Steph Roth

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We Need More Secrecy

Why government transparency can be the enemy of liberty<p>In October 2002, one of the worst terror attacks of the post-9/11 era killed 202 people and wounded 240 more at two nightclubs on the Indonesian island of Bali. Eighty-eight Australians were killed, making up the largest national group among …

What Charles Murray Doesn't Get About Women and Philosophy

The conservative author believes that women have contributed little to major philosophical traditions because men are better abstract thinkers.<p>"No woman has been a significant original thinker in any of the world's great philosophical traditions." So said the author Charles Murray in a 2005 essay …

Scenes of Spring

Temperatures in the northern hemisphere are finally warming, flowers are blooming, and the sunshine beckons us outside once again. On a nice spring day like today, I thought I'd share some recent colorful images of the season from Germany, Japan, Scotland, the United States, and more.

Everyone's a Health Nut on Monday

New research shows that people are more health-conscious at the start of each new week, so health advocates are encouraging everyone to harness the psychological power of Mondays.<p>Tradition suggests that January 1 is the perfect time to decide to improve your health. But our collective success rate …

Why Don't Older Americans Want Time Machines?

Aging changes our relationship with technology, both real and imagined.<p>You want a time machine, don't you?<p>Because one in 10 Americans do—at least that's what they said when Pew Research Center asked what futuristic technology they would like to own.<p>That's a notable percentage of people, especially …

What I Want to Know Is Why You Hate Porn Stars

Listen, I want to tell you a story, and it's about porn.<p>I was dating this guy who was handsome and made me laugh and had dishwater blond hair. He …

Time and Space

If you are not at least trying<br>to do or be<br>something beautiful<p>I do not understand<br>the point of you.<p>Your existence is an obstacle,<br>something in the way.<p>And let’s not argue<br>about the nature<br>of beauty or its<br>definitions;<p>you know it<br>when it is there<br>and when it<br>is not.<p>If you can’t see the path<br>you can feel your way<br>through the dark<br>with the rest of us.<p>If you are not at least trying<br>to do or be<br>something beautiful<p>you are wasting<br>time and space<br>and we don’t have<br>enough of either.

10 Ways To Feel More Sad.

1: Look at Instagram, twitter, and things like that, far too often.<br>2: Start a tumblr to reblog images of all the things you want to do with your life.<br>3: Stay indoors.<br>4: Lie on your bed, a lot.<br>5: Cancel on your friends when they ask to see you.<br>6: Listen to your thoughts, and let them develop into day dreams.<br>7: Find someone you are attracted to who is in some way unattainable.<br>8: Ideally, that person will like you as a friend and nothing more.<br>9: Weigh up the pros and cons of pursuing your …

@whatSFSaid: Mistakes Are Where The Magic Happens

@whatSFSaid: <b>Mistakes Are Where The Magic Happens</b><p>People are scared of making mistakes. It’s drilled into us all the time: don’t make mistakes! But for writers and artists, mistakes are a vital part of the creative process.<p>Look at the first photo above. It’s an accidental double exposure. I forgot to wind the camera on, and pressed the shutter twice instead of once. It was a total mistake, completely unplanned, and technically a disaster. Yet I think it’s one of the best pictures I’ve ever …

doitforthedoggies:

I feel like I’ve spent the last 6 months at the bottom of the ocean.

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Trainer Confessions: 5 Goals You SHOULD Be Making (But Probably Aren’t)

We’re not saying that wanting to look amazing post-breakup is bad motivation, but there are a few other ambitions you should add to the list<p>One thing we fitness pros are always babbling on about is the importance of having goals. In fact, the first thing I ask prospective clients is what they want …

Fitness

4 Lies You Need to Stop Telling Yourself

If you break your leg, you cannot play football. If you are blind, your eyes cannot see. These circumstances are self-evident. However, what you say …

Blog in harmony with nature

Antioxidants<p>Green tea - contains a lot of substances which positively influence the brain, blood vessels and maintaining proper body mass. Green tea …

Efficiently Simplifying Navigation, Part 1: Information Architecture

• How do I best structure the content?<br>• How do I best explain the navigational choices?<br>• Which type of navigation menu is best suited to accommodate the …

Up On The Wall: How Working Walls Unlock Creative Insight

This design thinking tool being as powerful as it is, it comes as no surprise that a myriad of other fields have adapted and used it for years. But …

The Lean UX Manifesto: Principle-Driven Design

“You’re not practicing lean UX if…”<p>Let me give you a real-world example. Co-location is a hot topic in the lean UX discussion. If you talk to experts …

Business Content Editing Tips

Defining “quality content” is difficult. <b>A useful approach is to look at the editing process</b>, because editing is where content theory is translated …

Meetup's Andres Glusman On The Power Of UX And Lean Startup Methods

I did do a little consulting before heading back to school. In fact, I made our first $14 of revenue. After business school I got sucked back in and …

How To Deal With Workaholism On Web Teams

On Good Web Teams<p>Running a modern Web business can be demanding. As a result, some business owners stretch their employees as far as they can. What …

6 Tactics to Avoid Being Interrupted at Work

How often do you hear the phrase from colleagues, “Oh, I get so much done after hours or on the weekend when everyone’s gone home and there’s no one …

An open letter to health entrepreneurs

<i>Jae Won Joh is a newly minted M.D. training in emergency medicine. We tracked him down on Quora.</i><p>Dear health entrepreneurs,<p>Throughout my journey in …

Welcome to Wisdom 2.0

There is always a unique trajectory of ideas that are initially seen as odd and later become an integral part of the culture.<p>Visiting with Arianna Huffington a few months ago in NYC, she remarked, "It seems that everyone in the business community is now talking about mindfulness and wisdom. What …

Does It Still Make Sense For Companies to Blog?

Over the past 10 years I’ve had more than enough opportunities to consider whether the investment in time and resources to blog has been worth …