THE ARTICLE on the fallout from the high price of oil was fascinating (“After cheap oil,” Business, June 9). It’s too bad there wasn’t a paragraph or two on the positive aspects. Higher food prices might mean smarter choices, less driving might mean less pollution, rethinking suburbs may reduce urban sprawl, less driving kids around might result in more free-range kids.
Q Can you explain the basic functions of the right and left hemispheres? A: Sure. The left hemisphere is my ability to communicate with the external world through the creation and comprehension of language. It’s the details of my life, and the identification of me as an individual—the file that says, “I am Jill Bolte Taylor.”
In a time when accusations of financial irregularities against U.S. corporate titans seem commonplace, the charges of backdating stock options that federal authorities laid against Henry T. Nicholas III, co-founder and former CEO of microchip maker Broadcom Corp., didn’t seem like much.
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