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On this day in 1703: the 47 Rōnin avenge their master's death in a legendary tale of samurai honour

When Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, first Lord Redesdale, published <i>Tales of Old Japan</i> in 1871, he introduced English readers to one of Japan’s most loved historical tales: the “Akō incident”, or the tale of the 47 rōnin.<p>The story – which is based in fact – began with Asano Naganori of Akō, a …

Anime

The rare ‘Slurpee Wave’ happened again, witness it in this incredible video

The natural phenomena that has hit the island of Nantucket the past few winters due to freezing cold temperatures has struck again. That’s right, the …

Jedi Meme Trick: The 15 Dankest Jedi And Sith Memes

Saying that you’ve never heard of <i>Star Wars</i> is like saying you’ve never heard of the sun or you’ve never breathed air. The series started back in 1977 …

Forget getting rich - sex and sleep are the real keys to happiness

It’s often said that money doesn’t bring happiness – but researchers may have found the two things that do. A study has found that sex and sleep are the two things that have the strongest association with a person’s wellbeing.<p>The index, developed by researchers Oxford Economics, found that …

Happiness

Science reveals 7 secrets to an amazing relationship

Everybody would love to have an amazing relationship. But most of the advice you get isn't from real experts. Whaddya say we just go ahead and fix …

Self-help

Don’t Quit On Yourself

<b>Life is full of struggle.</b> We’re destined to face pain and have everything blow up in our face. This very idea only became known to me eight weeks …

4 Ways to Stop Obsessing Over Your Limits and Tackle Negative Thinking

We can at times feel overwhelmed by the barriers in front of us. Whether those challenges come from our own faults and oversights, or from the …

How to Unload and Clear Your Handgun: All Safety Rules Apply

I put this article together after seeing numerous videos of knuckeheads doing stupid stuff. Whether you have decades of experience with firearms or …

Self Defense

This Simple Ancient Japanese Technique Can Relieve Stress and Anxiety in Under 10 Minutes

Researchers taught this acupressure technique to nurses and measured their stress levels before and after one month of daily practice.<p>They found that …

Mindfulness

Shared affection is one reason why sex is good for you, study finds

New research helps explain why there is a link between a satisfying sexual life and a person’s well-being.<p>The study, published in <i>Personality and</i> …

Psychology

Depression in the Workplace: How to Help Offset the Staggering Emotional and Financial Costs

The effects of depression in the workplace cost more than you may know, both financially and emotionally. Here's what you can do to make a difference.<p>It's likely that at least one in eight of your employees or co-workers is suffering from depression. Since there remains an unfortunate stigma around …

The Workplace

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Xbox One S

Weird Japanese game show perfectly recreates Street Fighter II

For kids of a certain generation, the joystick combinations for <i>Street Fighter II</i> are hard-wired into memory. It’s an iconic game, with instantly …

Weather

Dear Marvel, You Need To Recast "Doctor Strange" Because This Guy Is Way Better

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Seven reasons why grown ups should play more video games

Often seen as the pastime of friendless teenagers or a guilty pleasure, there are many huge benefits to playing video games<p>Even now, well into the second decade of the 21st century, we tend to view video games as a guilty pleasure. For anyone over the age of 25, they’re often something you sneak …

Is Your Mind Controlling You? How to Get Rid Of Bad Thoughts And Stay Present

Your thoughts are on the front line when it comes to your life. They are the foundation for everything. At the most fundamental level, a positive …

How "Friends" Gave Me Unrealistic Expectations Of Friendship

The One Where I Learned Real Friends Don't Have to Live Across the Hall.<p><b>Last week, my friend Laura Jane said she loved me.</b> We were parting after an evening spent celebrating her birthday at the theatre, the first time we had been able to meet up in over a year. One of my favourite things about …

How a Vegan Diet Affects Your Body’s Ability to Heal Itself

On September 19, 2008, just before midnight, two pilots attempted to abort their takeoff from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport in South Carolina. …

Nutrition

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Nintendo Switch

Why the Food in ‘Final Fantasy XV’ Is So Damn Realistic

Well, some recipes take a long time to cook.<p>The world of Final Fantasy XV is rich with food, and it is goddamn gorgeous.<p>I've put in around 24 hours of playtime into <i>Final Fantasy XV</i> since its release. I can tell you that the story centers on young Prince Noctis and his three best friends/bodyguards …

How to Make Sauerkraut and Become God of Your Own Microbial Universe

Unlike many of my colleagues, I don't have a single pet. I have <i>billions</i> of them. I'm not joking. I provide for them by feeding them and giving them a comfortable home where they can thrive. As with most pets, I have to put up with their incessant and uninhibited eruptions of gas, but it's more than …

Becoming Antifragile: Beyond "Sissy" Resilience | The Art of Manliness

What’s the opposite of a person or organization that’s fragile?<p>If you ask most people this question, they’ll likely say “robust” or “resilient.” But …

Earthquakes shake Sonoma County, Mammoth Lakes and Central Coast

Several earthquakes hit various parts of California in the last 12 hours, including a swarm of minor temblors in the Mammoth Lakes area and a 5.0 magnitude quake in Sonoma County.<p>Mammoth Lakes, which has a history of seismic activity, recorded a 3.9 magnitude temblor Tuesday night that was followed …

Natural Disasters

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’s Chinese posters are stunning and inspired by ancient paintings

While Western posters for <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find</i> <i>Them</i> inevitably focused on its A-list cast, China’s showcased its beasts and quite …

Annual Krampus Run In Austria Ahead of Christmas: Pictures

Art

The Surprising Health Benefits of Cheese

Cheese lovers everywhere cheer.<p>It’s easy to lump in cheese with cake, bread, and other waistline offenders. Not so fast, though: Although some dairy products might pack on pounds, many cheeses are actually good for you in moderation, as part of a balanced diet. (Read: This isn’t permission to eat a …

Photographer's haunting deep-sea images reveal rare, odd creatures

Just when you thought you'd seen all the weird creatures of this good Earth, somebody like Solvin Zankl dives down deep into the Atlantic Ocean and stuns you again.<p>Zankl, a marine biologist and photographer, took the above images in the deep waters off Cape Verde in the North Atlantic …

Trial to extend life of dogs shows 'significant improvements' in heart health, say scientists

A trial to see if it was possible to extend the lifespan of pet dogs has shown significant improvements in heart health.<p>Evolutionary geneticists at the University of Washington in the US, have been conducting phase 1 trials to see if the anti-rejection medicine rapamycin could ward off death.<p>The …

Biomedicine

Prisoner Workout: Bodyweight Workouts | The Art of Manliness

Besides a few brief stints of freedom, notorious British criminal and troublemaker Charles Salvador (better known as Charles Bronson) has been …