josh (joshc) wrote,

lost link

An article in today's New York Times about the remarkable 1,300-year-old lost & found system in Japan:
Children are taught from early on to hand in anything they find to the police in their neighborhoods. So most of the 200 to 300 people who come to the center every day take the system for granted [nyt]

The most commonly lost & least commonly reclaimed item: umbrellas. This reminds me that my thin/flat sharper image umbrella is still missing.

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