Friday, July 30, 2021
Preliminary Results of the U.S. Flatulence Study Most people know about beans and their production of flatulence, or farts, which is referred to as “toot” in the old familiar poem: Beans, beans, the magical fruit, The more you...
In the beginning of February each year, the Japanese celebrate the Setsubun festival. The festivities typically include roasted beans.  Family members throw them out the door, or start pelting one of their own members who is dressed up like a demon, to represent driving out the bad...
In this space, we have been doing a lot of guessing on possible legislative proposals.  We will find out for sure what they are on or before January 25, the date of Governor Ige’s State of the State address. In the meantime, there are...
Billions of dollars are spent each year in an attempt to live longer lives. We are told that, with the right diet and dietary supplement, medication, exercise regimen, attitude, and body weight, we can extend our lives beyond our wildest dreams. Aging and death are the failed...
Travel to Fiji via Hawaii and the Mainland may have come to a standstill with Covid, but the good news is that after 35 years Ron Wright’s masterpiece, On Fiji Islands, has been republished by Eland Books. Wright, a Canadian, is a travel writer...
This is a basic reason why medicine does not emphasize lifestyle or other cultural causes of disease. How can doctors tell patients to not do things that they themselves do?
Sydney Ross Singer Medical Anthropologist Director, Good Shepherd Foundation There are a lot of things which I hate about people. I’m sure many people feel the same, and have their own list of things they hate about people. 
In December 2020, Kaiya Mack launched her first music video and single featured on Reggae Ville titled  “Last Christmas” the Reggae remix, where she has already raised over $5,000 for Ronald McDonald House charities and at the same time being featured alongside the likes of Reggae Superstar...
I recall the night that Donald Trump was elected president. I was covering election night with a colleague, continually updating with the startling results as they came in. To my surprise, my normally benign colleague was pumping the air with his fists and his...
I was listening to speeches being made at the United States Senate during the tallying of the electoral college votes. Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) was speaking. Suddenly, he was whisked away mid-speech, without explanation, as lawmakers were herded away by officials.