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US to probe possible links between five deaths and Monster energy drinks

Three flavours of Monster energy drinks. The drink is being blamed for the death of a 14-year-old Maryland girl. Photo: AFP

The US Food and Drug Administration is investigating five deaths and a heart attack for possible links to consuming Monster energy drinks, an agency spokeswoman said.

Thursday, 25 October, 2012, 4:44am

This week we test: gel eyeliner

For a long day or dramatic night out, you don't want to always be worrying about your eye make-up smudging or coming off. Gel eyeliner will keep your peepers smoky and sultry all day and night.

Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Eyeliner Sepia Ink (HK$195/3g)

26 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Welcome to the party

It is the evening after Poubelle International's third anniversary, and I am arranging chairs in the band's practice studio with a witty, hyper Ben McCarthy. He has just arrived at the interview from his day job as an industrial designer and his mind, he says, is in 'a million places at once'.

29 May 2011 - 12:00am


R.E.M. Collapse Into Now Warner Bros

'Let's show the kids how to do it fine,' Michael Stipe sings in All the Best, the barnstorming second track from R.E.M.'s 15th album - and he goes on to do just that.

20 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Dramatic change of heart

I've had a change of heart about drama after watching a performance at City Hall. I wouldn't have thought this was possible because I've rarely showed any interest in plays, especially local productions.

5 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

This week we test: gel eyeliner

For dramatic eyes this autumn, try a gel eyeliner. Experiment with thin lines or thick, 60s-style winged looks, and let your eyes do the talking.

Shu Uemura Painting Liner (HK$170)

Soft and thick, this gives you stand-out soul-windows. The best bit is its staying power. It's not cheap but it's worth every cent.

5 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Top tips: line of sight

Becca UK makeup artist Tiffany John shares her method of applying natural-looking, long-lasting eyeliner:

29 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Top tips: simple recipe

Giorgio Armani's international makeup artist Reza Zaimeche (right) offers some observations on makeup:

'Liquid eyeliner is making a big comeback. We don't have so much cake eyeliner [these days], which is a shame as it really is the best because it's easy to use and blend.

15 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Female warriors rule

Claymore (TV)

Super female warriors kill shape-changing monsters called Yoma with a flick of their wrists in the new anime Claymore, currently being shown on Japan's NTV channel.

This fantasy-horror anime is based on the manga of the same name written and illustrated by Norihiro Yagi. His previous work includes Undeadman and Angel Densetsu.

6 May 2007 - 12:00am

Have you read Jimmy Liao's books?

Name: Valerie Chung

Age: 17

Top Tunes: Disney songs

3 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

R.E.M. ticket giveaway marks 'concert month'

March may have to be renamed 'Concert Month'. There was jazz queen Norah Jones' concert last Friday, and Avril Lavigne and Diana Krall will both perform before the month is out. And between those dates, legendary band R.E.M. will have its only Southeast Asian concert in Hong Kong on Sunday night at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai.

14 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Must see

1 The Missing (2003, Taiwan): Actor-turned-director Lee Kang-sheng's debut effort created a stir at this year's Rotterdam Film Festival. It deals with urban isolation as a grandmother searches Taipei's streets for her lost grandson.

2 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

I'll do it my way, says new chief stipe Stier

Incoming chief stipendiary steward Jamie Stier yesterday gave a 'steady as she goes' forecast for the changing of the judicial guard in Hong Kong racing but handed out a warning that he is his own man as he takes up the hottest seat in racing.

21 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

The truth about monsters

THERE IS AN eerie realism about DisneyPixar's new animated movie Monsters, Inc.

Like most Disney productions, and the late Jim Henson's magical Muppet movies, this is an imaginative tale that discreetly reveals to a young audience the hard facts of life, and the humour that can be found in every situation.

31 Jan 2002 - 12:00am



(Warner Bros)

8 Jun 2001 - 12:00am