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A Japanese mobile game about a traveling frog is teaching its fans a philosophical lesson about letting go

The hit Japanese mobile game <i>Travel Frog</i> has conquered mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, touching a chord with many people for whom the idea of “winning” in life seems an impossibility.<p><i>Travel Frog</i>, or <i>Tabi Kaeru</i>, has been topping Apple’s App Store across mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan since …

China

Six of the best rice bowl recipes

From donburi to poké, all these dishes sit on a fluffy bed of Japanese rice that absorbs the flavours of the topping<p>For each recipe, you need 400g Japanese white rice, cooked by the absorption method: rinse the rice until the water runs clear, put in a saucepan with 520ml water, then cover with a …

Soysauce

5 Famous Cooks Share How to Make Vegetables Taste Great

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that Americans are failing bitterly to eat their greens: more than 90% of …

Study reveals how alcohol permanently damages DNA and raises risk of cancer

For several decades we have known that alcohol consumption increases a person's risk of developing several types of cancer, but how this actually …

Alcohol

Adventurers Hike Across the 3,100 Mile Continental Divide Trail Filming One-Second From Each Day

Travel blogger Mac of Halfway Anywhere and his buddies made their way across the 3,100 mile Continental Divide Trail from the Mexico–United States …

Chicken Marinade

Serves: 6 servings<p>Total time: 55 mins<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup extra virgin olive oil<br>• ½ cup balsamic vinegar (or other vinegar)<br>• ¼ cup soy sauce<br>• ¼ cup …

Make This Transformative Ingredient, Add It to Everything

The dish that introduced me to the wonder of brown butter years ago was Suzanne Goin’s Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Spinach from <i>Sunday Suppers at Lucques</i>. Those sweet potatoes, tossed in brown butter, brown sugar, and herbs and then roasted, are otherworldly in their deliciousness. Every time I …

Recipes

This is the easiest way to de-clutter your medicine cabinet

Marie Kondo’s “life-changing” method of tidying up—putting everything through the lens of what brings you joy—is lovely in theory. In practice, and …

7 questions to ask to help make sense of your life

Examining your life story helps you make sense of the past — and plot out a better future.<p>My husband just so happens to be a giant nerd, which is precisely why I married him. By day, he geeks out as an IT systems architect at an engineering firm, and by night, among other things, he geeks out about …

Psychology

MRI advance can detect malignant tumors without need for biopsy

Traditionally when a small tumor is discovered in the kidney an invasive and painful biopsy is needed to ultimately determine if it is malignant or …

Spider web inspired implantable "string" could control diabetes

A team of researchers has developed a revolutionary new method for treating type 1 diabetes. Inspired by a spider's web, the team created an easily …

Satellites Are Being Used to Expose Tightly Held Secrets in the Commodity Trading World

A lump of coal is scooped onto a truck bed in Australia, driven to a port, loaded on a ship, piloted across the ocean to a dock in China, piled into …

Mozilla backpedals after 'Mr. Robot'-Firefox misstep

The privacy-promoting nonprofit says mea culpa after distributing an extension to its Firefox browser that made people worry they'd been hacked.<p>It sounded like a good idea at Mozilla -- promote computer security and privacy awareness using a tie-in with an online game from the popular "Mr. Robot" …