CUriosity

A CUHK student-run magazine that expands your horizons

and brings you newfound perspectives on social and intellectual issues

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March 24, 2018

Two space engineers, a common passion, and a date with history

In the U.S. a “rocket scientist” is a term occasionally improperly intended to be a complimentary jest. In this article the author presents the story of himself as a then-future rocket scientist  and shows h...

February 25, 2018

A caring psychiatrist who lends herself to her students and patients

 

While we were fiddling with our camera, we heard a knock. There she was, calm and composed, greeting us with a warm smile. We shook hands and immediately felt at ease. “You guys are such professionals...

February 10, 2018

Understanding daily life through the lens of liveability and sustainability

“Heaven on Earth is a choice we must make, not a place we must find.”, said famous author Dr. Wayne Dyer. Like “striking a work-life balance”, “sustainable development” has been a cliché since t...

February 6, 2018

Read me, and take me to your hearts.

Above is the opening line of Leon Battista Alberti’s I Libri Della Famiglia, The Family in Renaissance Florence. Alberti was a 15th century Italian humanist, author, architect and courtier steeped deeply in the booming Renaissance in...

February 6, 2018

Since the age of 5, she has been sexually abused. She was rescued ten years later, but the events scarred her with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Psychiatrists were unable to relieve her suffering despite various treatment modalities have been attempted. Ten ye...

February 5, 2018

A discourse on intro-extroversion and its relationship with depression

“Why are you always alone by yourself? Don’t you want to come to the party and get socialised with other people? There are so many people that we have not met before!”.

Whenever my friend A invited me...

February 5, 2018

 Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910) is a colossal figure in the literature world. His literary career spans six decades with genres ranging from novels to short stories to plays to philosophical works. A contemporary of his, Anton Chekhov describes that: “What he does serves to...

February 5, 2018

Critical reflections from a rodent lover working in a cancer mouse lab

Did someone say guinea pig?

Puffy, was my first guinea pig. A sheltie breed with long brown locks and a splash of white on his face. He weighed a wee 750g, which is embarrassing considering his two la...

February 5, 2018

A reanalysis of the climate change problem 

Climate change. 2017

On the 5th of December, 2017, a picture of an emaciated polar bear had been shared to the general public and immediately shocked the world. Ironically, the photographers had initially set out to find opport...

February 5, 2018

A do-it-yourself guide to cognitive behavioural therapy

‘He/She friendzoned me, I’m gonna A0 grad… I’m gonna be forever alone...’

‘I’m eating alone in the canteen and people are looking at me weird, they must think I’m a loser…’

Have you ever had these thoughts cross your...

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