None of your business

If I am not being too inquisitive, could you tell me what teacher said to your parents yesterday? Now, that’s not only being inquisitive, being intrusive too! Being intrusive means tending to intrude (especially on privacy) and that can be quite irritating at times. Overly personal questions can be intrusive and when you ask such unwelcome questions that’s intrusive behaviour. Celebrities […]

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The Study of Technology

Re “The Ivory Tower Can’t Keep Ignoring Tech,” by Cathy O’Neil (Op-Ed, nytimes.com, Nov. 14): Ms. O’Neil is right to argue that the study of the effect and ethics of digital technology is urgent, important and deserving of more attention. But we disagree when she suggests that academics have been ignoring these issues. On the […]

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For a healthy heart and long life, munch on a variety of nuts everydayFor a healthy heart and long life, munch on a variety of nuts everyday

If you’re looking for superfoods to remain healthy, this is it. Include nuts in your diet plan. Eating five weekly servings of walnuts, peanuts or other kinds of tree nuts was linked to a 14% lower risk of cardiovascular disease, and a 20% lower risk of fatal complications due to hardened arteries, said the report in the Journal […]

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