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Coppola has final say on his Vietnam opus

IF filmmaking is a war, then “Apocalypse Now” was very nearly Francis Ford Coppola’s Waterloo. The battles Coppola fought while making his 1979 epic nearly destroyed him. A typhoon wrecked a major set. ...

August 18, 2019, Sunday


TV chef gets dirty for new travel food show

FOR his latest TV show, famed chef Gordon Ramsay has definitely left the comforting familiarity of his kitchens. On “Uncharted,” Ramsay visits global destinations to explore flavors far from routine. ...

August 4, 2019, Sunday


Long-dead French poet still receives mail from fans

TWO or three times a week a postman shows up at a cemetery in the eastern French town of Charleville-Mezieres with a letter for a poet who continues to stir passions 127 years after his death. Some of ...

August 4, 2019, Sunday


Weight loss riddle in plus-size community

FASHION and lifestyle blogger Maui Bigelow has always been curvy and built a social media presence by embracing every pound. Until the worst happened. At nearly 380 pounds, her health took a dive. She ...

July 28, 2019, Sunday


Sue had right maths stuff for space program

SUE Finley began work at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in 1958, racing to match the Soviet Union, which had accomplished the feat months ...

July 21, 2019, Sunday


Astronaut recalls voyage to magnificent desolation

FIFTY years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin recalls the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch being so smooth that he and his two crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Mike Collins, ...

July 21, 2019, Sunday


Danish pop icon Christopher comes back to Shanghai

SMILING Danish pop star Christopher wowed Shanghai last week with his range of voice and performance. He played at the BANDAI NAMCO Shanghai Base Dream Hall, which has a room for more than 1,000 people. With ...

June 30, 2019, Sunday


Dyslexic dancer writes his own language

For British choreographer and dancer Aakash Odedra, dyslexia is the source of his creativity....

June 23, 2019, Sunday


Frenchman walks fine line defying gravity

Weeks from his 70th birthday, and a few decades from his famous high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, French tightrope artist Philippe Petit continues to defy gravity....

June 23, 2019, Sunday


Clip, clip. How a haircut benefits charities

GETTING a haircut is usually a straightforward occasion. In the chair. Snip, snip, snip. And off you go feeling well groomed. A group of Taiwanese hairdressers calling themselves “the Walkers” are adding ...

June 2, 2019, Sunday




 

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