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Pseudoscience

Anti-national education movement in Hong Kong labelled a farce

The anti-national education movement is a farce. It rather resembles a self-fulfilling prophecy which, according to Wikipedia, is "a delusion declared as truth when it is actually false" and "may influence people either through fear or logical confusion".

Saturday, 15 September, 2012, 1:17am

Just add water

Musician Emily Li Kit-yiu was struck with diarrhoea, chronic bronchitis and colds so often that she became exhausted with repeated visits to the doctor. She also suffered from chronic shoulder pain, fatigue and insomnia.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Let shine the rhythm of life

Life Biorhythm Free Rating 2/10

Have you ever noticed how some days you have abundant energy and on other days you feel like a slug? On making this observation after a particularly - and unusually - energetic run, my running partner claimed it was down to biorhythms.

8 May 2012 - 12:00am

Glow and behold

A vital energy force flowing through all organic life that can be manipulated for healing the body and mind. Any of this sound familiar?

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tapping into a stress buster turns into a pointless distraction

Be Stress Free Fast US$0.99 Rating 1/10

Your 'Stress Free' experience starts with a free app - the test - which comprises 25 multiple choice questions to calculate your stress level. I clicked through it, answering 'usually true' to questions like 'I feel good about my life', and 'seldom true' to questions like 'I have physical pain'.

18 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Alternative therapies and techniques can help relax anxious dogs

As a dog trainer, Rose Tang has to regularly cut the nails on a dog's paw. However, for some nervous pooches that would rather skip their pedicure, Tang uses a technique called TTouch (pronounced t-touch) to help them relax.

18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Best colours for job interview

You may suddenly discover that you have been laid off or that your company has folded. You may have felt that you could no longer work in a stressful environment, or that you are no longer fulfilled at work.

Regardless of the reason, you can always use fung shui principles to guide your job search.

11 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Name games

Chinese metaphysical terms are metaphorical or figurative, in keeping with the classical Chinese poetic or mnemonic form in which they were originally written or passed down from master to disciple.

17 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Career choices all in the stars

The resurgence of the property and construction sector gives professionals in the field the long-awaited chance to strut their stuff. How should one grab the chance and stand out?

27 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Bard employs poetic licence to peddle wares from an airport booth

Yu Leping, 40, who has a booth at the airport in Dalian, Liaoning, is part artist, part philosopher and part salesman. For 10 years, he has sold personalised Chinese poems to individuals and corporate clients. The Jiangxi native tells how he spotted a trend in Chinese culture and turned it into a profitable niche.

What is your background?

17 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

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