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The 2012 Kanji of the Year: 金 (KIN)

Japan’s “Kanji of the year” was just released, revealing that the recent achievements by Japanese experts were largely influential in the year-long feelings of the country. The character last year was “bonds,” because of the bonds that Japanese people were … Continue reading

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TED Gallery: Endangered or Forgotten Languages

In Skeptikai’s first TED Gallery, endangered languages are explored, from the forgotten Indus script, to the notion of a unifying language across the world. Continue reading

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Is Japan Losing its Culture? – Part 1: A History of Cultural Adoption

Is Japan losing it’s culture? Explore the history of Japan’s adoption of foreign products and practices. Continue reading

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