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Homemade Ramen Recipes That'll Hug You From The Inside Out

These are not your instant soups.<p>If the mention of ramen brings to mind the packets of Maruchan ready-to-make soup that you can get for less than a dollar, then the introduction to a proper bowl of this soup is going to rock your mind. Ramen is one of the best gifts Asia has ever given the world ― …

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The Second Coming of Harry Potter

A sold-out play, a new best-seller and a fresh slate of wizardly movies; how J.K. Rowling is cranking back up the magic machine<p>In a locked, windowless, unmarked office in Scholastic’s Manhattan headquarters sits a manuscript that Barnes & Noble believes will be its biggest book of the year.<p>It’s a …

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Watch over 20 drones dance in unison with a trio of shamisen players in front of Fuji【Video】

Synchronized blinking drones, Mt. Fuji, and tsugaru-jamisen make for one of the most gorgeous videos we’ve ever seen!<p>If you’ve been reading …

The Most Traditional Pokémon Center in Japan

This week a new Pokémon Center opens in Kyoto. At first glance it looks like any other Pokémon Center that dots Japan, but it’s not. This is the most …

The Internet Has Gone Crazy for This Spaghetti Recipe

And for a really good reason.<p>One of the best things about working at a food website is being so close to our readers. On Facebook, people exclaim "Making this for dinner!" and "Looks so yummy!" — and never hold back from sharing when you think something looks absolutely foul. It's our jobs to bring …

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Ten Legendary Swords from the Ancient World

Swords are not only weapons, but symbols of great power, used over the centuries as offerings, in ceremonies, for coronations, and as precious items …

26 ancient ruins you should visit in your lifetime

Seeing these sites is like stepping back in time and witnessing what life was like in a place that ceased to exist years ago.<p>From the Roman baths in England to the Ajanta caves in India, we found 26 ancient ruins that everyone should visit in their lifetime.

Japan Photos

See photos of Japan (including Tokyo, Mount Fuji, geisha, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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The ultimate comfort food: Make the best-ever homemade ramen in 3 easy steps

Japanese-style noodle bars keep popping up everywhere, serving deliciously slurpable soups that are so much more satisfying than the dried ramen packets of our college days (and offering almost-as-instant gratification). Classic Japanese ramen soups typically follow a specific combination of broth, …

Bok Choy and Kale Fried Rice With Fried Garlic

Fried rice is one of the great one-bowl meals, though this vegetarian version—packed with tender-crisp bok choy and kale and crispy nubs of fried garlic—is so good that you'll probably want to keep it in your repertoire as a side dish, as well. It'd go great with seafood, pork, or chicken.<p>As with …

Pretty in Pink: It's Cherry Blossom Time in Japan

<i>Every town or village has a shrine with cherry blossoms to brag about. This is in Morioka, Iwate.</i><p>Japan's most iconic season is almost here. Cherry blossom time. Clouds of pink petals cover the nation as the flower front moves slowly north. Every village, town and city lets business-as-usual slide …

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29 Photos That Will Awaken Your Inner Explorer

The world is just awesome, and there are some photographers who are lucky enough to live in and travel to these astonishing places. If you can't visit these places yourself, here's the next best thing!<p>1. An ice cave in Iceland<p>Exclusively in Winter (Ice Cave) by Jacky CW on 500px<p>2. Leshan Giant …

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How to Make Authentic Shoyu Ramen at Home

An intensive 3-day-long recipe project to make authentic Japanese-style shoyu ramen at home, from the pork and the stock to the noodles and the toppings<p>Lush pork, toothsome noodles, and a heady broth you can’t stop slurping—it’s no wonder ramen joints are drawing droves of diners, off-duty chefs, …

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