Ikigai

At the intersection where your gifts, talents, and abilities meet a human need; therein you will discover your purpose. —Unknown (Usually attributed to Aristotle) For some reason, society has made the idea of personal fulfillment out to be something quite stressful. We're often told, in very positive and inspiring words, that any moment not spent …

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Incunabulum

Books! Many people argue that they're the perfect medium, as evidenced by the fact that the way we make them hasn't really changed since the middle ages (though inventions such as the printing press and the computer have certainly made the process easier). The earliest ones are known as incunabula or incunables, grouped together because …

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