Photo by Pedro Gandra (https://unsplash.com/pedrogandra)

Germany a quarter of a century after reunification, spearfishing orang-utans, further and farther, Alice in Translationland and synaesthesia and the brain.

Don’t make ‘em like they used to

Sparks of a move to label products according to their expected life spans It's a situation many of us are familiar with. The milk turns sour, the yoghurt has curdled, and there are patches of water on the kitchen tiles. At fault in this tale is the refrigerator, which, barely three years old, has started…