Plant a Pencil

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.

It Takes Two to Lingo

Varsity checks out a free mobile app that puts the fun back into learning a foreign language.

Punch Your Own Pick

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...

Light of the Party

Light up the party this holiday season with a sound-activated t-shirt that flashes to the beat.

Enjoy Outdoor Fun Inside

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.

Hapi Fork, Healthy Meal

Big Brother may or may not be watching you, but Hapifork is here to watch what you eat. The smart eating implement reminds you to slow down if you're chomping too quickly and stores data on your eating habits for you to analyse on your computer.

Let’s Get Rolling

Can't think of what to get your friends for Christmas? Try quilling - an easy-to-make DIY paper art technique that was first used during the Renaissance. Best of all, it's cheap!

Bring Your Own Bottle

Discover where the nearest public water fountain or dispenser is and do away with the need to buy expensive bottled water or add to Hong Kong's straining landfills by downloading the Water for Free mobile app.

Step in Their Shoes This Christmas

Understand the life of disadvantaged and dispossessed by living them - for 60 minutes Reporter: Liz Yuen What does Christmas mean to you? Perhaps it is...

Veggie Dining for a Cause

Happy Veggies is a restaurant that serves up healthy, vegetarian fare while providing an opportunity for the deaf and hearing-impaired to work alongside hearing colleagues.
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