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Love or loathe him, Henry Kissinger has amassed enormous experience. In his latest meditation, World Order, the 91-year-old American statesman argues that the United States must address mounting global tensions. Read at the South China Morning Post.
American nutritionist Justine SanFilippo knows how badly a fad diet can harm your health; she has tried too many to count.”I had no energy, my brain was foggy and I had this weird, metallic taste in my mouth,” she writes of one low-carb diet’s effect. “To this day, we still think all carbs are bad. But we need them for energy. Read at the South China Morning Post.
During the early 20th century, French essayist Charles Péguy wrote: “There is in the Declaration of Human Rights enough to make war on everybody for as long as the world lasts!”
Péguy was right, according to Bulgarian-born historian Tzvetan Todorov.
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Despite narrowly avoiding eurozone expulsion, Greece remains in dire straits. In The 13th Labour of HerculesAthenian reporter Yannis Palaiologos explains how the once-flush, outwardly advanced economy collapsed so fast and stayed down. Read at the South China Morning Post
Adults average about two to four colds a year, according to the British health information site NHS Choices. Catching a cold is a dismal feeling; all that snot makes you feel gross. If you let the infection get out of hand, leper-like, you may stay at home, unable to do much except sniffle and sneeze. Read at the South China Morning Post.
Cities are draped in smog for ever-longer periods and rivers are turning black, red and yellow as waste is dumped in. Meanwhile, algae merrily sprout, writes green business guru Allerd Stikker in his spiritually slanted assessment of China’s pollution crisis. Read at the South China Morning Post..