Justin Moyer

For Justin Moyer's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

A recipe for sanity: water, salt and nothing else

Sep 30, 2013

A recipe for sanity: water, salt and nothing else

This summer, I spent an hour floating in a 1.21 × 2.4-meter isolation tank filled with tepid salt water in a basement in Manassas, Virginia. Floating in a tank of skin-temperature water saltier than the Dead Sea is said to induce an ethereal, meditative ...

Aug 29, 2012

Have refrigerators really made our lives better?

My refrigerator died on a Saturday. I ignored the early signs of trouble with it — a Kenmore unit just four years old, yet suddenly unable to keep milk from spoiling or ice cream from melting into sugary soup. Though I held fast to ...