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How to access Mac’s hidden photo-editing app

Whether you know it or not, if you own a Mac, you also own a surprisingly powerful editing tool—and it’s hiding in plain site.<p>Not everyone needs …

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7 Quirky and Cool Places To Stay In Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is one of the largest cities in all the world, filled with incredible gardens, soaring skyscrapers and enough karaoke bars to make even the …

Japan

28 books to read in 2017

We're only in the first month of the new year, but this much is already clear: There are a lot of good books coming our way. From nonfiction that …

12 spots to frequent in Tokyo if you want to be a true local

Saying Tokyo is overwhelming to visit is a gross understatement. Searching for a decent happy place to unwind or simply enjoy a lazy afternoon can …

24 Books Becoming Movies this Year

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books—fiction and nonfiction—into films. If you want to prepare yourself for these literary movies, look no further: We've compiled a …

Electric bikes compared: How to buy the best e-bike

Shopping for an electric bike but confused by the different styles? Our guide to the best e-bikes around helps break it down for you.<p>Even the humble bicycle hasn't escaped the clutches of modern technology. A whole herd of new e-bikes with electric motors are taking to our cities' streets. Adding a …

Electric Vehicles

The essential tricks and tips that all PlayStation 4 owners need to know

Just bought yourself a PS4? Or have you owned one since launch? Either way, you might not be aware of all the settings and hidden features tucked …

The Japanese Gift Wrapping Method of Pleating Is Extraordinarily Beautiful

No, this is not the Japanese gift wrap method that went totally viral — it's something new and different. This woman uses a Japanese technique that …

Crafting

Introduction to Ancient Greek History: A Free Online Course from Yale

Taught by Yale professor Donald Kagan, this introductory course in Greek history traces "the development of Greek civilization as manifested in …

The 10 best books of 2016

From novels spanning centuries to a history of existentialism, Jane Ciabattari chooses the best titles the year had to offer.

Books

Students' catchy long division song will be stuck in your head all day

"Divide, multiple and subtract. Bring it on down and bring it on back!"<p>Those are the words to a foot-tapping song 4th grade students made up to guide …

Teaching

7 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels Ready for the Stage

With news coming late in November that Lin-Manuel Miranda – of “Hamilton” and just-being-generally-awesome fame – was coming on board to produce and …

Stay Out of the Cold, Curl Up with December's Best Scifi and Fantasy Books Instead

It’s practically winter. Why go outside and trudge through the bitter cold when you can stay in and read? This guide to December’s most exciting book …

7 Amazing Places in Japan They Don't Show in Guidebooks

What to do when you've conquered the Fushimi Inari Shrine (and all the other shrines in the area), ran through Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, blazed …

Legography: Incredible Toy Photography by Sofiane Samlal

<b>Sofiane Samlal</b> aka Samsofy is a talented photographer and artist, who was born in 1981 in Dole and currently lives and works in Lyon, France. Sofiane …

Photography

Is There Anything More Beautiful Than Tokyo’s First November Snowfall Since 1962?

You may have been eating turkey and arguing with family members (sorry, hope you’re okay) last week, but the people of Tokyo were doing something a little different (although there were still probably arguments): They were celebrating the first snowfall of 2016 and Tokyo’s <i>first</i> November snowfall …

Japan

5 Historical Novels That Fantasy Fans Will Probably Love

The Romans occupied Britain for centuries, and now they’ve abandoned the land and its people to fend for themselves. While marauding Saxons, Irish …

Ancient History

Best Time of the Year to Visit Tokyo – The 2018 Guide

Updated: December 31, 2017<p>Helpful and Recommended<p>When’s the best time to visit Tokyo?<p>When To Visit Tokyo – Summary<p><b>The best time to visit Tokyo is</b> …

The Difference Between Streets, Boulevards, Avenues, and Other Roads

As you drive around a city, you’ll see streets, avenues, lanes, courts, parkways, and more types of roads than you can count. Turns out, those naming …

Japan Trivia | Interesting facts about Japan

● There are about 220 subway stations in the Tokyo metropolitan area alone. This number excludes the number of JR (Japan Railways) stations.<p>● At the …

The 23 Carry-on Must-haves a T+L Editor Always Takes With Him. Every Time. No Matter Where.

I sleep on planes. Or try to. Sometimes, though, I need a little help. In my experience, nothing works better than an old-fashioned eye mask and foam …

Handy

15 of the world’s most beautiful train stations

This global survey of transit hubs will make you regret your next flight<p>Travelers coping with increased delays and security lines and downright bad airport design often wish for a return to the golden age of air travel, when luxurious service, spacious cabins, and a more carefree attitude were the …

Trains

5 Apps That Are Perfect for iPad Pro

The Apple Pencil opens the iPad Pro up to a whole new world of possibilities. Lots of developers are working to utilize the extra functionality by providing a wider range of possibilities within their apps. Especially if you’re one of the brave souls replacing your Macbook with an iPad Pro, these …

Apps

Here's the credit rating for every country in the world, courtesy of Moody's

Here's the current long-term credit rating of every nation covered by Moody's Investor Services.<p>It even includes which ratings are on positive watch, laying the foundation for a potential upgrade, and those on negative watch, signaling a potential downgrade in the period ahead.<p>Investment grade debt …

Economy

Angry Gamers Start Petition Against LG OLED TVs

<i>[Update: LG has just announced that it is going to introduce a firmware update that will improve HDR game lag on its TVs. Details here. The original story continues below.]</i><p>With the Xbox One S, PS4 and hot-off-the-press PS4 Pro all now merrily outputting games in high dynamic range, you’d think the …

Televisions

PS4, Xbox One Getting Dungeons & Dragons RPG Sword Coast Legends

Dungeons & Dragons RPG Sword Coast Legends won't be exclusive to PC for much longer. Developers n-Space and Digital Extremes have announced that the game is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It arrives on consoles this spring, offering an "all-new way" to play, the studios said.<p>The console …

21 awesomely geeky laptop stickers

Star Trek

Use your wits! Can you solve these fiendishly difficult puzzles?

Isn’t it time we learned to reconnect with the idea of problem-solving for fun? After all, argues Alex Bellos, the best puzzles are pieces of poetry. In an exclusive extract from his new book, he selects some of his favourites See the answers here<p>For those of us whose school memories include …

Puzzles

Japan's new license plate might be the best ever made

It draws inspiration from the legendary Japanese artist Hokusai.<p>In Japan, license plates for cars are all the same. That's not the case with scooters, though, where art can run wild. The newest plate for Tokyo's Sumida ward might be one of the prettiest ever put together.<p>Sumida's new scooter plate …

Japan