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Forty years, nine films (so far; or 12, depending on which ones you include), and countless memes later, how much do you really know about the franchise?
Science No more meter readers_L
Electricity meters are devices used by power companies to record how much power each household has used. Power companies send their staff to ...
Pauline Yeung is now a manager at the HKMA.
Pauline Yeung was the Grand Prize winner of the SCMP Student of the Year competition in 2004. At the time, she was a 17-year-old student at Diocesan Girls' School...
Fossil Fuel Science_L
Fossil fuels are the reason we have enjoyed rapid development in the past century. The energy from crude oil, coal or natural gas is converted to electricity...
Each week, our two teenagers will debate a hot topic. This week ...
12112013 Science_L
Half of Hongkongers who responded to a survey didn't know the personal data from their mobile phones could be accessed through the internet...
Barrister Hugh Kam hopes young people have the courage to try new things.
Hugh Kam is a former SCMP student linguist winner who speaks five languages. This year, he is judging the prize. This is what the SCMP award meant to him...
Tina Lam studied in Hong Kong and London; she urges other budding artists to travel.
Tina Lam Tin-na was the SCMP's Best Student Visual Artist in 2004. Back then, she was a Form Six student at Jockey Club Ti-I College in Sha Tin.
Science spotlight on danger_L
Have you ever been dazzled when someone takes your photo with a flash? Do you think animals would feel the same? To find the answer, we carried out a research ...
Science computers do learn_L
In computer security, there is one important area which requires more attention from time to time. Besides the firewall, which is used to prevent bad ...
Singer/actor Alex Fong defines success as being able to do something that you are passionate about.
Alex Fong Lik-sun won the SCMP Student Sportsperson of the Year in 1998. Then he was a Form Six student at St Joseph's College. The talented swimmer went ...