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The Art of Japanese Beauty Through the Ages

Japanese beauty, as portrayed through media like fine art, manga, anime and film have evolved and changed, adapting to trends and tastes of the time. …

9 Apps for Learning Japanese, the Soft Powerhouse

<i>By Jack Flanagan</i><p>There are plenty of reasons to learn Japanese. For one, the Japanese are Kings of "Soft Power", or cultural influence. The internet, videogames and children's cartoons are heavily influenced by the cute, cuddly touch of Japanese heritage. While some of this reaches us, it is only …

Fuji Shibazakura Festival


Five insights challenging science's unshakable 'truths'

<b>1 | Lifestyle can change genes</b><p>We have come to think that if something is "in our genes", it is our inevitable destiny. However, this is a gross oversimplification. We have each inherited a particular set of genes, but the outcome of that inheritance is not fixed. Our environment, diet and …