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Japan's first stealth fighter jet test: 'extremely stable'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Japan joined the exclusive stealth jet club Friday with the successful test flight of its first radar-evading aircraft -- a prototype called the X-2.<p>The test pilot described the flight as "extremely stable," according to manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.<p>The twin-engine jet -- …

This GIF Artist Imagines What Edo Japan Would Look Like If People Had Computers

Even the people of the Japan of old are addicted to their computer devices in this GIF artist’s world.<p>Japanese video artist Atsuki Segawa is back with some more Ukiyo-e 2.0—traditional Japanese woodblock prints transformed into a series of animated gifs.<p>This time around, the serial GIF maker has …

12 cultural faux pas you should avoid making in Munich

Bavaria, progressively conservative and traditionally modern, differs from the rest of Germany so crassly it may as well be its own country.<p>But while it prides itself in its famous "gemütlichkeit," or laid back coziness, a decidedly un-laid back Germanness will rear its head should you make any of …

Sausages

Of Course The Straws At Japanese McDonald’s Were Designed To Work Like A Woman’s Breast

Boobs. They continue to fascinate with their ability to provide life-giving nourishment to tiny humans while maintaining a carnal magnetism that is unexplainable. They’re really just fleshy pockets of tissue that somehow have implanted themselves into our sexual lexicon when their primary purpose …

What It's Like to Fly the $23,000 Singapore Airlines Suites Class

The world's best airline experience, from Singapore to New York.<p>In 2008, Singapore Airlines introduced their Suites Class, the most luxurious class …

Singapore Airlines

16 incredible movie theaters around the world

Today, you can catch a flick while lounging in a hot tub, laying on a private beach, or in a '50s-style drive-in cinema complete with your own convertible car.<p>We've put together a collection of movie theaters around the world that take going to the movies to a whole new level.<p>From a floating cinema …

Apple wants to turn your home into one giant iPhone -- here's how

Last year, Apple announced a technology that will let you control the appliances in your home with Siri.<p>It’s called HomeKit. And if Apple’s plans …

Home Automation

13 Exceptional Examples Of Bunk Beds To Inspire You

1. This floating bunk bed from a home in Water Mill, New York, designed by Bates Masi Architects.<p>2. These bunk beds from a country home in Quebec, …

Architecture

14 things Chicagoans always have to explain to out-of-towners

1. You didn’t take the subway. You rode the El.<p>Dead giveaway that you’re not from around these parts? Bragging about the cool mix tape you picked up …

Off-Season Travel Spots Where You Can Avoid ALL The Tourists

Navigating swarms of tourists is quite possibly the most annoying part of a trip for real-deal travelers.<p>So why not avoid them?<p>This spot-on guide shows prime off-season dates for some of the world's most stellar destinations, so travelers can visit when tourists are most likely absent. And the …

The 20 weirdest French expressions (and how to use them)

<b>1.</b> The French won’t tell you that “you’re going a bit far”…they’ll tell you not to “push grandma in stinging nettle” (<i>Faut pas pousser mémé dans les</i> …

11 things you probably don't know about Vienna

But some things you just can't really learn or fully understand until you're in the city, especially if it's a characteristic that's a tad zanier or a bit different. That is, until now— for Vienna, at least.<p>During our recent trip to Austria's capital, we visited 52 hotel properties, and made …

European Travel

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

Everyone has their dream bucket list of travel destinations, but what about dream hotels?<p>Since summer is right around the corner and we're dreaming about vacations in far off places, we've come up with the ultimate bucket list of hotels to stay in around the world.<p>From private overwater bungalow …

Costa Rica

Living in: Tokyo

Safe and clean – yet rarely dull – Japan’s capital buzzes with energy and can be surprisingly affordable for those willing to adapt.<p>Described by residents as a “mixture of many faces” and a “Disney remake of Blade Runner” thanks to its diverse, trend-setting inhabitants and futuristic backdrop, …

Japan

Red velvet cake recipe

The Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York shares the recipe for its legendary red velvet cake<p><b>SERVES</b><br>10<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the cake</b><br>3 ounces (or 85g) dark chocolate, chopped<br>2 cups (or 400g) granulated sugar<br>4 large eggs<br>1 ½ cups (or 450ml) vegetable oil<br>1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract<br>2 cups (or 220g) plain flour<br>2 ¼ …

Japan's Spectacular Tunnel of Lights

If you happen to be in Japan from now to March 31, 2013, make sure to check out one of Japan's most stunning displays of light called Winter Illuminations at Nabana no Sato, a botanical garden turned light theme park on the island of Nagashima in Kuwana. Opened just yesterday, it's been called one …

Could metro tunnels be transformed into cycle highways? | CNN Travel

Delighting Users Through CSS Animation Techniques, ConveyUX – slides, demos

For those of you who are following me on social networks, you might now that I’m currently in Seattle speaking at ConveyUX about CSS animations and …

Web Design

A Prefab/Modular Home in the Hills of Sonoma County

Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture has their hands in many architectural pots, designing homes all over the place, including a series of …

Casa Quebrada by UNarquitectura

Artful Display of Lines and Japanese Influences: Project 355 Mansfield in California

Project <b>355 Mansfield</b> is a five-bedroom modern residence designed and completed by Amit Apel Design in Los Angeles, California. The house invites …

Noted is a Simple Gesture-Based Note-Taking App for iOS

The Tack Mobile team wanted to create an app with effortless note-taking capabilities. The final product is Noted <b>(Free)</b>, a straightforward, gesture-based note app that derives inspiration from the simplicity of sticky notes.<p>You can find several note-taking apps on iTunes, but Noted tries to keep …

Facebook might launch a Flipboard-like reader app called Paper

Flipboard might soon find itself competing against a reader app owned by a social media juggernaut (read: Facebook), if <i>Re/code's</i> report turns out to be true. According to the website's unnamed source, the social network's been developing a news aggregator called Paper -- and no, it has nothing to …