An Essay About How To Salvage Your Mediocre Day

An Essay About How To Salvage Your Mediocre Day

Today is a mediocre day. I woke up and felt tired even though I got a full night’s sleep. I thought about the day ahead, about everything I had to do, about how excited I got last night when I put my to-do list together – imagining how productive I would be today – and then today I woke up and was tired and didn’t want to do anything. It was a standard Monday morning kind of feeling, one that I know affects many or most of my peers. But…

Reading the Dust of Ages

Reading the Dust of Ages

The researchers over at M.I.T. in Cambridge have come up with a startling new technological scheme to read documents and books that would otherwise remain unknown because they are too fragile to unroll or open. It is estimated that museums around the world have a total of more than one-hundred thousand documents and books that cannot now be examined, because to touch them would cause them to turn to instant dust. But a recent M.I.T. press releases claims the school has now developed an imaging system that can penetrate books…