Kites - inexpensive to buy or make and fun to fly - were once a familiar sight above the rooftops of urban Hong Kong. But as the city's skyline grew higher and regulations to protect air traffic were introduced, they began to disappear from the city's skies. Varsity looks at Hong Kong's kite-flying culture and talks to those who are still holding on to this aspect of our collective memory.
Skateboarding is set to become an official Olympic sport at the Tokyo games in 2020 but skaters are ambivalent about the development - they're worried this will hurt skateboarding's freestyle street culture.
Instead of chewing your pencil tops, or throwing the useless stubs away, plant them and reap a harvest of edible plants such as basil, parsley and even tomatoes. Varsity shows you how with Sprout, a pencil with a seed capsule.
Hong Kong is a city where development constantly changes the physical landscape and where fashions quickly come and go. But Hongkongers are a nostalgic lot. Now, in the heart of our city, there is a restaurant re-creating the demolished Lai Yuen Amusement Park.
An interactive game speeds you through life and into a coffin, all so you can reflect on the present.
Reporter: Joyce Lee If you’ve ever wondered what to do with the thick wad of expired cards in your wallet, the Pickmaster Plectrum could provide...
Yim Tin Tsai is a village on an island off Sai Kung with a rich Hakka and Catholic history, which was left abandoned for decades. Now, plans are afoot to revive the village and to replace the long neglected salt pans to produce salt, once the mainstay of the village economy.
Hong Kong may have been battered by hail this spring, but snow remains a fantasy in our sub-tropical climate. Still, help is on hand for those who want to practice their skiing. Play is a massive indoor sports centre that offers dry slope skiing and snowboarding, as well as baseball and softball.
Light up the party this holiday season with a sound-activated t-shirt that flashes to the beat.
It seems fun to be a twin, but then there's the endless comparision, and poor families find it hard to support an additional child. Varsity speaks with twins of different ages to hear their stories.