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So you guys have probably never seen a post on Facebook. If you have, you have probably forgotten it, despite its catchy “This man hugged a lion. You won’t believe what happened next” title. I watch 10-15 FB-linked videos a day and forget them almost instantly. I think there might...
Apr 23 2014
Dear Mr. Know-It-All, Facemasks. Beloved by hypochondriacs as soon as they get a hint of a sniffle but ignored by everybody else. Do they actually prevent anything? – Masked Mystery You obviously weren’t in town in 2003 for SARS, Masked Mystery. Or 2009, for Swine flu. Or at any other...
Apr 23 2014
A local friend on a trip to Shanghai has WhatsApped me this picture, complaining about light pollution in Shanghai. Jewelry shops in Mong Kok or Causeway Bay may justify the eye-piercing intensity of their signs as they’re trying to stimulate the mainland shopper’s big-spending hormones...
Apr 23 2014
HK Magazine: Awesome titles. But what do you do, exactly? Homing Tam: I usually keep the title to myself as it can easily sound like I’m showing off. I have three major responsibilities: developing prototypes of products using the Google Maps technology, product testing, and community...
Apr 23 2014
Bone-in rib eye at Wooloomooloo Prime
High Steaks Wooloomooloo group is launching a new gastrobar concept called The Chop House (3/F, Soundwill Plaza II, 1 Tang Lung St., Causeway Bay, 2771-3177), right in CWB’s new clunkily named entertainment complex, Soundwill Plaza II—Midtown. The Chop House will be serving burgers,...
Apr 23 2014
Joseph Estrada arrives in town. Photo: Felix Wong/SCMP
The SAR government has also reverted its Philippines travel alert from "black" to "amber." The government of Manila has agreed to issue an apology and designate prayer days for the victim of the 2010 Manila hostage tragedy, which cost the lives of eight Hongkongers. A joint...
Apr 23 2014
(Hong Kong) “The Midnight After”—or, to give it its Chinese title, “In the Early Hours, I got on the Red Minibus from Mong Kok to Tai Po” has an origin story better than any superhero movie out there. This film is based on a story written and posted to the HK Golden...
Apr 23 2014
(Hong Kong) Dante Lam’s newest thriller is just a dash shy of a masterpiece; it risks verging on the overdramatic, but it’s layered with psychological warfare, brutal action and nail-biting suspense that keeps you on edge from the first scene to the last. Plus, it’s based on one...
Apr 17 2014
Click the images for more. Kota Kinabalu Flight time: 3 hours Chengdu Flight time: 2 hours 35 minutes Ho Chi Minh City Flight time: 2 hours 30 minutes Taipei Flight time: 1 hour 45 minutes A Moment in Manila Bangkok Break Shanghai Hop  
Apr 17 2014
HK Magazine: Awesome titles. But what do you do, exactly? Homing Tam: I usually keep the title to myself as it can easily sound like I’m showing off. I have three major responsibilities: developing prototypes of products using the Google Maps technology, product testing, and community...
Apr 17 2014