Thursday, October 14, 2010

Cover of 4 Oct 2010 Time Magazine Asia Edition

This is the cover of the 4 October 2010 issue of Time Magazine, Asia Edition.

And this is the cover of the 4 October 2010 issue of Time Magazine, Asia Edition in Malaysia which I received today, about 2 weeks after its publication date.

I wish to thank the workers of the Censorship Board of Malaysia for their hard work with black markers.

Anyway, it is a good article.

How the First Nine Months Shape the Rest of Your Life

Pregnant Woman
Heide Benser / Corbis

What makes us the way we are? Why are some people predisposed to be anxious, overweight or asthmatic? How is it that some of us are prone to heart attacks, diabetes or high blood pressure?
There's a list of conventional answers to these questions. We are the way we are because it's in our genes: the DNA we inherited at conception. We turn out the way we do because of our childhood experiences: how we were treated and what we took in, especially during those crucial first three years. Or our health and well-being stem from the lifestyle choices we make as adults: what kind of diet we consume, how much exercise we get.

But there's another powerful source of influence you may not have considered: your life as a fetus. The kind and quantity of nutrition you received in the womb; the pollutants, drugs and infections you were exposed to during gestation; your mother's health, stress level and state of mind while she was pregnant with you — all these factors shaped you as a baby and a child and continue to affect you to this day.

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Blogger pearlie said... son laughed SO loud.
Actually, the blackened picture is more "obscene" as it leaves one to his imagination.

5:28 PM  

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