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Japan's major architecture, engineering firms going "all iPad" in support of Apple, Inc. iOS enterprise push

Feature<p>By<p>Apple's mobile enterprise ambitions are beginning to shift the market in Japan, where large architecture, engineering, construction and …

Cutlet It Be

<i>This October, Tasting Table is getting away from it all. Come away with us as we explore the world of travel.</i><p>Ah, the elusive katsu sando.<p>The Japanese …

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That glass bridge in China that scared the socks off visitors? It cracked

Call it the crack heard round the world. The glass bridge suspended more than 590 feet in the air in one of China's national parks cracked last week and was closed for repairs.<p>Dozens of people were on the suspension bridge, called Haohan Qiao, or "Brave Man's Bridge," in Shiniuzhai National …

A Wonderful Movie About the Hardships of Making Manga

<i>Bakuman</i> the movie is based on the manga of the same name by the creators of the popular <i>Death Note</i> manga series. The story is about two high school …

Pokemon Go Dev Raises $20 Million from Nintendo, Google, and Pokemon Company

Pokemon Go developer Niantic on Thursday announced that it has raised $20 million in Series A funding from a round of investors that included The Pokemon Company, Google, and Nintendo.<p>The initial investment is $20 million in upfront money, but the companies will contribute $10 million more "upon …

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Getting Ready to Move to Mars

Scientists are hard at work preparing to create humanity’s second home.<p>One day, when earth is destroyed by war or rising seas or a wayward asteroid, humanity will be extinguished—and along with it reality television, baseball stadiums, and thousands of recipes for guacamole, with and without …

The World's 18 Strangest Hotels

For the intrepid, quirky and adventurous traveler, the flower-quilted double bed and lacquered furniture of a typical hotel room is just plain boring. Here are the world's 18 strangest hotels.<p>The first thing every hotel developer considers before construction is "who is the guest, and why are they …

New Tokyo cafe pairs men and women at random, provides coffee, cake & iPads to spark conversation

Remember that time you spotted that cute guy/girl at the cafe? Remember how badly you wanted to go over to them, make a witty comment, sit down and …

15 Things You Didn't Know About Disneyland

<i>By: Alex Bracetti</i><p>Walt Disney's vision of a real-life fantasy world brought magical animation to life when it opened its gates back in 1955, and through the decades it has become a staple of American pop culture thanks to its collection of lovable characters, exciting rides, and theatrical …

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Nintendo wants to build a sleep monitor with a projector

Nintendo first announced its intention to develop a sleep monitor as part of its "quality of life" initiative in 2014. Now, thanks to a recently published patent unearthed by NeoGAF forum members, we have an idea of what the system could look like. The gamemaker is apparently planning to build a …

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Japan Is Getting A Neon Genesis Evangelion Bullet Train

You know those Japan-based anime, manga, and video games that you think are pretty big back home? Chances are they have a much larger and dedicated …

Land of the rising bunny: Rabbits take over Japanese island, in pictures - Telegraph

Human-like robots could be the next big platform

Robot makers Jibo and Blue Frog Robotics are creating social robots that are aimed at living with humans and in order to entice consumers they are selling them for about the same cost as an iPhone.<p>Jibo's robot called Jibo is priced at about $749 for pre-order and Blue Frog Robotics' robot called …

A cafe's epic 'freak' milkshakes are blowing up on social media

Kindly leave your diet at the door.<p>Pâtissez, a cafe in Canberra, Australia, is gaining quite the reputation for its seriously out of control desserts.<p>…

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You can get an alpaca at your wedding in Japan

Put away your mason jars and chalkboard paint — alpacas are the hot new wedding trend.<p>And the Hotel Epinard Nasu in Japan provides the animal for …

The future is now: ‘Weird hotel’ in Japan employs robot staff to save costs (VIDEO)

At Japan’s Weird Hotel you can choose between a dinosaur robot and a female humanoid at check-in, proceed to an automated porter, and then relax as a …

China Brings down the Ban Hammer on over 30 Anime and Manga Titles

The Chinese government has started to crackdown on the distribution of foreign media and now anime and manga are the next target. The Chinese …

Kookaburra and magpie among Australian birds in decline, says report

State of Australia’s Birds report finds common birds as well as lesser-known species have suffered surprising drops in numbers<p>Some of Australia’s best-known birds, including the magpie, the kookaburra and the willie wagtail, are in decline in parts of the country, a major government-funded survey …

#ThankYouIwata: tributes pour in for Nintendo's president

Fans, gamers, developers and colleagues pay tribute to Satoru Iwata, the leading figure behind some of Nintendo’s most popular devices<p>Tributes for Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata, who has died from cancer at the age of 55, have been flooding in on social media.<p>Since Nintendo announced the news on …

23 pictures that show why travelers voted Kyoto the best city in the world

This year, for the second time in a row, travelers voted Kyoto, Japan, to be the best city in the world.<p>Kyoto — Japan's imperial capital for over 1,000 years — is full of incredible temples, parks, and markets that make it a favorite with travelers.<p>These photos show why Kyoto was named the world's …

Greece: How did it get into this mess?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Greece's affair with the euro began with the grandest of hopes. The country approved the euro in 2001, in time to be among the first countries to use the new currency.<p>At first, the most ambitious attempt ever to create a new multinational currency all seemed to go so well. The predicted …

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Tunisia's President Declares State of Emergency After Second Deadly Attack on Tourists

Tunisia’s president declared a state of emergency on Saturday in response to a second deadly attack on foreigners in three months, saying the country …

Famous Japanese wildlife photographer charms cats across the world 【Video】

<b>Mitsuaki Iwago is a notable wildlife photographer</b>, and is the only Japanese photographer to have his work grace the cover of National Geographic more …

Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright sells a bit more than Conquest in Japan, 90% sell-through

<b>Media Create</b> has shared a little extra additional information about Fire Emblem Fates’ debut sales in Japan.<p>As mentioned earlier this week, the game …

Solar Impulse breaks record for non-stop solo flight

Solar powered plane flies for more than 100 hours across the Pacific on its way from Japan to Hawaii during its global journey<p>A team attempting to fly a solar powered plane around the world has has broken a world record for the longest non-stop solo flight, the pilots said on Thursday.<p>Solar …

Tunisia hunts for Libya-trained suspects after hotel attack

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian authorities were on Thursday hunting further suspects in the Sousse hotel attack identified by officials as part of a group trained in a Libyan jihadist camp alongside gunmen who carried out a massacre at a Tunis museum.<p>National guard members patrol at the beach near the …

Kegan Rothman, 9, catches a monster white sturgeon on the Fraser River

A New Jersey boy has a colossal story to tell his fellow fourth graders when he returns to school this fall after he reeled in a "living dinosaur" …