Welcome to Lux Recommends #245, this week’s edition of what we at Lux are reading and thinking about (want to receive this by email? Sign up here).
Another underappreciated part of the USPS? Its exceptional design: “For decades, the USPS has tapped some of the world’s best designers to get creative on those 1-inch-by-1.25-inch canvasses we call stamps.” — Sam
Japan’s ancient vegetarian meal: “Believed to align the mind, body and soul, shojin ryori is a fascinating insight into the careful balance of new and old perfected by Japan.” — Lux friend NDR
New Tracking Technology Will Help Fight Rhino Poaching in Namibia: ‘Interactive software that “reads” and analyzes footprints left by black rhinoceroses can be used to monitor the movements of the animals in the wild, giving conservationists a new way to keep watch on the endangered species and help keep it safe from poachers, according to a Duke University-led study.’ — Adam G
Street View of 1940s New York — friend of Lux Eric Lichtenstein
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