Short of actual exercise, diet supplements can be the best way to pep the old bloodstream up a bit. “Vitamin C promotes healthy blood flow and oxygen supply,” says nutritionist Angela Lee. Women are recommended to take 75mg daily, men 90mg and smokers need an extra 35mg...
Burmese Pythons (Python molurus bivittatus)
What: The good news: there’s only one species of python in Hong Kong. The bad news: it’s the Burmese python, one of the largest snakes in the world. The ones in Hong Kong usually exceed 10 ft., and grow up to 20 ft. in length.
Straight from the gutter and into your minds...
“My girlfriend doing it with an ex.”
“Being ravaged by the DHL guy!!!!!”
“Humping a traffic cop.”
“Watching any figure of authority masturbate.”
Rugby. Some call it a nation-defining sport for the hulking peoples of Australia, New Zealand, England and Fiji. Others maintain it’s a state of mind, attained only through determined beer-drinking and shouting. But what it is, really, is a minefield of potential hazards. That’s why we...
That’s it – you've overdone it. Turkey for Christmas, a whole tray of shooters for New Year’s, an eight-course meal and two bottles of wine for Valentine’s, not to mention Lunar New Year’s family feasts. Your liver and kidneys are firing on overtime to purge your body...
I emptied out my bag at the airport recently, for security thought there could be weapons hidden inside the lining of my large, chunky carry-on. So out came my wallet, a few bottles of moisturizer, two toothbrushes, a few packets of Red Hots, an old ticket stub from my last trip, three pairs of...
“Midway through life’s journey
I found myself in a dark wood,
for I had wandered off the straight path.”
- the opening lines of Dante’s Inferno
It had all started innocently enough.
We were going to take a Sunday afternoon walk, my friend and I. We had a late dim sum lunch...
Iolite, Gallery One $750
Green Phantom, Gallery One $800
Fluorite, Gallery One $250
Moonstone, Central Crystal $950
Green Garnet, Gallery One $500
Amber Crystal, Mine Jewelry $1000
Tigers Eye, Gallery One $220
Rutilated Quartz, Crystal Mine Jewelry $2880
Black Agate, Gallery One $250...
For all our long hours in the office, we deserve proper lunch breaks. But according to a recent survey by Diabetes Hong Kong, 69 percent of 1,322 office workers interviewed said their lunches lasted 20 minutes or less. Their food of choice: fast. 20 minutes? That’s just enough time to queue...
The Chef / Nathan, 26
8pm: Way too much sake with dinner. We have a party of 16, so we order four huge bottles of sake (1.8L). I assume I drank about one liter myself since some of the girls didn’t drink much (15 shots?).
12:30am: Pretty drunk already. Head over to Yumla, and have a...