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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Walking on water: island hopping the Seto Inland Sea

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by STEVE POWELL

    ... The Seto Inland Sea National Park, which celebrates its 80th anniversary this year, offers an island-hopping experience like no other, writes Steve John Powell. Pictures by Angeles Marin Cabello Walking on water Through the dense steam rising from the onsen, Jupiter is clearly visible over the twinkling black waters of the Seto Inland Sea. It's not hard to see why this hotel ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Arctic Sea ice retreats to record minimum as UN climate talks stall

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:55am by Los Angeles Times, The Guardian

    ... Agencies in Los Angeles and London Experts warn of self-perpetuating momentum of warming amid anger over stalled talks on UN accord to combat greenhouse-gas emissions Arctic Sea ice retreats to reach minimum on record The fast-changing Arctic broke new records for loss of sea ice and spring snow cover this year, as well as the extent of the summertime melt of the Greenland ice ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Fashion bargains await beyond the sea in Bali

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by HOLLY MCDONALD

    ... For high-end jewellery John Hardy is a trek to find, but the stunning location is well worth the detour. Scandi (locations include Jalan Laksmana) has beautiful clean-lined jewellery, while Sea Gypsy ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - GLOBAL WARMING

    Rising seas may threaten one-fifth of world heritage sites, say scientists

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Rising seas may threaten many world heritage sites Global landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, Tower of London and Sydney Opera House will be lost to rising seas caused ... of the century- nearly one-fifth of the planet's 720 world heritage sites will be affected as ice sheets melt and warming oceans expand. The study, published in the journal Environmental Research ...

  5. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Hongkongers taken with matcha soft serve ice cream

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:20pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... straight from Mother Nature is not usually that appetising. Judging by the spate of recent photos of swirls of jade-coloured Japanese ice cream on social media, matcha soft serve is one ... and a sweet brown sauce; or as a matcha affogato, the rich ice cream is always a hit. The shop was opened last year by Kosei Kamatani, owner of Ramen Jo around the corner, and since then it has ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The high road: the Kingdom of Mustang

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

    ... Miraculously, it is in one piece- which is more than can be said for my sanity. Mustang is Nepal's "Tibet"- a remote and beautiful region of ice-topped Himalayan peaks, wind-carved black ... 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 ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - CLIMATE CHANGE

    5 Antarctic facts for climate change sceptics

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:09am by The Guardian

    ... glacial, or land-based, ice is sea ice, which contracts and expands depending on the season. This is an important distinction, which we will get to shortly. 2. It is not the same as the Arctic Essentially, the Antarctic is a continent of ice surrounded by cold water. The Arctic is a semi-enclosed ocean, almost completely surrounded by land. Steadily warming land and sea temperatures have had ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - POLLUTION

    Microscopic diatoms with taste for marine refuse could help clean up sea

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

    ... but by causing tiny pieces to sink to the sea floor. The plastic-dwellers appear to be biodegrading the millions of tonnes of debris floating on waters worldwide, according to oceanographers ... to happen at sea," oceanographer JuliaReisser said. "I am excited about this because the 'plastic-eating' microbes could provide solutions for better waste disposal practices ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, June 29, 2014

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 01:47am by AGENCIES

    ... of space” in the Voyager vehicle by 2016, according a company statement. Reuters   Cone fossil goes back to dawn of animal life A sea creature that looked like a stack of tiny ice cream cones ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - ART HISTORY

    Book review: Belomor, by Nicolas Rothwell

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

    ... Sea and the Baltic Sea, and that was built by convicts. The philosopher claims the cigarettes are the strongest in the world, and they certainly have head-spinning associations, involving ...




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