Adrian Kwong

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Woman Asks Why A Guy She Turned Down Didn’t Try Harder, Gets The Perfect Response

A guy invites a girl on a date, tries all of his best moves, but she says no. A guy has to move on, otherwise, it’s harassment. Unless it isn’t? …

Quora

Take It From A German: Americans Are Too Timid In Confronting Hate

In Germany, we were taught over and over again that Hitler came to power because ordinary people were afraid to stand up and speak out. Americans …

Jamaica police commit 'hundreds of unlawful killings' yearly, Amnesty says

Police officers in Jamaica carry out unlawful killings on the orders of state authorities or with their complicity, evidence gathered by Amnesty International suggests.<p>Research by the human rights organisation points to a strong likelihood that state-sponsored executions take place in the country, …

Justice

Why me? 5 Most Useful Japanese Expression when Someone Blames You!

Why me expression~in Japanese. Caubarrere Piché on flckr.com Happy Halloween everyone! It’s already the end of October. I can’t believe how fast the …

Pirlo: I thought Balotelli would be one of the best by now

The iconic midfielder insists that the Liverpool striker should be one of the best in the world and has warned him that he cannot afford to continue to waste his talent<p>Andrea Pirlo has warned Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli that time is running out for him to fulfill his potential, as he believes …

Rep. Steve King Asks What 'Subgroup' Contributed More to Civilization Than Whites

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) sparked anger on Monday by asking about which “subgroup” had contributed more to advancements in civilization than white …

Donald Trump Shifts on Muslim Ban, Calls for ‘Extreme Vetting’

Donald Trump is once again shifting the parameters of his proposed temporary ban on Muslims entering the country, calling Sunday for "extreme vetting" of persons from "territories" with a history of terror — though not explicitly abandoning his previous across-the-board ban.<p>Republican Presidential …

Donald Trump

Demba Ba horror leg break for Shanghai Shenhua v Shanghai SIPG

By Benjamin Newman Created on: July 17, 2016 1:12 pm Last Updated:<p>Demba Ba’s horrific leg break in China<p>Note: Please don’t read this article if …

A decade after Italy's match-fixing scandal, Serie A is worse than it was before

The current struggling state of Italian football can be traced back to calciopoli.<p>Ten years ago, Juventus were relegated from Serie A and stripped of two <i>scudetto</i> championships because of their role in the <i>calciopoli</i> scandal, the biggest match-fixing scandal in recent footballing history. The effects …

Dear travelers to Philadelphia, please don’t visit until you understand these 11 things

1. Yes, cheesesteaks and hoagies are icons here…<p>Both literally and figuratively, cheesesteaks are huge. Philadelphia’s iconic sandwich, usually …

Hong Kong's Anti-Graft Agency Is in Turmoil, Prompting Fears for the City's Transparency

Since its inception 42 years ago, Hong Kong’s Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has come to be held up as a model for antigraft …

17 beautiful places in Hong Kong | CNN Travel

As Japan's population shrinks, bears and boars roam where schools and shrines once thrived

The red-roofed temple at the top of the hill closed about a decade ago, and now Yoshihiro Shibata can't even remember its name, though the 54-year-old dairy farmer has lived in this picturesque village all his life.<p>"The income of the temple depends on the number of residents, and there weren't …

Hiking to Britain’s most remote pub – without a map

Before the invention of instruments, humans relied on natural navigation – a technique that uses the sun, moon, stars, wind, weather, plants and animals to provide orientation.<p><i>BBC's Travel Show brings you the latest insider travel news, a wealth of destinations, amazing experiences and features and</i> …

Japan's "crying politician" found guilty of fraud

The case of what was arguably Japan’s weirdest political scandal finally comes to a close.<p>Only 6 July in Kobe District Court, presiding judge Takeshi …

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

If US gun control advocates want to win, they should look to Ireland’s marriage equality movement

There is a segment of the American population who believes passionately that guns are critical for personal protection against both violent individuals and governmental intrusion. They believe nothing should prevent them from getting the guns they need to do that.<p>There is another, larger group of …

Parenting Advice from Real-Life Porn Star MILFs

To celebrate Mother's Day, we asked some of the top porn moms in the business, including Holly Halston, Kayden Kross, and Bonnie Rotten, to share their best parenting tips.<p>Porn stars are just like us. Really. They might make more money, have more sex, and enjoy their jobs far more than most people, …

Few Americans know about this mysterious, remote valley in southern Japan

The Japanese know the Iya Valley for its remoteness, alpine scenery and vine bridges and for being the fabled 12th-century refuge of the Heike clan. Americans are unlikely to know it at all, but if they do, it’s probably because of Alex Kerr.<p>At the tourist information office near Tokyo Station, I …

Japan

China's military appeals to younger generation with 'kill, kill, kill' video

China’s military is appealing to the younger generation with a slick new recruitment video featuring aircraft carriers, rocket launchers, tanks and fighter jets, all set to a rousing rap-rock soundtrack.<p>With lyrics such as “just waiting for the order to kill, kill, kill”, the video appears aimed at …

China

One of Japan's scariest ghosts has an Instagram account

Kayako is the white-faced, wide-eyed antagonist of classic Japanese horror movie <i>Ju-on</i> (<i>The Grudge</i>), a malevolent spirit of a murdered woman who kills everyone who steps into her house. She is also — according to her Instagram account — a devoted mother to her similarly ghostly son Toshio and a …

Chinese man viciously slaps delivery guy over minor car accident

A video showing a middle-aged Chinese man repeatedly slapping and hurling abuse at a young delivery courier has gone viral, and netizens are …

China

Why Breakups Hit Some People Harder than Others

Breakups aren’t easy for anyone, but have you ever noticed that some people seem to cope with them better than others? While some who’ve loved and …

I know Hong Kong is over—because my mother has stopped watching TVB

They say Hong Kong is “Asia’s world city,” an international financial center, a free, cosmopolitan society populated by not just skyscrapers but global citizens who have come here to seek opportunities that will bring them fortune and help them realize their dreams.<p>In reality, however, this is …

8 Foods That Can Seriously Ruin Your Sex Life

<i>By Aly Walansky for YourTango.com</i><p>We already know there are foods that are awesome at spicing up our <b>sex</b> lives—oysters, chili peppers, chocolate. The list of effective <b>aphrodisiacs</b> is long, and many of us swear by them. But there is another side to the aphrodisiac story.<p>Just as there are foods that …

13 Problems Only Extroverted Introverts Understand

Having to reply to every Facebook invite with "interested" because who knows how you'll feel at 8:59 p.m. on Friday?<p><b>1. Going to a party because you want to be around people, but then wanting to jump into a nearby garbage can when someone tries to make small talk with you.</b> "I didn't come to this …

Discover The Hong Kong Speakeasy Hidden Behind An Umbrella Shop

Some of the best secrets are hidden in plain sight. Walk down Ice House Street in Hong Kong and it’s easy to miss this creatively concealed gem: …

Horror Anime "Kowabon" Debuts in October

<i>Kowabon</i>, an original horror anime, is coming soon to Japanese television. The series uses rotoscoping to depict tales of ghostly phenomena in the …

Make a Poison Apple Cocktail

Want to concoct an eerie elixir that’s sure to be the hit of your next Halloween party? Try this tasty drink we’ve dubbed the Poison Apple. Green in color, this cocktail is an adult-approved sweet treat—with a couple of tricks up its sleeve.<p>Midori, a melon-based liqueur, is what gives the Poison …

How Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement protesters are using their native language to push back against Beijing

At the heart of the current friction between Hong Kong and mainland China isn’t just Hong Kong’s autonomy and political freedoms. It’s the territory’s language.<p>Though they share many of the same Chinese characters, Mandarin and Cantonese use them in such divergent ways—in terms of both grammar and …