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10 Spooky Ghost Towns that You can Actually Visit

You can tell a lot about a place by its past, and this world is filled with historic cities built on the backs of visionaries from long ago. While …

Discover DesignBetter.Co

Discover. Learn. Elevate.<p>Aarron WalterVP of Design Education<p>As the VP of Design Education at InVision, Aarron Walter draws upon 15 years of …

The 22 movies you need to see coming out of the 2017 Cannes film festival

A Guide to Manhattan’s Best Plant-Based Restaurants

<i>Plant-based,</i> a culinary buzzword that’s slowly ushering out <i>vegan,</i> doesn’t necessarily come with a textbook definition. Yet, in the past few years, Manhattan has experienced a swell of establishments that pledge their allegiance to fruits and vegetables, so much so that the catchphrase has become an …

Coding 101: Getting Started as an Adult

<b>Technology continues to play a greater role in everyday life, but those who weren’t exposed to computers or programming languages in school are</b> …

Designer Transforms a Boeing 737 Jet Engine into a Massive Chair

A big fan of all things aviation? This innovative chair marries aircraft engineered quality with industrial furniture design, resulting in an unconventionally eye-catching centerpiece. The <i>737 Cowling Chair</i> was designed by Fallen Furniture, a company that specializes in producing aviation furniture …

Philadelphia Museum Of Art To Host Only East Coast Stop Of Huge Pop Art Exhibition

The Philadelphia Museum of Art showcases pieces by the most influential artists of every genre. Soon, a wealth of artwork from the biggest names of …

Art

Rat Boy review – cheeky chappy ska-punk has teens bouncing by the score

<b>Heaven, London</b><br>Jordan Cardy’s brand of rebellion might be a bit predictable, but the 19-year-old has a way with a pithy line<p>Jordan Cardy probably wasn’t thinking about this when he adopted the Rat Boy persona after losing his job at Chelmsford Wetherspoons, but the hotly tipped 19-year-old answers a …

Teens

Millennials Put Too Much Trust In The Wrong People, Study Says

You'll be amazed in whom millennials have a surprising level of trust. And in whom they don't.<p>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.<p>It's not easy being the future.<p>There's a lot of pressure. The hope of others has been thrust on your …

Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures review – documentary pulls no punches

Portrait of artist Robert Mapplethorpe – who pushed boundaries with photos of male genitalia and sadomasochism – given robust treatment in HBO film<p>Artist Robert Mapplethorpe dared you to turn away with his explicit photographs of male genitalia and lurid acts of sadomasochism. Fittingly, Fenton …

10 Random Things To Do In Montreal

Here are ten tips on what to see and do in Quebec’s beautiful metropolis<p>Montreal is the largest city in the Canadian province of Quebec and one of …

These Are the 25 Most Amazing Hotels Across the World

According to TripAdvisor and their many reviews, that is.<p>Let's be honest, your hotel selection can make or break a vacation. Pick a spot with sub-par service, inedible food, an atmosphere that leaves much to be desired, or a lumpy bed and suddenly that's all you can talk about. Because how can you …

8 Amazing Bread Loaves From Across the Country You Should Seek Out

We went to the top bakeries to find loaves so good you might finish them in one sitting (whoops!)<p>We might be living in the age of gluten-free everything, but the quality of artisanal bread baking in America has never been higher. So we went to the top bakeries to find loaves so good you might …

The Three Stages of Japanese Gift-Giving

Every winter, I make a 5,568 mile trek to Tokyo to visit friends and extended family. My most recent trip swirled with <i>purikura</i> booths, broken English, and crowded trains. As always, dinner meetings between my mother and her childhood friends from Nagoya peppered the visit; a routine rekindling of …

10 Tips For Worry–Free Travel in Japan – Japan Info

Travelling in a foreign country may be rather challenging, especially if you do not speak its language. How to prepare for your trip in Japan and …

Japan

Silent cafes attract solo Japanese in search of peace

Young Japanese are embracing all things solitary, with silent cafes and solo weddings among an array of activities, products and services created to cater for a relationship-shy generation<p>A young woman sits alone in a café sipping tea and reading a book. She pauses briefly to scribble in a nearby …

Seven countries that are surprisingly hard to visit

Others seem entirely uninterested in tourism dollars, making it extremely difficult for foreign visitors to enter.<p>We've found seven countries that make it incredibly difficult to obtain tourist visas.<p>Note that this list is not comprehensive: We've excluded countries like Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria …

Visas

Olafur Eliasson’s “Little Sun Charge” Delivers Electricity to Those Most in Need

Three years ago, artist Olafur Eliasson and engineer Frederik Ottesen created a solar light device called Little Sun, which was produced with the philosophy that we all share the giant star. During the day, its power makes the world go around, but on cloudy days or at night, there needs to be a …

Mobile Devices

Restaurant / Retail Executive: Claudine Chan-Cobankiat, Kichitora of Tokyo and Qrius

Introducing <b>Claudine Chan-Cobankiat</b>, Managing Director of Kichitora of Tokyo a 3 location restaurant chain as well as Qrius a small retail chain in …

Restaurants

Happy 14th Anniversary, Tokyo DisneySea!

On September 4, 2001, Tokyo DisneySea had its grand opening. Like EPCOT Center before it, DisneySea demonstrated the quality and ambition possible in …

Tokyo: Coffee At Haden Books, A Little Pocket Hideaway In Omotesando

By day, sunlight filters through green leaves and floor-to-ceiling windows into the space that is Haden Books. Summer has descended upon Tokyo, and …

Tokyo Midtown

This sleek complex, where escalators ascend alongside waterfalls of rock and glass, brims with sophisticated shops. Most notable is the selection of homewares and lifestyle boutiques, which carry works by Japanese designers and artisans, on the 3rd floor of the Galleria section. The Suntory Museum …

Art Galleries

This unique Tokyo bookstore offers one book title a week (pictures)

<b>There is a bookstore in Tokyo where you won’t have a problem with deciding which book to buy.</b>Don’t you sometimes go to a bookstore, and in the end …

Apply to live in Manhattan's first micro apartments for as low as $950 a month

1/9<p>My Micro NY apartments<p>It looks like former mayor Mike Bloomberg's legacy is still going strong within the NYC rental market. His much-anticipated, …

Housing

Japan, Tokyo image gallery

1 of 100 Dusk at Golden Gai. Image by Greg Elms / Getty Images<p>In this image:<p>Shibuya Crossing<p>Rumoured to be the busiest intersection in the world (and definitely in Japan), Shibuya Crossing, is like a giant beating heart, sending people in all... Read more<p>2 of 100 Dusk at Golden Gai. Image by Greg …

The Danish Girl review - Eddie Redmayne's swan neck is best thing in pain-free transgender melodrama

The story of Danish gender reassignment pioneer Einar Wegener and her transformation into Lili Elbe becomes a handsome but over-tasteful film in director Tom Hooper’s hands<p>The point about The Danish Girl, of course, is that it has two Danish heroines - and that one of them started life as a Danish …

Haruki Murakami Publishes His Answers to 3,700 Questions from Fans in a New Japanese eBook

A quick follow up: Back in January, Colin Marshall took you inside Haruki Murakami's unexpected stint as an agony uncle, writing an online advice …

Unforgettable Tokyo Souvenirs You should Buy for Friends and Family – Japan Info

Visiting a place in Japan wouldn’t be complete without purchasing something memorable. This is what souvenirs are for. They are supposed to represent …