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Best cheap Michelin-star meals in Tokyo

Tokyo is the best food city in the world; in fact, it has the most number of Michelin-starred restaurants in the world. As of 2017, the city racked …

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Information Security

Best udon in Tokyo

The go-to meal for many a Tokyoite on a limited budget, udon may not have the historical prestige of soba or ramen in the capital, but this thick and …

Japan

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

Sustainable consumption and production

• Implement the 10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production, all countries taking action, with developed countries taking …

Tokyo summer festivals

Goodbye rainy season, hello summer heat: the serious scorch is just around the corner in Tokyo, which means it's also time for yukatas, fireworks and …

Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners

Your diet soda might just be worse than a regular one.<p>There are a lot of myths about artificial sweeteners. The main one is that they’re actually better for you than regular sugar. Low-calorie sweeteners have been around for decades now, and we’re finally at a point where we’ve studied them enough …

Diabetes

5 Methods For Grilling Fish That Will Earn You the Title "Grill Master of Summer"

From hot dogs to halloumi and wild leeks to watermelon, just about every provision can be made more delicious on the grill. My recent obsession is fish; a short trip to the grill takes its delicate flavor profile for a wild ride, imparting a char and an intoxicatingly smoky aroma that can't be …

Seafood

‘My face started peeling,’ teen says after touching toxic plant now spreading in NC

A poisonous eastern European weed recently found growing in North Carolina and Virginia is being blamed for putting a Virginia teen in the hospital …

HIV vaccine on horizon as jab triggers immunity in humans and stops monkeys being infected

A vaccine against HIV is on the horizon after scientists showed a new drug triggered a protective immune response in humans and stopped two thirds of monkeys becoming infected.<p>In the 35 years since the HIV epidemic began, just four vaccines have been tested on humans, with the best only lowering …

Public Health

Want an Easy Way to Fight Pollution? Stop Using Plastic Straws

Considering Americans use 500 million drinking straws every day, this small change can have a big impact.<p>We're always trying to eat a little …

Intermittent fasting can help you lose weight. But can it make you live longer?

What you should know before you try it.<p>Google ‘intermittent fasting’ and you’ll see a slew of advice, tips, and secrets on the best ways to integrate this supposedly foolproof health trend into your daily life. But the more you dig into the research on this nutritional plan, the more absurdly …

At the World Bodypainting Festival, the Human Body Is a Canvas

TravelArticle<p>Body painting has been a medium of expression since the early days of humans and is increasingly being recognized as a fine art form worldwide.<p>In the late 1990s, Austrian Alex Barendregt stumbled across 1970s-era fashion photographs of German model Veruschka covered head-to-toe in body …

National park images that make you go 'wow'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The first time Rob Decker visited a national park, he was 6.<p>Yosemite National Park, with its towering sequoias, crystalline lakes and rugged Sierra Nevada mountains, already held both historical and personal significance for Decker: His grandparents had honeymooned there 40 years …

Koko The Gorilla Dies; Redrew The Lines Of Animal-Human Communication

"The Gorilla Foundation is sad to announce the passing of our beloved Koko," the research center says, informing the world about the death of a gorilla who fascinated and elated millions of people with her facility for language.<p>Koko, who was 46, died in her sleep Tuesday morning, the Gorilla …

Robin Williams

Antarctic ice loss has tripled in a decade. If that continues, we are in serious trouble.

Antarctica’s ice sheet is melting at a rapidly increasing rate, now pouring more than 200 billion tons of ice into the ocean annually and raising sea levels a half-millimeter every year, a team of 80 scientists reported Wednesday.<p>The melt rate has tripled in the past decade, the study concluded. If …

Trump Kim summit: Who are North Korea's running bodyguards?

<b>The world once again got a glimpse of Kim Jong-un's suited running bodyguards as they escorted his motorcade in Singapore. But they're more than just a piece of spectacle, because when it comes to the leader's security, North Korea leaves absolutely nothing to chance. Analyst Michael Madden</b> …

North Korea

Celebrate World Ocean's Day with these gorgeous photos of the sea

Darlin' its better down where it's wetter.<p>Briny… thunderous… vast. Standing on the edge of an ocean, feet curled into the damp sand, one can’t help but feel small—whether the ocean in question is the Pacific along Oregon’s coast, where only the foolhardy dares a dip in the chilly waters sans …

Dolphins exhibit human-like trait

MALE bottlenose dolphins use “names” to recognise friends and foes within their social network, researchers have observed.<p>Scientists from the …

How to Ripen Avocados When They're Too Hard

By Alex Delany<p>You've been there: It's the morning before you need to use an avocado and it's solid as a rock. Don't panic. There's still hope.<p>Avocados seem to be working against us. When a BLT (or an ABLT, as it were) calls for slices of the green stuff, or some tortilla chips are asking for a …

Breakfast

Virgin Galactic's most recent test flight looks totally sci-fi in new video

Virgin Galactic has done it again.<p>The Richard Branson-founded spaceflight company just lofted and landed the second powered test flight of its …

10 of the best pizzerias in Naples

While the world pizza-making championships being held at the Napoli Pizza Village festival this week (1-10 June) will see the finest <i>pizzaioli</i> from across the city compete for the 2018 title, Neapolitans will attest there are pizzerias in every neighbourhood worthy of an accolade. There are more …

Italy

Sharing Classroom Data with Sheets

There are some really interesting ways that classroom teachers can use Google Forms, Sheets, Slides, and Sites to share information. The best way to …

How to find things online even Google doesn't know

Research like an expert.<p>The internet is a big place overflowing with information—which makes it a great place to do research. However, as good as your Google skills might be, even the most well-known search engine doesn't always cut it. Sometimes, you just don't get the results you want—or any …

Thousands of low-lying islands may become 'uninhabitable' within decades as seas rise

This isn't the sort of beachfront property you'd want to own.<p>By the mid-21st century, many low-lying atoll islands around the world could become "uninhabitable" due to projected sea-level rise from human-caused climate change, according to a new study published Wednesday.<p>The rising seas would lead …

Climate Change

How to start a zero waste lifestyle

<i>This post is part of Mashable's</i> <i>Spring Cleaning Week</i><i>. Just a little something to distract you from the eternal dread of constantly wiping all those</i> …

Breakthrough injection could help you shed 14 pounds a month

British scientists have developed a hormone injection that could help people lose 14 pounds in just four weeks.<p>The jab mimics the effects of a …

Osteoporosis drug may help treat male-pattern baldness

A drug designed to treat osteoporosis may help treat hair loss and it's being considered a possible breakthrough for bald people.<p>Currently, Rogaine …

10 surprising facts about chimpanzees

Chimpanzees are our closest relatives in the animal kingdom, genetically speaking. We share between 95 and 98 percent of DNA with them. Like us, they …

Stephen Hawking was looking for alien life when he died. That search just got a big boost

Before his death in March, famed physicist Stephen Hawking announced a $100 million project to find intelligent life among the stars. Now that push will redouble thanks to new technology that lets astronomers scan the galaxy like never before.<p>On Monday, the Breakthrough Listen project announced the …

Stephen Hawking