Photolog: A day at Oedo Market

It is a well known fact that Japan is a country of old people. It is also relatively known that Japanese tend to show love and respect towards their possessions, and they don’t like to throw things away, especially if these items are kimono or traditional decorations. These two phenomena combined create the perfect environmentContinue reading “Photolog: A day at Oedo Market”

Admiral Fitzroy’s “Storm Glass”

This tool is called Admiral Fitzroy’s Storm Glass. During the 19th century Charles Darwin, among others, was using it to predict weather conditions on board of a ship. Prediction is based on the formation of the crystals contained in the water. Clear water with crystals submerged to the bottom predicts clear weather, whereas crystals floatingContinue reading “Admiral Fitzroy’s “Storm Glass””