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No sex please, we're Japanese: love hotels clean up their act amid falling demand

The rise of young people living alone and the need to find rooms for growing numbers of tourists means the seedier attractions are starting to change<p>While Japanese families enjoy the Christmas Eve ritual of tucking into fried chicken and sponge cake, millions of love-struck, or simply lustful, …

Why Apple Will Pay Hackers Thousands of Dollars

Apple will shell out thousands of dollars to researchers who discover and report critical bugs in its software, the company announced …

Bitcoin exchange wants to 'socialize' its stolen $72 million

The hits continue for bitcoin owners.<p>After Bitfinex revealed this week that a hacker made off with 119,756 bitcoins (about $72 million), the digital-currency exchange said Friday it is interested in a "socialized loss."<p>"We are leaning towards a socialized loss scenario among bitcoin balances and …

10 Epic Drives in the U.S. National Parks

Pack your hiking shoes, your camera and some camping gear, because some of the most epic drives in the United States are hidden inside National Parks …

Dropbox’s New Headquarters Has A Room For Every Mood

Focused? Chatty? Annoyed? The new San Francisco office is designed to suit all the moods employees cycle through in a day.<p>The mission of the popular file hosting and sharing platform Dropbox is to make it easy for people to work comfortably from anywhere. So when it came time to design its new …

10 'Superfoods' to Eat Daily for Optimum Fitness

Ask five nutrition experts to provide a list of their favorite "superfoods," and the results will vary—but they'll also overlap. The reason is each …

20 Red Room Ideas That Prove A Statement Color Never Goes Out Of Style

The red lipstick of interior design: classic but undeniably sexy.<p>Red is a hue that can evoke a number of emotions: It can be energizing and glossy in a living room, spicy and appetizing in a kitchen, and just sensual enough in a bedroom. However, choosing the right red can be tricky. (Remember when …

In The Sounds Of Jason Bourne's World, A Story Of Creation And Loss

Jason Bourne is back, though it might seem like he never went away. The character created by best-selling author Robert Ludlum has populated 12 novels, a made-for-TV movie, and now five big-screen adventures. In four of the five Bourne features, the music underlying the action has been the work of …

Water Colors: 8 Beautiful Photos of Oceans From Above

Aerial photographer Tommy Clarke hangs out of helicopters to shoot the sea from the sky, showing there's no view like the one from above. “I was always one for the window seat,” says the photographer, who grew up in the British seaside town of Bournemouth and later moved to Sydney, where he started …

16 Homemade Trail Mixes For Very Happy Snacking

After realizing how easy it is to make your own trail mix, you'll ditch the store-bought kind for good. Infinitely tastier and healthier, DIY trail mix allows you to precisely measure everything that goes into it and customize it to your preference. These trail mixes make for the perfect desk-side …

Healthy Eating

Smart Homes: How to Automate Your House

What would the Internet of Things be without If This Then That? Much less fun and a lot harder to use, certainly.<p>Designed to give you “creative …

Smart Homes

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Five Sauces for the Modern Cook

Without apology or even a trace of sheepishness, Travis Lett confessed to being a thief.<p>Of course, the only person this pensive chef ever steals from is himself. At Gjelina, his Los Angeles restaurant with a large, ever-changing menu, “We’re constantly appropriating elements from dishes we’ve done …

Weird things you can buy in ATMs

Portraits of 19th-Century Characters with 21st-Century Gadgets

For his personal project “Gold Rush,” Los Angeles-based photographer Qingjian Meng combines two different eras. The subjects look like they’re from …

16 drool-worthy ways to celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

There are plenty of questionable food holidays (Lima Bean Respect Day? Huh?) but today is a day that we can really get behind here at TODAY Food. That's because August 4 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! Hooray! Sure, you could pick up a box of store-bought cookies but since they're so easy to …

Dessert

Let’s Get Brunch! A Flipboard Guide to Galentine’s Day

February 13 is Galentine’s Day, an unofficial holiday when you can kick back and have brunch with your favorite gals. It’s a nice day to reflect and cultivate sisterhood before Valentine’s Day. We can thank Amy Poehler‘s Leslie Knope of Parks and Recreation for its invention. She says Galentine’s …

Spotlight: Creative Director Adrian Veliche

<b>My name is</b> Adrian Veliche and <b>I’m a</b> Group Creative Director at PwC Experience Center, currently living and working in Hong Kong.<p><b>My work specializes in</b> using creativity and technology to help solve today’s complex business problems and to drive digital transformation within organizations.<p><b>Creative</b> …

Spotlight: Photographer & Blogger Scott Wyden Kivowitz

<b>My name is</b> Scott Wyden Kivowitz and <b>I’m a</b> photographer, father, author, blogger and educator. <b>I am also</b> the Community & Blog Wrangler at Imagely, a WordPress company specializing in hosting, themes and plugins for photographers.<p><b>Supercharge Your Photography (Business)</b><p><b>My work specializes in</b> landscapes, …

5 Flipboard Magazines on the Art of Illustration

The rise of user-friendly editing software and social media has made creating and sharing eye-catching images easier than ever. Despite all the striking visuals that populate our timelines and newsfeeds, it can be rare to encounter original artwork in our daily online life. Many have tried their …

10 Must-Have Books for 2-Year-Olds

Two-year-olds aren’t terrible. In fact, they’re pretty awesome — especially when they have a book pressed between their chubby little hands. Some of …

Kids

5 Comics You Must Read Before Seeing Suicide Squad

• Author: Graeme McMillan. Graeme McMillan Culture<br>• Date of Publication: 08.05.16. 08.05.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>At heart, everything you</i> …

Kind-hearted Cafe Owner Opens Doors To Homeless Dogs

ARS_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_300x250<p>Part of being a true humanitarian means you willingly go out of your way to help others. I am proud to say that this …

Turkish President Erdogan Reassures Country as Attempted Coup by Military Factions Falters

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan publicly reassured citizens early Saturday in Istanbul after a chaotic night in which factions of Turkey’s …

Humans are driving the evolution of new species — and that could be just as bad as causing extinctions

By Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>The London Underground mosquitoes were first noticed during World War II, when tens of thousands of people took shelter in the subway system's tunnels while their city was bombed. The sunless, concrete passageways were different from the mosquitoes' natural habitat — and …

4-year-old girl is family's only survivor after van is struck by L.A.-bound train in Colorado

A 4-year-old girl was the only member of her family to survive after their minivan was hit by an<p>Amtraktrain at a crossing with a history of problems in southern Colorado.<p>The girl was hospitalized with serious injuries after the Southwest Chief train headed from Chicago to Los Angeles slammed into …

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