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12 Bulgogi Recipes for When You Can’t Be Bothered to Leave the House

Gone are the days when pizza was the first thing you thought of when ordering takeout. Now your palate is much more accustomed to the flavors of Korean food, whether you’re digging into a big bibimbap bowl or snacking on kimchi. But sometimes you just can’t be bothered to get your shoes on and head …

Hayao Miyazaki: Japan's godfather of animation?

<b>As Oscar-winning film Spirited Away marks its 15th anniversary with a re-release in US cinemas, the BBC's Tessa Wong looks at the impact its director Hayao Miyazaki has had on the world of animation.</b><p>It would be no exaggeration to describe Hayao Miyazaki as the godfather of animation in Japan - some …

Seoul: The Cutting-Edge of Cool in South Korea

South Korea's capital unites red-hot energy with cool-blue breeziness.<p>Are you familiar with the Korean Wave? Are you among the more than one billion(!) people who tune in to watch the Korean drama <i>Descendants of the Sun</i>? Do you swoon whenever Lee Byung-hun appears on the big screen? Do you follow, …

South Korea

Rescue Kittens Take Flight in New Photo Book

The life of a homeless kitten can be tough, but thanks to California photographer Seth Casteel, some special rescue cats were given a chance to have …

How Ghost in the Shell Hopes to Surpass the Anime Despite the Controversy

When the first <i>Ghost in the Shell</i> movie was released in 1995, it was revolutionary, presenting a whole new way of looking at technology, artificial …

I can't stop watching this bird speak perfect Japanese

If you’ve ever heard a parrot in real life, you know how annoying they can be. You’re expecting a fun, talking bird but instead it’s probably just making random noises. But this one can speak fluent Japanese.<p>Abe-chan is a myna bird living in Japan, which are known for perfectly imitating sounds …

Japan

28 Anime To Watch If You’re A Complete Beginner

These are the anime that will get you hooked.

Anime

17 Cheesecake Recipes That Will Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Sure, we get excited over moist and melty skillet cookies and grab ‘n’ go hand pies. We’re also known to bite our bottom lips in that <i>guilty pleasure</i> sort of way whenever we see slices of hot and heavy pound cakes through cafe windows. We’re all human, and we all lose the battle against the ol’ …

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Wiz Khalifa Almost Broke The Record For The Longest-Running Rap Number One Hit

There’s something really exciting about seeing a record being broken in real time, no matter what record it is. People love watching others achieve important feats, and we almost witnessed one in the music industry this past week. <i>Almost</i>.<p>Sadly, or perhaps not, depending on who you ask, “See You …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How Fans Run The Largest U.S. Anime Convention As A Non-Profit

After an all-out four-day weekend in Los Angeles, Anime Expo closed its doors for another year on July 5. Finally, Marc Perez has a few moments to breathe. “The hours are very nice a couple of months out of the year,” the CEO of the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA), says of …

Anime

Cherry Blossoms Bloom in Japan: Pictures

Paparazzi-proof clothing that's embedded with reflective glass

<b>(WIRED) —</b> "Hey Liz, do you have an iPhone? Turn on the flash, and take a picture."<p>The directive comes from Steven Wheeler, a senior designer at online clothing company Betabrand.<p>We're at the company's San Francisco headquarters in a little room in back of their retail front that functions as the …

Kim Jong-un

22 American Foods You've Never Had

<i>By: Adam Lapetina</i><p>Hopefully we're all familiar, by now, with Chicago-style deep-dish pizza. It's supposedly a regional food, but that's a difficult designation to stand by when there's a Pizzeria Uno franchise in about half of the states in the country (and three in Puerto Rico!). It's become an</i> …

The Beagle Is Best in Show: Pictures