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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Scientists race to develop microchips to monitor the body's health

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:21am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post Falling microprocessor prices have scientists racing to develop ingestible ways to allow instant checks on welfare of the human body 'Smart pills' to save cash and lives Early each morning, Mary Ellen Snodgrass swallows a computer chip embedded in one of her pills and roughly the size of a grain of sand. When it hits her stomach, it transmits ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    'Night in Shanghai' recreates the city of the 1930s in tale of music, race, love and war

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:45pm by Alison Singh Gee

    ... Alison Singh Gee Music, race, love and war in 1930s Shanghai Few cities in the world can compete with Shanghai for its sheer impact on public consciousness as a cultural, commercial, ... black but because he's foreign. The Nationalists were nominally in control of Shanghai but they never imposed race laws on blacks- only the Americans did, in the International Settlement ...

  3. Lifestyle - Motoring - MOTOR RACING

    Local firm building lightweight car for fans to race on the Zhuhai circuit

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:27am by Mark Sharp

    ... motorsports is not for the light of wallet, but in Asia it's particularly expensive, says Farmer, himself an experienced driver. "For club racing in the UK, you buy a trailer; you work on the car yourself; you drive to the track. You race on Saturday and you're back in time for dinner on Sunday." The lack of a race track in Hong Kong puts amateur motorsports even farther ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Turning junk into gold: Business booms for Hong Kong vintage goods collectors

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Elaine Yau

    ... mallets, which are quintessentially English, and original pigeon racing clocks. Pigeon racing was very popular in England in the 1930s." McRae has many items from the 1950s and 1960s golden ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

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

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

    ... 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 ... on a football pitch or on a bike. "Just when you think you're king of the pack, you have a bad day, get thumped, or someone better races past you on a rusty old bike. You eat a slice of humble ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - MUSIC

    Book review: Do Not Sell at Any Price, by Amanda Petrusich

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by MCT

    ... a furniture company turned record label that became one of the great chroniclers of raw "race records" starting in 1917. The label released thousands of 78s until it closed in the early ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: The Emperor Far Away, by David Eimer

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... issues; we later hear from one of Billy's friends, who has a cousin spending life in prison for stabbing a man to death during the 2009 Urumqi race riots. Although the emperor may be far ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Visitor photos put different spin on exhibition in Beijing

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... of the Marlboro Man imagery. In 2002, Schmid produced a multimedia series investigating the themes of speed and time through the world of Formula 1 motor racing, famously dunking a multimillion-dollar race car in a swimming pool at Pierre Cardin's Bubble House on the French Cote d'Azur and photographing race driver Jenson Button swimming laps alongside it. "We had been told ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Equality in schools has a long way to go in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Katelyn Chan

    ... "Mainstream schools have not had enough experience in dealing with race-related issues. They do not know how to flexibly handle situations," she says. "It is hard [for the schools] to know ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: The Long Shadow, by David Reynolds

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 12:22pm by MCT

    ... States," Reynolds writes. "In each case empire and race were tightly entangled, Japan being the only non-white great power while America, intensely racist itself, prided itself on not being ...




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