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The 38 Essential Osaka Restaurants

Where to find fancy Japanese steaks, loaded okonomiyaki, chewy udon, and fluffy Dojima roll cake in Japan’s second-largest city<p>Japan’s second-largest city has long been nicknamed “the Nation’s Kitchen,” so it’s natural that its biggest draw is the cooking. Food is in Osaka’s blood — “<i>kuidaore</i>,” …

Japan

8 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Coming to Japan

The more you read, watch videos, and talk to people who have already been to Japan, the more you can familiarize yourself with things that at first …

Japan

Malaysian aviation chief resigns after investigation found someone veered MH370 off course

A day after an investigation report concluded that someone steered Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 — and the 239 people on board — onto a doomed course, the country's civil aviation chief announced his resignation Tuesday over the shortcomings of the country's air traffic control center.<p>The report, …

Airplanes

Eat Like a Prince in Dubai for as Little as $9

Dining in Dubai is like iTunes: Get just the hits and avoid the filler.<p>Restaurateurs are drawn by the relatively easy money: They can recycle …

These Are the Best Meals Under $40 in New York City

The 13th edition of Michelin’s Bib Gourmand guide for New York has been announced. The “cheap eats” version of the famous dining list describes 127 …

Here’s Where the World’s Best Chefs Love to Eat

Leading chefs travel the world in search of excellence they can bring back home. And their social networks are often packed with people holding …

Where Top Chefs Go Out to Eat in Singapore

Singapore is one of most exciting cities in Asia for food, with a culture that embraced Chinese, Malay and Indian influences long before it got …

Israel Is the World’s New Dining Hotspot

Tourism surged to a record last year and is rising even faster in 2018, the nation’s 70th anniversary. Here’s where to eat, with tips from global …

The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

Japan

Indonesia earthquake: 14 dead on tourist island of Lombok

<b>A powerful earthquake has struck a popular tourist destination in Indonesia, killing at least 14 people.</b><p>The 6.4 magnitude quake hit the central island of Lombok just before 07:00 local time (00:00 GMT) on Sunday.<p>The island attracts tourists from around the world due to its beaches and hiking …

Natural Disasters

Behemoth, bully, thief: how the English language is taking over the planet

No language in history has dominated the world quite like English does today. Is there any point in resisting? By Jacob Mikanowski<p>On 16 May, a lawyer named Aaron Schlossberg was in a New York cafe when he heard several members of staff speaking Spanish. He reacted with immediate fury, threatening …

Linguistics

7 Supertall Buildings in the Works Around the Globe

Per the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, there are currently 133 “supertall” skyscrapers with architectural heights over 300 meters, or 984 feet—three-fourths of which were built in the last decade. And plenty more are on the way, with 20 expected to be completed in 2018 alone.<p>Read on …

Skyscrapers

The generation that grew up on Stephen King is taking him back

The author is going through a cinematic renaissance, thanks to directors who grew up as fans.<p>Stephen King is one of mainstream fiction’s great …

Horror

'This is just the beginning': Using DNA and genealogy to crack years-old cold cases

For three decades, authorities in Fort Wayne, Indiana, had the DNA of the man who murdered 8-year-old April Tinsley in April 1988, but could not find him.<p>Police pleaded for leads, and chased them. They brought in FBI profilers, enlisted state and federal agents and went on “America’s Most Wanted.” …

Genealogy

6 Revelations to Remember Before the ‘Attack on Titan’ Season 3 Premiere

It's about to get even more confusing.<p>The finale of <i>Attack on Titan</i> Season 2 might have aired more than a year ago, but we’re finally on the verge of …

Anime

Meet the Black Actor Who Changed Hollywood

The chief of Skull Island draws closer and closer to the camera, an exotic figure in a cape and feathered headdress, his Black face streaked with …

Black History

Clues Point to Occupant of Ancient 'Mystery' Sarcophagus

Science & Innovation<p>A sealed black stone coffin discovered in Egypt has sparked the imagination of the Internet. But who's the likely—or unlikely—owner?<p>Two weeks since its discovery, the sealed black granite sarcophagus uncovered at an Egyptian construction site—a find that has captured the …

Archaeology

One of the Best Places to Eat in Tokyo Is at 7-Eleven

Several years ago I was preparing for a study-abroad trip to Japan when one of the program directors told the group of assembled students that we …

Magical Trip's Bar Hopping Food Tour Overview: What's unique about each tour?

Big thanks to our guests! Magical Trip now rolled out bar hopping food tours in major cities and areas in Japan. For that reason, we sometimes get …

Japan

Japan’s Yummy Pork Cutlets: 3 Places to Enjoy “Tonkatsu” in Stylish Shibuya for Under 1,500 Yen!

Japanese cuisine has a strong reputation for being extraordinarily healthy. Make no mistake, though, Japanese people love their fried dishes! One of …

Arashiyama in Kyoto – A different kind of Paradise - Japan

Arashiyama in Kyoto is a different kind of paradise that needs to be seen to be believed.<p>It’s Kyoto’s most stunning tourist attraction and while it …

Japan

Forget Tokyo, a stay in Japan’s kominka homes shows another side to the Land of the Rising Sun | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>What’s a kominka then? A hotel? A ryokan? A homestay?</b> That’s an interesting question, because it actually feels like a mix of all three. These are …

‘Nothing to worry about. The water is fine’: how Flint poisoned its people

When the people of Flint, Michigan, complained that their tap water smelled bad and made children sick, it took officials 18 months to accept there was a problem. By Anna Clark<p>On a hot day in the summer of 2014, in the Civic Park neighbourhood where Pastor R Sherman McCathern preached in Flint, …

Snorkeling

Young Thai soccer players trapped in flooded cave are in good shape, but getting them out will be a challenge

SINGAPORE — They’re alive and in relatively decent shape, given their ordeal, but many challenges remain for 12 boys and a soccer coach who so far have survived 10 days inside a flooded cave in Thailand and are still a long way from seeing daylight.<p>Divers who braved murky ­water and strong currents …

Thai Navy

Browser maker Opera has filed to go public

Norway-based company Opera Ltd. has filed for an initial public offering in the U.S. According to its F-1 document, the company plans to raise up to $115 million.<p>In 2017, Opera generated $128.9 million in operating revenue, which led to a net income of $6.1 million.<p>While many people are already …

The Muslim Evil-Eye Amulet Discovered in a Jerusalem Parking Lot

A fascinating little amulet found in Jerusalem is a reminder of the long worldwide obsession with warding off the evil eye.<p>Every few months, it …

Thieves emptied the bank account of America's oldest living veteran

<b>(CNN) —</b> Someone has stolen the identity of the oldest living veteran in America and emptied his bank account.<p>The family of 112-year-old Richard Overton said they don't know how a thief got Overton's social security and personal checking account numbers.<p>They discovered the issue Thursday when one of …

Online Life

IT'S OFFICIAL: General Relativity Was Just Tested on Galactic Scales, Proving Einstein Right Again

What a shock!<p>The curvature of empty space caused by an entire galaxy has now been pinned down with unprecedented precision, demonstrating Einstein's …

The Surprising Finds At King Arthur's Legendary Castle

Recent research at Tintagel Castle (in Cornwall, England) has uncovered some fascinating finds. In addition to ceramics from what’s now Turkey (and maybe Cyprus) and glassware from the Iberian peninsula, archeologists from English Heritage working at the site have just uncovered a stone from the …

Archaeology

The Odyssey of the World’s Largest Freshwater Pearl

The Sleeping Lion, the world’s largest freshwater pearl, isn’t round and beautiful, or even particularly pretty. In fact, under the right light, the …