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Elasticity

Look for cracks in axles, metal fatigue expert says

A row between the mainland's railway authorities and an inspection company over alleged cracks in the driving axles of high-speed trains can be solved simply, according to one expert in metal fatigue: just cut the shafts and have a look.

Tuesday, 23 August, 2011, 12:00am

They lost our bling but now economists hope for a better rap

What do you get when you mix economists with musicians? Some really scary bad rap music.

31 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Life is about relaxation, too

Almost every day, hundreds of thousands of Hongkongers go to work to make a living.

They have to work hard so they can pay their bills and buy the things they want.

But I think they lack proper rest.

They work too hard so they can earn money to satisfy their materialism. By doing this, they are ignoring their health.

24 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Why the neomaniacs can't fight our upgrade fatigue

Christmas proved a turkey for the computing industry. The idea had been that we would all rush out and splash out on lashings of new equipment: Pentium notebooks, iMac G4s and more anti-viral software and games than you could shake a joystick at (not forgetting those wipes impregnated with a special formulation to remove dust, static and smears, to ensure a resplendent viewing experience).

21 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Dazzling Union

LAST-START winner Dazzling Union had an operation yesterday to screw a leg fracture in place, writes Lawrence Wadey.

David Hill's four-year-old had been one of the gambles of the season when finding 1,200 metres too short on his debut, but then showed bags of potential when scoring over a mile at decent odds next time out.

17 Apr 1993 - 12:00am