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About time: President Obama thanks Japan for manga, anime, emojis

At a formal half-hour long ambassadorial ceremony yesterday, President Obama thanked the country of Japan for manga, anime, karaoke and emojis.<p>To be fair, there may have been a bit more context than that.<p>Over the course of the full ceremony (which you can watch here), the President mentioned the …

2015 World Legacy Awards

A resort turning trash into fuel. An island racing to be free of fossil fuels by 2020. An innovative nature reserve protecting endemic species and indigenous ways. These are three of the initiatives recognized by the 2015 World Legacy Awards, created byNational Geographic Traveler in partnership …

Here Are All The Crazy Ways Humans Are Changing Nature

A new photo series titled “A Guide to the Flora and Fauna of the World” documents the ways humans are changing the natural world. Shot and edited by Robert Zhao Renhui, whose work explores the ethics and morality of man’s relationship to nature, the images catalogue how animals and organisms evolve …

Wildlife

Viscous-Looking Photos of Models Completely Encased in Honey

Los Angeles-based photographer Blake Little covers the human body in honey and captures the sweet, sticky results. The series is titled <i>Preservation</i>, and it features images of nude or barely-clothed models that are coated from head to toe in the amber-colored liquid. This simple act seems to …

Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2015 "Anime of the Year" Nominees Announced

This year's Tokyo Anime Award Festival will be held at Toho Cinemas Nihonbashi between March 19 and 23. The executive committee yesterday announced …

Anime

Olympus Air is a lens camera that pairs with your smartphone

We knew it was coming, but it's finally here. Not to be outdone by Sony, Olympus revealed last year, during Photokina 2014, that it was working on a lens camera of its own. And now we're starting to learn more about it. Meet the Olympus Air, the company's first attempt at this type of remote …

The Best Spots in the World to Be Naked

<i>By Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Because showing up naked to Wednesday-night volleyball is almost never received as well as you'd hope (even if the hot setter is wearing a "Co-ed Naked Volleyball" tee), here's a guide to the best -- and most welcoming -- places in the world to let it all …

Paleo? Vegan? 36 Super Bowl Snacks to Satisfy *All* Your Guests

Entertaining can be tricky when special diets come into play, but it doesn’t have to be that way. These 36 Super Bowl-worthy recipes work for all kinds of allergies and preferences, from gluten-free to paleo to vegan to vegetarian — and everything in between. The best part, though? Even those folks …

Bill & Melinda Gates: Our bet for 2030

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fifteen years ago, the two of us made a bet.<p>We started our foundation in 2000 with the idea that by backing innovative work in health and education, we could help billions of people improve their lives. The progress we've seen so far is so exciting that we are doubling down on the bet we …

Financial Services

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

9 Ways to FINALLY Lose That Stubborn Belly Fat

Peace out, pooch!<p><i>This article was written by Hallie Levine and provided by our partners at Prevention.</i><p>Belly fat can make your jeans feel extra snug, but really there's something way worse about the stuff: When white fat expands in your abdomen nestling deep among your organs, it sets you up for …

Powerful Painting App ArtRage Arrives on Android

Digital artists may know Ambient Design’s ArtRage painting app for its engaging and somewhat non-traditional Mac and Windows desktop and iOS interface. ArtRage has now been released for the first time on Android, but only for Samsung devices.<p>Currently optimized for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and the …