Natalie Leung

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Why Do People Cross Out Their Names on Stationery?

The reason is quite sweet.<p>Have you ever received a handwritten note from someone who put a slash through their name on the card and wondered why?<p>After seeing it in notes from Princess Diana, Tom Ford, Yves Saint Lauren, Donatella Versace, and Miuccia Prada posted online—not to mention countless …

捉緊訂機票至抵時機 教你幾多星期前要訂及最抵月份 – GOGOAdvise – Travel 旅遊日記

旅行是港人生活中不可或缺的重要一環。有見於不少人已經開始計劃今年旅行大計,Skyscanner公佈了本年度「至抵訂票時機」研究報告,讓港人可以輕鬆掌握預訂超值機票的時機。<p>Skyscanner蒐集了應用程式及網站上的龐大數據,揭示十一月是港人飛往多個熱門旅遊地點的「最抵旅遊月份」,特別是亞洲(例如曼谷 …

Literary Tourism: Argentina

Are you planning a trip to Argentina? There are multiple ways to ensure that your visit is as literary as possible. Since the country’s literary …

Employees Don't Quit Their Job; They Quit Their Boss!

Employees might join companies, but they leave managers. Too many managers view their position as one of entitlement rather than one of …

Employment

Emanuel - Sketch and Watercolor Tattoo Artist London

en_GB<p>article<p>Watercolor tattoos, Trash Polka and Sketch style Tattoos are Emanuel's speciality. He love to ink colour as well as black and grey …

100 Must-Read Novels Set in London

There’s a reason cities are such fertile terrain for novels: they’re full to the brim with people, in all their variety. Rich, poor, hopeless or …

Books

Highlighting Diversity: London's Radical Bookstores

London is a city famous for its diversity. Diversity of ethnicity, of sexuality, of socioeconomics, of politics. Which makes London the perfect …

Books

10 offbeat museums in Berlin

Travel<p>Sugar Museum<p>The permanent exhibition "It's All Sugar!" traces the development of the white gold as a coveted trade good with a wide variety of …

10 coolest things to do in London this week

From Kelis performing at Jazz Cafe to Boiler Room’s film platform 4:3 at Tate Lates, this is how you should be spending your time this week and …

England

The 25 Best Horror Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: July 6th</b><p>Sometimes you just want to binge whichever good scary movies Netflix has to watch on a dark, stormy night. From ghosts to vampires, zombies, and Babadooks, just about every morbid fantasy that your demented mind can conjure has representation. We’ve watched the best horror …

泰國旅遊最值得入手!10 款性價比極高的泰國藥妝

Five Stationery Stores Not to Be Missed in Taipei, Taiwan

(<i>Original Mai-bun.com article posted 11/29/2017. Written by Takuya Takahashi. Translated by Bruce Eimon.</i>)The people of Taiwan are just as passionate …

Nib Manufacture in 1879

Recently a fountain pen acquaintance sent me an article on fountain pen nib production in the Farber company. It was published in the Scientific …

There are 10 comic-book movies coming out this year — here they all are

We're still expecting over 20 superhero movies to come to the big screen between now and 2020. But which ones are coming in 2018?<p>Most people are hyped for the next "Avengers" movie, but there's much more than Marvel's "Infinity War" to get excited over if you love superheroes.<p>From R-rated …

If you missed these 10 books in 2017, go back and read them now

Drawing on <i>Maclean’s</i> monthly book reviews over the last year, here are the 10 best works of fiction and non-fiction in 2017 as chosen by Brian …

Books

Tesla switches on its mega-battery

The largest lithium-ion battery in the world is now operational in Southern Australia.<p>The 100-megawatt battery was built by Tesla. The company's CEO Elon Musk has described it as "three times more powerful" than the world's next biggest battery.<p>Jay Weatherill, Premier of South Australia, said the …

How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You've Ever Met

In real life, in the natural course of conversation, it is not uncommon to talk about a person you may know. You meet someone and say, “I’m from …

Chicago Fire Adds a Fifty Shades Alum for a Recurring Role

<i>Chicago Fire</i> is tapping into some <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> talent for a recurring role in Season 6.<p>According to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, Eloise Mumford, who …

Best Audiobooks of 2017...So Far

<i>This post about the best audiobooks of 2017 is sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio.</i><p>Enter the Penguin Random House Audio sweeps to help “Transform …

Books

Fill up your ebook reader with beautifully formatted free classics

I’ve long been meaning to get around to finally reading some classic must-read books by the likes of Jules Verne, HG Wells and Anton Chekov, and I’m glad that I’ve finally run out of excuses.<p>You’ve probably heard of Project Gutenberg, an incredible initiative that’s turned over 54,000 books whose …

16 Things We Know About The Handmaid's Tale Season 2

We're officially in some new fresh hell in 2018, and when it comes to <b>The Handmaid's Tale</b>, we're already looking ahead. If you read the book, you'll know that the first season finale ends in the same frustrating way the book ends: June is taken into a mysterious van and carted off to a mysterious …

TV

Now 'Cars 3' Is Out, Every Pixar Movie Box Office Opening Ranked Worst To Best

A $53.69 million box office debut is certainly respectable for <i>Cars 3</i>, the latest project from Disney and Pixar, that’s fair to say.<p>However, the release of the threequel also raises two questions. Namely, how does the opening compare to the first two Cars movies, and perhaps more importantly, how …

Dear Match Book: What Audiobooks Will Liven Up My Summer Road Trips?

<b>Go the Distance</b><p><b>Dear Match Book,</b><p><i>I’ll be driving from Louisville, Ky., to Coupeville, Wash., this summer. The first 15 hours I’ll be on my own (with my dog, who will listen to anything); the next 25 hours I’ll be with my 26-year-old son, who’s on a short break before beginning business school. Then</i> …

50+ Tiny Ankle Tattoos That Make the Biggest Statement

The placement of your tattoo can make a statement as much as the ink itself. If you love a delicate look that still gets the message across, then check out 50-plus adorable ankle tattoos that are small and chic. From tiny hearts to suns, moons, and stars, these small tattoo ideas for your ankle …

27 Ear Tattoo Ideas That Are Whispering For Your Attention

We can see the allure of getting an ear tattoo. They are easy to conceal but still powerful enough to make a statement about your personality. They are out of sight (unless you look in the mirror) but not forgotten. After all, an ear tattoo is the best and most permanent accessory you can have on …

Why Is the Speed of Light So Slow?

In 2015, a team of Scottish scientists announced they had found a way to slow the speed of light. By sending photons through a special mask, the …

7 Hacks to Ensure You Wake Up and Work Out!

The best way to never miss a workout is to cross it off your list first thing of day — so easy, right? Wrong! Some early birds have no problem with this, but for many of us waking up and working out is quite a challenge. We love our sleep; we love our snooze buttons. Maybe this piece of information …

Two Writers, One Marriage

How do two writers live and write together?<p>The answer changes through time. In her introduction to <i>The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy</i>, <b>Cathy Porter</b> describes …

Writing

6 things you don’t owe your boss

The typical workday is long enough as it is, and technology is making it even longer. When you do finally get home from a full day at the office, …

The truth about 'sexy' male fragrances

As the Telegraph's Science Editor Sarah Knapton reported, scientists discovered that a chemical compound called hedione, first used in Christian Dior’s iconic men’s fragrance Eau Sauvage, but also found in fragrances like CK One and Paco Rabanne’s Invictus, stimulates an area of the brain …

Beauty