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50 things Donald Trump has said that simply aren’t true

Don’t let anyone fool you: Donald Trump is winning.<p>When the boisterous New York real estate mogul first announced his presidential run in June 2015, …

Donald Trump

Tasting the Tokyo Sugar Rush

<i>Cute enough to eat at Nicholas House cafe. Photo by Gail Nakada</i>.<p>Want to sample the sweet treats on point in Tokyo during your trip? Get in line.<p>The Japanese are passionate about sweets, as in a <i>grande passion</i>. Gucci sells its own line of boxed, logo-stamped chocolates upstairs at their Ginza store. …

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Parents tweet the darndest things.<p>Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter …

Which families are the happiest?

Although they said they have to deal with comments such as "are they all yours?" or "do they all have the same father?", large families benefit from …

Life Satisfaction

21 design hacks for your tiny apartment

Living small cramping your style? Open up your studio apartment or micro-unit with these brilliant design tips and tricks.<p>Partition your …

Interior Design

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Cannes Film Festival<p>Maybe it’s the high-stakes dealmaking, the laid-back atmosphere, or the fact that it’s France, but these guys are bringing their …

Watch Out Ikea, New U.S. Startup Promises Modern Furniture That's More Affordable and Easier to Setup

Moving into a new home is a daunting, unavoidable task of life, and for those who find themselves in dire need of new furniture (and fast), the options are limited. The default route might look something like a few frantic trips to Ikea to cover all the bases, while mentally preparing oneself for …

Furniture

3 ways to improve your life, even if you're really lazy

I don't blame you. Hey, some of that stuff is <i>hard</i>. (I should know. I write about it all the time.)<p>Isn't there an easy, passive way where your flaws start correcting themselves, you gain respectable goals and become much, much happier?<p>Well, at least in theory, there just <i>might</i> be. I called somebody …

Why I taught myself 20 languages — and what I learned about myself in the process

During the past few years, I’ve been referred to in the media as “The World’s Youngest Hyperpolyglot” — a word that sounds like a rare illness. In a …

Language Learning

How to Say (Almost) Everything in a Hundred-Word Language

Those who speak Toki Pona say linguistic simplicity can enable a more profound form of communication.<p>In Chinese, the word <i>computer</i> translates directly as <i>electric brain</i>.<p>In Icelandic, a <i>compass</i> is a <i>direction-shower</i>, and a <i>microscope</i> a <i>small-watcher</i>.<p>In Lakota, <i>horse</i> is literally <i>dog of wonder</i>.<p>These …

7 Words That Have No English Translation

<i>English doesn’t always have the words we need, and there are some concepts that can only be described using words from other languages that have no</i> …

Fox Village In Japan Is Probably The Cutest Place On Earth

Apparently, Japan is covered in magical and irresistibly cute animal sanctuaries. We’ve heard about the bunny island and cat island, but there’s also …

Japan

How to Eat Like a Local in Japan

People think Japan is all about the sushi and ramen, but there’s more that goes into the way the country eats and plans meals.<p>Ramen is one of Japan’s …

What A Process: Forging A Traditional Japanese Katana

This is a video from Man At Arms detailing the process of forging a traditional Japanese katana (in this case a Hattori Hanzō replica from Kill …

Kill Bill

Japan's obsession with perfect fruit

<b>Giving fruit as a gift is a common custom in Japan. But this fruit is not your normal greengrocers' produce, complete with bumps, bruises and blemishes. The pick of the crop is grown with exquisite care and attention to detail - and commands an eye-watering price when it comes to market.</b><p>Classical …

24 photos that will make you want to visit Japan

From its tranquil and picturesque Mount Fuji to cutting-edge robot restaurants in Tokyo, here are some of the country's most magnificent sites.

Finding Peace in 21st-Century Kyoto

When travelers arrive in <b>Kyoto</b> for the first time, they often are confused and disappointed. Expecting a place that exudes timeless elegance and peace, they instead find a thoroughly modern city of traffic-clogged streets and blocky concrete buildings. Looking at their faces, you know what they’re …

Japan

Off-Grid Getaway Offers Sustainable Solitude

Meet the undeniably adorable Ecocapsule, a tiny (approximately 8 ft. by 14 ft. by 7 ft.) self-sustaining portable house that can be plunked down …

Egg-shaped 'ecocapsule' lets you live anywhere - CNN Style

Written by Kieron Monks, CNN<p>The sleek, egg-shaped capsule resembles a spaceship, complete with antennae and a layer of futuristic cells.<p>But the striking design from Slovakian group Nice Architects represents a creative effort to offer housing solutions for this planet. The 'Ecocapsule' is a mini …

Energy Efficiency

narrow 1.8m house by YUUA architects slotted into tokyo neighborhood

jul 14, 2015<p><b>narrow 1.8m house by YUUA architects slotted into tokyo neighborhood</b><br>photography by sobajima, toshihiro<p><b>measuring at a width of 2.5 meters</b> …

These homes prove that the ‘tiny house movement’ has become a global phenomenon

In case you hadn’t noticed, tiny homes are the next big thing.<p>1. Keret House<p>Blink and you’ll miss it. That’s because this home, built in the wasted …

10 Things to Ask Your Kids When They Get Home from Camp

It is important to get your kids to camp, but it is also important for you to find out what God did in their lives while at camp.

The one parenting tactic to avoid at all cost

"Shaming children, even in subtle forms, totally undermines our goal of raising them resilient."<p>Shame, it seems, has become the parenting strategy of …

Parenting