Trevor H

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Native Americans

Japanese rail workers mourn stationmaster cat Tama at lavish funeral

A Japanese cat which served as the master of a train station for eight years has been mourned by officials at a lavish funeral.<p>The female …

This Graphic Shows You the Many Ways to Make Real Ramen

When you’re talking about ramen, the stuff in the packet has its place, but it’s nothing compared to the real deal—and this graphic shows you how to …

Graphic Design

The Mother of all Bentos--a Japanese meal that's to die for

If you’ve been to Japan, you may have been told about the two most common table etiquette faux pas, both related to funerals and death. If you’re not …

The Wedding Sting

How a police department tried to save a failing Rust Belt town by luring all the local drug dealers to one party<p>There was a drug deal going down that night in rural Michigan. It was September 4, 1990, just after sunset in the town of Owosso, population 16,360. There, about 90 miles northwest of …

Crime

Nothing To See Here, Just Two Japanese Girls Trying To Blow A Cockroach Into Each Other’s Mouths

The above clip was taken from a Japanese variety show called <i>AKBingo!</i>, which — according to Wikipedia — stars a Japanese girl group called AKB48, who “participate in activities that include quizzes, sports and news.”<p>I just thought that putting some context into what transpires would be helpful, as …

Quizzes

Autonomous cars will destroy millions of jobs and reshape the US economy by 2025

Most people—experts included—seem to think that the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades, and that large hurdles exist for widespread adoption. I believe that this is significant underestimation.<p>Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near …

Autonomous Cars

The Genius Ramen Shop Staple That Will Make Your Lunches Better

<i>Every week—often with your help—Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: How to make perfect, Momofuku-style soy sauce eggs—the simple ramen shop staple that will be your new Not Sad Desk Lunch (and last-minute breakfast, dinner, and</i> …