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A Tourist’s View of Tokyo: Sunday in Asakusa

On one of my days in Tokyo, I decided to visit the Asakusa Sensō-ji temple and the more traditional side of Tokyo. I had a wonderful time in the …

Japan

Alexa Chung’s Guide To Tokyo

Like any seasoned traveller, Alexa Chung took on Tokyo with a list of districts to explore and hot spots to tick off. She even took <i>Vogue</i> along for …

Japan

JR Rail Review: Shinkansen Hikari First Class (Tokyo – Kyoto)

After a couple of days in Tokyo, we headed to Kyoto to get a more traditional and touristy taste of Japan. There are three trains from Tokyo to Kyoto …

Japan

Outdoor flooring: the pros and cons of popular materials

If you plan to use your garden for more than just sunbathing, you will definitely need hardy outdoor floors in place, but do you know which material …

Home Improvement

Solid Surface Countertops an Easy Care Kitchen Option

When it comes to kitchen countertops, natural materials might be the most popular option, but they are certainly not always the most affordable. …

How Capicola Became Gabagool: The Italian New Jersey Accent, Explained

Mulberry Street, where New York’s “Little Italy” is centered, c. 1909. (Photo: Library of Congress)<p>“Don’t eat gabagool, Grandma,” says Meadow Soprano …

Artist deforms faces into bizarre new shapes using 3D software

Lee Griggs has plans for your face.<p>The artist, who specializes in the 3D software Arnold for Maya, created a series called Deformations in which he …

Enhanced IKEA: Making Mass-Produced Furniture Unique

Legs, handles, fronts and tops – it is the details that make or break a furniture design (no matter how good of a deal you got on the …

Trent Reznor's How to Destroy Angels Plays Light Like an Instrument

Rob Sheridan, the art director for Trent Reznor’s side project How To Destroy Angels, is up on stage, but he has no instrument. More accurately, he …

AD OF THE DAY: This Ad Is Actually A Test of Your Literacy

The campaign imitates other ads for a wide variety of products, posing as advertising for films, makeup, cars, and bikinis. Only a literate viewer (with an attention span) will notice the true message of the ads, which is that more than 3 million illiterate people in France won't be able to read …

Swimwear

Mind-Blowing Smeared Sky Photography by Matt Molloy

Canada-based photographer Matt Molloy brings sky photography to a new level. By stacking hundreds of separate sky shots he is able to achieve an …

Photography

Grammarly

This is my son. He speaks Greek.

In 1957, at 18 years of age, future billionaire and founder of CNN, Ted Turner, informed his father that he would be majoring in Classics after being …

A day in the life of Hunter S. Thompson. (Our favorite part begins at 6am.)

We sift through the world’s major marketplaces, finding the most distinctive merchandise for men. Vintage timepieces, clothing, and classic cars. …