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Packed with information, fabulous photos and videos, chiefly on wildlife, conservation, science and travel – especially in Hong Kong and across Asia.


Sleep Science plus insomniac fruit flies, angry women and brain-washing

If you’re reading this after a long night’s sleep, maybe catching up on some shuteye after being awake too long on weekdays, perhaps ponder on NASA funding research into extremely…

Blue light at last wins Nobel for LED titans

While last year’s Nobel Prize in Physics was for an esoteric advance in knowledge — theoretical work on sub-atomic particles, notably predicting the existence of the Higgs boson – the prize awarded…


Cheung Chau Bun Festival in Hong Kong

Video I shot of the Bun Festival, which is like an carnival cum exorcism. See also Cheung Chau Photo Gallery.

Sundarbans in Bangladesh

Here’s part 1 of a video I shot, on a trip to the Sundarbans mangrove forest in October 2009: http://www.youtube.com/v/vst5mE7Ne8c and here is part 2: http://www.youtube.com/v/Rz3gmQFInOo