Screen People | Hollywood – Tourists get knockout photo of Stallone atop ‘Rocky’ steps

Peter Rowe said he and two friends had just finished racing up the staircase at the Philadelphia Museum of Art last weekend when they saw Sylvester Stallone. “He said to us,

scITech | Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and ‘HoloLens’

Microsoft yesterday took the wraps off a new version of Windows — and a new wearable 3D gadget it calls the HoloLens. The company showed the new headset, which lets users

In Macao. BY CHARLES A. GUNNISON

* Movies: Predestination * Books: The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan * Music: Uptown Special by Mark Ronson * Wine: The Czech Enigma II * Food: the Rising Star * Technology: Wearable sensors gather

Time is bent – and gender, too – in ‘Predestination’

Time travel. There’s hardly a more alluring fantasy in our pop culture, from the simplest depictions — children’s cartoons, comic strips, romantic comedy films — to the “Interstellar” kind that

‘Unquiet Dead’ is outstanding debut by Ausma Zehanat Khan

War atrocities reverberate for generations, affecting those who fought on the battlefield and the civilian victims who were collateral damage. Ausma Zehanat Khan’s gripping first novel tackles questions of identity, culture,

Mark Ronson’s ‘Uptown Special’ is not that special

Mark Ronson’s new album, “Uptown Special,” opens with such promising notes — Stevie Wonder’s harmonica, playing so soulful and slow that the listener can’t help but settle in, ready and

Times Square by Rodrigo

tea leaks by talkers

While we are here rambling on politics and social issues, there are problems much more pressing and stressful that worry the community. For instance, the blonde community. “I’m looking for a

Jack Black

was awarded the Medal of Merit in Tourism– state recognition – by Chui Sai On not long ago, in 2011. Now he is behind bars in pre-trial detention waiting

The Czech Enigma II

For more than a millennium, the Czech lands were part of the mainly German-speaking Holy Roman Empire, Austrian Empire and Austro-Hungarian Empire. If there was one country that influenced the

FOOD | THE RISING STAR

It is already known that Imperial Court serves sophisticated dishes with a Cantonese flair that mix tradition with creativity, but what’s more pleasantly surprising is that Imperial Court has a

SPA | SERACHING FOR BALANCE

Ayurveda Aromatherapy consists of two ancient healing sciences. Ayurveda is the old science of medicine that goes back 4000 years in written script and has specified ways in which aromatics,

In Macao. BY CHARLES A. GUNNISON

  A late nineteenth-century Californian view of Macau: Charles Gunnison’s ‘In Macao.’ Charles A. Gunnison (1861-97), the secretary

SCREEN PEOPLE | Celebs: Rafael Nadal tries his hand at some disco tennis

The occasion was the official opening of the newly renovated Margaret Court Arena that will give the Australian Open, which starts on Monday, its third stadium with a retractable roof. On

TRAVELOG | Huge luxury suite on ship will run USD5,000 a person per night

A new luxury cruise ship debuting in 2016 will have one of the largest and most expensive suites ever offered at sea. Regent Seven Seas will charge USD5,000 a night, per

Beware | 2 airlines were targets of attempt to steal customers’ miles

The airlines say the incidents happened in late December. American began notifying affected customers by email on Monday, a spokeswoman said. Some travel websites are fighting this type of fraud by

Wearable sensors gather lots of data – now to make it useful

It’s not just about how many steps you’ve taken or how many calories you’ve burned in a day. Wearable fitness trackers and health monitors are becoming more commonplace and diverse,

The hidden history of Portuguese of Burma

* Movies: American Sniper * Books: River of No Return by David Riley Bertsch * Wine: The Shades of Green II * Food: Sophisticated Thai * Technology: Smart and pretty! Fashion designers spruce up *

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