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Three shirts, four pairs of trousers: meet Japan's 'hardcore' minimalists

Fumio Sasaki gave away the majority of his possessions and now lives with just the bare essentials<p>Fumio Sasaki’s one-room Tokyo apartment is so stark friends liken it to an interrogation room. He owns three shirts, four pairs of trousers, four pairs of socks and a meagre scattering of various other …

Minimalism

Guns With History

Need Help With Basic Sketching Techniques? Let These Videos Teach You

We’ve all heard the story of the cocktail napkin sketch that inspired a masterwork. Architecture is all about communicating ideas visually, and there …

Buffalo Sets a New Kind of Snow Record

By this time of year, Buffalo has usually been buried by a big snowfall. But as of Monday, the city has seen no measurable snowfall so far this …

Weather

It's Religion

Trying to learn the cause of the massacre in San Bernardino, I listened to the Sunday talk shows that were all over the lot. Then President Obama appeared that evening and called it an "act of terrorism that was inspired but not directed by members of the Islamic State and Syria.". Neither …

Saudi Arabia

The Great Clutter Challenge: I give minimalism a try

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Four reasons one investor thinks gold could jump this year

For many gold traders, the only story worth following is the one about the Federal Reserve and when it will increase the benchmark interest rate.<p>Not …

Stock Markets

6 Foods Your Body Needs to Shed Fat: A Doctor Explains

Are you doing everything to lose weight but without success? The scale stays the same or keeps climbing upwards? Do you have belly fat? You are not …

Diet for Cancer Prevention

The World Health Organization recently announced that there is new evidence suggesting red meat is linked to the development of colorectal cancer. The main culprit is processed meat, however unprocessed meat was found to be no good either. Processed meat is any meat that has been preserved by …

Nutrition

See the Most Expensive, Extravagant Mansion in L.A.

On a hilltop in Bel Air, a 100,000-square-foot gigamansion is under construction, for no one in particular. The asking price—$500 million—would …

What it takes in the new electric car race: $1 billion, a Tesla veteran, or Bill Gates’ imprimatur

The electric car race is escalating, and if you want credibility, especially if you’re a startup, it seems increasingly helpful if you have at least one of three things—a billion dollars to spend, an investment from Microsoft founder Bill Gates, or one or more employees you poached from Tesla …

Electric Vehicles

Fresh blow for gold investors as price slumps to $1,087 as US Fed looks set to hike interest rates this side of Xmas

The gold price has fallen sharply to $1,089 as the US Federal Reserve looks almost certain to hike interest rates this side of Christmas.<p>Unexpectedly …

Investing