Hi, How are you? You’re good? That’s good. I’m good too. Thanks for asking. Don’t mention it. Oh, and by the way, I have something vitally urgent and important to communicate to you. Continue reading
Genetically modified crops generate intense anger on both sides of the debate.
Those who oppose it, such as Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth, cite the risk of some kind of unpredictable disastrous effect on Nature.
Those who argue in its favour point out that millions of children could be cured of blindness if genetically-modified rice were used to feed people in the third world. In fact, vitamin A-enhanced rice could prevent up to a third of the world’s child deaths. And that’s just one example of the benefits.
The stakes couldn’t really be higher on either side of the debate. It’s imperative that the world makes the right decision about this issue.
So here, I’m asking, “How do we make the decision?” Continue reading
We don’t really have a problem with gun crime in Britain. That’s because people aren’t allowed to own guns. In Britain even the police don’t need to carry guns.
In the United States the situation is very different. Some 10,000 people die each year and a further half a million are victims of non-fatal gun crime. Continue reading
Can a speech change the world?
A while ago I wrote about how I suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME). Since then I have been contacted by many fellow sufferers and that article has become the most popular on my blog.
Recently I was lucky enough to be sent a book to review. It’s called Dr. Susan’s Solutions: The Chronic Fatigue Cure and is written by Dr Susan Lark, MD. Continue reading
… continued from Triangle.
Yoga is hard, and it’s made harder by the fact that everything in yoga has a Sanskrit name. Most Sanskrit words are easily translated into English. Thus, popular yoga postures translate as “Extended hand big toe posture” and “Three limb face foot forward intense stretch posture.”
These sound difficult and painful, and that’s because they are. Continue reading
Iceland. It’s a cold country far, far away. It has the third highest life expectancy in Europe. And it’s an annoying anomaly in my study of countries with high life expectancy. The other countries where people live long, healthy lives tend to be hot and sunny.
So what’s special about Iceland? Why do people live such a long time? Do they hibernate in Winter? Continue reading