Penis size, eating roast goose, foot binding: the stories you read most in 2015 (part 2)

Stories about food, health and history, and a dose of celebrity, were among readers’ 10 favourites this year. Next week we’ll reveal the five culture and lifestyle stories that most interested you

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 23 December, 2015, 11:30am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 23 December, 2015, 11:49am

10. What Kanye West gets right, and what he gets wrong

The designer hinted his athletic-wear collection for Adidas would fill fashion’s creativity void, but it didn’t. Instead, female models wore beige body stockings that made them like near-naked Barbie dolls.

9. All about sex: the real reason why Chinese women bound their feet ... and it wasn’t for their pleasure

Early Western accounts of the charming manner in which Chinese women with bound feet tottered and swayed as they walked ignored the belief underlying the practice. In reality, the underlying appeal was explicitly sexual.

8. Penis size: the long and the short of it

This year scientists finally solved one of the world’s enigmas and determined the average size of the male member by surveying a raft of existing studies. Our readers just couldn’t resist finding out where they (or their men) rank on the chart.

7. Top five roast goose restaurants in Hong Kong

Hongkongers love goose for its crispy skin and tender, juicy flesh. And everyone has a favourite venue. Our food writers scoured the city in search of the best.

6. Why Malaysian Muslim singer Shila Amzah had to move to China

A spot on a Hunan TV talent show 15 months ago propelled the 25-year-old to stardom. Now she has mastered Putonghua and is learning Cantonese as she wants to break into the Hong Kong market.

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