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This Japanese Invention Means You Never Have to Leave Your Warm Bed

So we basically all need this for winter, right?<p>We're pretty sure the lightbulb moment behind the kotatsu came on a chilly, rainy morning. You know, one of those days where it takes every ounce of willpower to climb out of bed. This epic piece of furniture is the socially acceptable way to stay in …

Are these normal Japanese things weird to you? 10 things that might surprise you when you visit Japan

When traveling to a foreign country for the first time, no matter how well-prepared you are, there’s sure to be a lot you’ll be surprised by! Let’s …

A Japanese lifestyle guru explains how to organize your home once — and then never again

Marie Kondo is the queen of organization. Her book, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing," reveals her instructions for organizing your space in one sitting, and then never having to do it again.<p>Her methods have garnered a significant social media …

Learn Japanese the smarter way – Japan Info

For those who are interested in Japanese culture the decision to learn the language is an easy one.<br>However, putting this into actual practice might …

From candy stripes to Coachella: this week’s fashion trends

Fashion,Life and style,Coachella,Harmony Korine,Serena Williams,Festivals,Culture,Film,Music,Sport,US sports<p>What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this week

The hidden world of the Knights Templar

Tucked behind London’s Fleet Street, a patchwork of gardens and graceful buildings tell the story of the most famous knights of the Crusades.<p>It was rush hour on a weekday and I was weaving my way down the Strand, one of central London’s most famous thoroughfares. The street hummed with tourists, …

Ancient History

Want To Fix Education? First We Need To Remake Learning

For the past ten years, Gregg Behr has been executive director of The Grable Foundation, where he “manages a grant making portfolio advancing high-quality early childhood education, improved teaching and learning in public schools, and robust out-of-school time support, including digital, maker, …

Education

Simple, Humane Mousetrap Made from Soda Bottle

We love this capture and release mousetrap, made from little more than a 2 liter soda bottle, wire, two chunks of wood, and some hardware. The video shows you the trap in action and then runs through the simple steps of putting it all together. The basic of the build are outlined below.<p>Besides the …