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Kyirisan offers striking new looks and tastes in Shaw

The latest restaurant from Tim Ma bridges his Chinese ancestry and his French training. Yet some of the most intriguing eating at the new <b>Kyirisan</b> in Shaw originates from the chef’s cohorts, a group whose backgrounds are Burmese, Chinese, Filipino, Korean and American (South Carolinian, to be …

Flavors

Eerie sci-fi story by Olson Kundig wins architecture fairytale competition

Seattle firm Olson Kundig Architects has won first place in a competition to create an architectural fairytale, with its story about a dead architect …

Ten Years – the terrifying vision of Hong Kong that Beijing wants obscured

It has been hailed as one of the best films to come out of Hong Kong in decades, playing to packed houses and picking up nominations for two major Asian awards.<p>But if you want to see the independent production Ten Years the only places are private showings advertised through Facebook.<p>Xi Jinping: …

Hong Kong

This Simple Tip to Learn Maths Equations Actually Works

The answer is at your fingertips.<p>There are lots of different strategies for maximising your learning potential, but one of the easiest study-boosters …

How to DIY a 5-Minute Hair Strengthening Mask

Whether you’re a dye-obsessed lady with mermaid tresses or a braid lover who crafts new ‘dos for every occasion, we know protecting your hair is a major priority. While we’ve all had an LOL-worthy hair fail or two, we’re all about keeping our hair feeling and looking awesome. In celebration of our …

13 of the most notorious crimes in American history

There are many reasons that crimes are committed, and while most crimes are quickly forgotten, except by the people directly involved, some are still remembered and talked about decades later.<p>In "The Most Notorious Crimes in American History<i>,</i>" Life magazine rounds up some of the most mysterious, …

Crime

Skeleton of Burnt 'Witch Girl' Found in Italy

Italian archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a Medieval teenage girl who was burnt and thrown carelessly in a pit, her grave covered with …

Bill Shorten: The injustice dealt to Indigenous people is a stain on our whole nation

It’s best to start with the straight facts.<p>Half of the young people in juvenile detention are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 2% of our population makes up more than a quarter of our prison population. An Aboriginal man leaving school is more likely to go to jail than …

Crime

An archaeologist reveals the disturbing reason people used to eat mummies

King Francis I of France carried ground up mummy with him at all times in case of emergency. That's because mummy was widely used medicinally for thousands of years.<p>Kathryn Hunt is a Bioarchaeologist who recently was awarded a TED fellowship for her work as a paleo-oncologist. She explained to us …

Archaeology

Japanese Art Store Lines Walls with Every Pigment Imaginable

With a sleek, modern design and thousands of colourful hues lining its walls, the new “art supply laboratory” known as <i>Pigment</i> is an art lover's dream come true. Owned by the Japanese company Warehouse Terrada and built under the architectural design of Kengo Kuma, this unique shop, based in Tokyo, …

Art

Norwegian Fairy Tales Come Alive in a New Illustrated Book

Kay Nielsen’s classic and previously unseen works emerge in color in 'East of the Sun and West of the Moon.'<p>In 1914, Norwegian folklorists Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe published a collection of 15 fairy tales that they had gathered on their journeys around Norway in the …

Books

Scientists grew a chicken with a snout instead of a beak

The dinosaurs used to be the top dog on this planet, but after that asteroid crashed into Earth 65 million years ago, causing the landscape of our …

A Powerful Anti-Aging Medication May Have Been Discovered By Alzheimer’s Researchers

Alzheimer’s is one of the most heavily studied, and widely feared, degenerative diseases in modern history. Scientists are struggling to figure out its mechanisms and why it strikes some, but not others. But an experimental drug being tested on mice has been found to have powerful, and unexpected, …

DNA sheds light on mysterious, big-toothed, Siberian human relatives

Like a distant cousin you only know from stories, the Denisovans are just a hazy, hinted-at presence on the human family tree.<p>We know they lived tens of thousands of years ago in a cave in Siberia's craggy, ice-ensconced Altai Mountains. But we can't picture them. We don't know what they looked …