates, although you don't have to be as graceful as the pros to reap the benefits. Calories burned ...

  3. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Gelato champs churn out a taste of the good life

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:20pm by Gary Jones

    ... of the inaugural Gelato World Tour competition- alternatively dubbed "the Olympics of Artisan Gelato"- was held there. Following heats in Rome, Valencia, Melbourne, Dubai, Austin and Berlin, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    How Monopoly came to dominate board games

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by Richard Lord

    ... Hong Kong Monopoly remains the most popular. There are also three versions on the mainland, including a 2008 Beijing edition released to coincide with the Olympics. According to Patrick Chugh, ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Postcard: Mumbai

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:11pm by BHAKTI BAPAT MATHEW

    ... Women's champion and 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Mary Kom. Starring Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, it tells of the poor village girl's rise to become a world-class athlete and a global ... an Olympic and national sprint champion. And there are reports that Emraan Hasmi will star in a biopic on former cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin that will begin filming in January 2015. Like ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    LED evangelist Teddy Lo combines art and commerce in real world

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:37am by James King

    ... with the Beijing Olympics and the Shanghai Expo having showed the world how LED-advanced the nation has become. "Advanced in manufacturing power, yes, but in technology, Japan, the US and Europe ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health

    How mental toughness gives athletes the edge

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... psychologist with a master's in sport and exercise psychology. "Our bodies listen to instructions from our brains. Whether you are an Olympic athlete, or someone just getting back ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Artist Cai Guoqiang gets more bang for his bucks

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:53pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... you'll almost certainly have seen his work. He was the man who lit up the opening and closing ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics and Paralympics. As one of China's most famous contemporary ... but there is Hiroshima. In awarding him its art prize in 2008, the city invited him to hold a daytime event at the Atomic Dome. Two months after the Olympics, and with advance warning, black fireworks wrote ...

  9. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    China's first lady Peng Liyuan's fashion style has made her a global sensation

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 09:39am by Jing Zhang

    ... of the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, Peng stood at her husband's side as he greeted UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. During a visit to the Nanjing Museum, where she accompanied the wives ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health

    Performance coach aims to make you stronger, faster and fitter

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:45am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Using his experience of training Olympic athletes and professionals, the British-qualified strength and conditioning coach has turned his hand to the issues of everyday athletes at Pinnacle ...




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