What I Discovered Today

Monday, October 01, 2007

Beautiful carp fish

  • The art of making patterns on kimono and Japanese material is called Shibori.
  • The carp is a symbol of masculine strength in Japan, because the carp swims against the current to mate.
  • An understanding that nostalgia for the Soviet era in post-Soviet countries does not mean a longing to return to that era, but a longing for the past that is universal for all.
  • Tetra Pak is owned by two of the richest people in the UK, yet remains very difficult to recycle.