Health/Wellness

PS: THE MEMORY NUTRIENT

RICHARD FIRSHEIN 

Jim Weston was 71, when he first faced bypass surgery. Although he had had attacks of angina [chest pain] prior to surgery, causing frequent discomfort, Jim’s mind had ...
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MAGNESIUM & CFS

RICHARD FIRSHEIN

Chronic fatigue syndrome [CFS], according to the Centers for Disease Contr...
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REVERSING ANXIETIES

ANDRE ZIZI

All of us have our concerns and anxieties about our future success, sustainability and security. It is a formidable mix. The saving grace is: it can be secured by our comprehension of our  Read More

Art/Literature/Culture

THE MONTEVERDI ALLURE

RAJGOPAL NIDAMBOOR 

Claudio Monteverdi was one of music's greatest composers. He was his own symphony, and magnum opus. A martinet classicist, Monte...
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HIS AIRNESS, JORDAN

RAJGOPAL NIDAMBOOR

When ‘His Airness,’ Michael ‘Magic’ Jordan, or just MJ, the King Arthur of Basketball, made his final bow from the game, exactly 15 years ago, his legion of fans were happy, elated, an...
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SOPHIE'S WISDOM

MASOOMA SAKRIWALA

She is charismatic to the core. Her pleasant smile is just as mesmeric. She sported a warm namaste just as much her brightly shining eyes expressed her humanist quintessence to every student at Read More

Philosophy/Spirituality/New-Age

TELL ME WHY

MASOOMA SAKRIWALA 

You and I,
Are born to die
Then why the fear
Why, why, oh why?

A num...

TROUBLE IS LIKE MERCURY

VENKATESH GOVINDARAJAN 

The Mercury Retrograde and the associated disruption of transportation and communication equipment/device — and, ah, the foiling of travel plans....

YOU BEGIN YOU WIN

MASOOMA SAKRIWALA 

Stop fearing defeats; it is not the end

Take a few more risks; start from where you stand.

So what if you did not win?

Accept it. Take it on the chin

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Science/Technology

FULL CIRCLE, AHOY

VENKATESH GOVINDARAJAN

It has always been a matter of perspective. Half-empty, or half-full, to cull the psychologist’s lingo. This applies to what the anthroposphere was regarded...

PLASTICS: GOOD & BAD

RAJGOPAL NIDAMBOOR

The world of plastics is nothing short of a wonder — a ‘smorgasbord’ of realistic miracles. Picture this — as scientists bend light through wafer-thin plastics, while using silicone, the outcome is nothing short of...

RIGHT IS JUST A BYTE AWAY

RAJGOPAL NIDAMBOOR

Our manufacturing economy has given way to a radically restructured, decentralised information web: of globally dispersed facts, knowledge and ideas. They are not only principal products, but they are also much sought-after rewards of eco...