App of the week

App of the week

Dr Reichel's IQ Test


Rating 8/10

Tuesday, 14 August, 2012, 1:07pm

Be Kind, Rewind (DVD)

A nostalgic comedy about the love of movies and community, Be Kind Rewind stars Mos Def as Mike, a naive young man who works in an old-fashioned video rental store. When his best friend Jerry (Jack Black) wipes all the tapes blank, Mike realises he's in deep trouble.

29 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Work extra hard and be a genius

The new academic year has begun, and this year we have two special students who have attracted a lot of media attention.

One is a nine-year-old whizz-kid who has started studies at Baptist University, and the other is a gifted 14-year-old girl who is studying to be a doctor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

3 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Have your say

Build a better family relationship

It is quite rare for families to have dinner together.

If they do, they tend to go out for a meal because it is quicker and more convenient.

However, family meals may prevent teens from misbehaving by providing structure and routine.

It also reduces the amount of time they spend away from home.

10 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Selection process scores low marks

Teen inventor Chan Yik-hei admitted skipping classes and not turning up for some of the tests for the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination. That was why he scored a mere 12 points and failed both English and Chinese.

26 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

The thin line

Genius is not a trait I associate with journalism. I have worked with many capable journalists: one former editor could, scarily, glance at a computer screen for a split second and remark that the sixth word in paragraph 12 was misspelled. But none had, as the dictionary defines the term, 'extraordinary intellectual and creative power'.

25 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Genius & Friends by Ray Charles and Various Artists

One of Ray Charles' final requests before his death last year was to have his album Genius & Friends be completed and released.

Legendary Phil Ramone was asked to produce the 14-track album of duets which was recorded in 1998.

Charles sings alongside talented singers, such as Alicia Keys, George Michael and John Legend.

13 Apr 2006 - 12:00am


I would like to thank 'Name and Address Supplied' (South China Morning Post, February 7) for the nice quote from basketball player Yao Ming when his former basketball team in China retired his number ('How does a single blade of grass thank the sun?')

However, I must take issue with the headline, 'Basketball genius a truly modest man'.

10 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Doyle's trio hits right note

Star English jockey Brett 'Double' Doyle looks the jockey to follow at this evening's mixed Sha Tin turf and dirt meeting.

Doyle has a heap of good chances through the night but especially the seemingly well-handicapped Genius in the feature event, the Lusitano Challenge Cup, dirt specialist Winning Express in the fifth and the newcomer Decouvert in the second.

3 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Prodigies not always successful

BEING a child genius may not lead to a glittering career, according to a study published this weekend.

The report quotes research in San Francisco which found that 1,500 children with IQs of at least 135 had not been noticeably more successful than those randomly selected from the same social background.

26 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Genesis of a genius

Body and Soul by Frank Conroy Hamish Hamilton $255 HERE, Frank Conroy takes on a writer's problem which threatens at every moment to undermine this fine novel.

28 May 1994 - 12:00am