Gandhi the futurist

The following is an excerpt from Read Gandhi in the 21st century, by Niranjan Ramakrishnan (Palgrave Pivot, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). It was probably Alvin Toffler who first suggested the source of our unease about change. He noted that…

How to give a celebrity speech

For those familiar with the night sky, it is possible to share this knowledge and appreciation of the sky with others by giving a talk on the stars. I have done this on numerous occasions. From campsites and beaches to mountain tops and…

Are boys more at risk?

Share on PinterestAn unpaired study has raised concerns about the risk of heart inflammation in young boys who take the COVID-19 vaccine. vejaa / Getty ImagesA new, unpaired study concluded that healthy boys aged 12 to 17 had a higher rate…

Briones: vaccine myths

I am still alive almost five months after being fully vaccinated against 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19). So this is a misconception debunked.No. I did not suffer from serious side effects after receiving the vaccine. In fact, after…