Monthly Archives: February 2011

This is how you see Japan

If you are a Westerner, by now you already have a preconceived notion about the culture of Japan. Maybe you don’t know much, but aside from the stereotypically beautiful scenery and exotic architecture, what you know likely involves robots, sex, … Continue reading

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Work-Life Balance

Insights on the work-life balance from Nigel Marsh, author of “Overworked and Underlaid.” Continue reading

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Ignorance is Bliss: How homeopathy works, and why it doesn’t

If fighting fire with fire really works, our firemen are doing it all wrong. Homeopathy logic is not for the weak-stomached. It turns out that the customers who like it have no idea how it works. In fact, they have no idea that it doesn’t work. Continue reading

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