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Plus, some fun picks from the Web. What we clicked on this week:
- Japanese kids bring gardening tools to the first day of school. Plus, other cool stuff schoolchildren do around the world, via the recently closed (sniff) ReadTapestry. Click below to see more.
- The Sri Lankan tradition of stilt fishing, while not as ancient as you might think, is challenged by increased tourism and tsunami damage. Wired has the story.