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10 Tips For Traveling To Japan From A First-Timer

<i>This is the eighth installment of my Japan travelogue. Read my first impressions</i> <i>here</i><i>, my visit to Odaiba</i> <i>here</i><i>, my visit to Akihabara</i> <i>here</i><i>, my last day in Tokyo</i> <i>here</i><i>, my first day in Kyoto</i> <i>here</i><i>, my shrine visit</i> <i>here</i><i>, and my traditional inn excursion</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>After nine days in Japan, my sleep schedule finally …

Japan

After Staying a Virgin Until Marriage, I Couldn't Have Sex With My Husband

I didn't even kiss him until we were at the alter.<p>Growing up in a Christian home, I was raised to view my virginity as almost as important as my salvation.<p>It was my most precious possession, to be guarded at all costs — and the loss of it before marital bliss was possibly the most shameful thing …

[WATCH] Tiny House with Incredible Interior Design Built in 40 Days!

8th Feb 2016<p>Small-scale sustainability in style<p>Pascal and Catherine, a couple from Kamouraska, Canada, designed and built their first tiny house in …

This whole “Uber for doctor house calls” idea is basically doomed

Back in September 2007, I created a new kind of doctor practice. The iPhone had come out three months prior, and Google had enabled you to embed your Google Calendar in a website just the month before. I saw a perfect storm of technology leading to an opportunity to do something unprecedented and …

Health Care

31 Tiny House Hacks To Maximize Your Space

Just because your house is small doesn’t mean you can’t live large. Jenny Chang 01. Keep your window-to-wall ratio high. apartmenttherapy.com Large …

'I worried that he wouldn't find me attractive': the challenges of dating with a disability

Four women open up about the problems of finding love and maintaining relationships in the face of debilitating illnesses<p><b>Beccy Huxtable, 33, a radio producer from Somerset, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2012. She is an ambassador for Shift.ms, a network for people with MS</b><p>It was in early …

Don’t Take It from Me: Reasons You Should Not Marry an Unbeliever

Over the course of our ministry, the most common pastoral issue that Tim and I have confronted is probably marriages—either actual or …

Evangelical Christianity

Living Small With Style: 2 Beautiful Small Apartment Plans Under 500 Square Feet (50 Square Meters)

• 1 |<br>• Designer: Grits Creative Group<p>The first space is an apartment in Lviv, Ukraine from the team at Grits Creative Group. The home is only 40 square …

Interior Design

9 Signs Your Church May be Unhealthy

What are the indicators of an unhealthy church? It can be hard to recognize the symptoms, especially if you’ve only ever attended one or two churches …

Health

Inside the Islamic State ‘capital’: no end in sight to its grim rule

When Isis took over Raqqa, a wave of black swept over the city. The group’s dark flags were raised where its members lived or worked, women were required to shroud themselves in black, and black paint was daubed on buildings and in public spaces.<p>When US air strikes started, though, activists warned …

Who says size matters? Inside world's most stylish (and smallest) studio apartments... and the tricks that create illusion of space

They may not have sweeping staircases or grand hallways (or any staircases or hallways at all for that matter) but what these studio apartments lack …

East Village

5 New Yorkers Who Made the Most of Really Small Apartments

I never fail to be impressed by the ingenuity of city dwellers living in itty bitty teeny tiny spaces. Especially now that I'm shopping for …

Living Rooms

HP's New Windows Laptop Is Dirt Cheap And Does Way More Than A Chromebook Can

Windows laptops come in all different colors, shapes, sizes, and prices, while Apple doesn't really offer a budget option for its customers.<p>Spending $500 or less on a laptop is usually considered cheap, but HP's new Stream laptop is so inexpensive its price is almost unheard of.<p>The Windows …

Consumer Tech

9 Books Billionaire Warren Buffett Thinks Everyone Should Read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he says. "We want to …

Self-improvement

Ebola Aid Workers Still Avoiding New York And New Jersey

Sara Back, a nurse practitioner at a public hospital in the Bronx, is not the kind of person to turn down a tough assignment. This month she's heading to Sierra Leone to work a short stint caring for Ebola patients.<p>"I am beyond ready," she says.<p>Back is passionate about treating patients suffering …