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Infographics

INFOGRAPHIC: Story of the Stratocaster, the world's most famous guitar

Sunday, 13 April, 2014, 1:17am

A graphic celebration to mark the 60th anniversary of the world's most famous guitar.

INFOGRAPHIC: How to build a Terracotta Army in 16 easy steps

8 Apr 2014 1 comment Interactive

The Terracotta Army has stood guard in the dark since the late third century BC, only seeing light in 1974 when Xian farmers discovered them. So where did the warriors come from and who was their creator?

HERITAGE

Dead in life, alive in death

7 Apr 2014 1 comment

On March 29, 1974, farmers drilling a well 25 kilometres from Xian unearthed fragments of pottery. They had stumbled across the Terracotta Army, thousands of sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, China's first emperor. Their purpose was to protect the emperor in the afterlife and they were buried with him between 210 and 209BC. Here we take an in-depth look at this incredible archaeological discovery

EXTREME WEATHER

INFOGRAPHIC: Here comes the rain again, Hong Kong's rainfall patterns since 1997

3 Apr 2014 Interactive

Hong Kong saw some severe weather this week, including hail and torrential rain. How does it compare with the Observatory's recorded history?

HONG KONG SEVENS

INFOGRAPHIC: Team-by-team historical results of every Hong Kong Sevens since 2000

31 Mar 2014 Interactive

Is a perfect run required to lift the Cup? How did your team fare in tournaments past? Find out by using this interactive infographic to explore the results of all the teams who have appeared at the Hong Kong Sevens since the start of the HSBC Sevens World Series.

The new clues in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

20 Mar 2014

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 took a new turn after satellite images of an area some 2,350 kilometres off the coast of Perth identified "objects" floating in the sea possibl

AIR POLLUTION

You're choking: Where particulate matter comes from

31 Mar 2014 2 comments

Air pollution has long been a problem in Hong Kong, particularly the heavy smog that always seem to linger in the winter months. Here we examine how the tiny pollutants affect our health.

OSCARS

And the Oscar goes to... Every winner in the history of the Academy Awards

3 Mar 2014 1 comment

We take a look back at the big players in the history of the Academy Awards, including the winners of the 86th Oscars held on March 2 where it honoured the best of 2013. (See full-screen version)

HONG KONG MARATHON

In the long run: Visualising the Hong Kong Marathon results

19 Feb 2014 3 comments Interactive

This year's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon was won on Sunday morning by Ethiopians Gemeda Feyera and Rehima Kedir. We trace the milestones of the challenge race, the toughest among the event's tilts, from the firing gun to the last second.

Korean War

The battles, weapons and casualties of the Korean War

12 Sep 2013 1 comment

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean war, which lasted from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953.

CHINA

The dead zone

27 Feb 2014

An outbreak of green algae, or hutai as the Chinese call it, has invaded the seawaters off eastern Shandong.

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