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America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks

I Wouldn't Mind Dropping the Soap in This Prison

A new visual of the anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto’s <i>Prison School</i> (<i>Kangoku Gakuen</i>) manga has been featured as a poster in the September issue of …

Manga

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks

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How to Say “I Love You” in Japanese – Japan Info

“Love is a many splendored thing”, as the popular old song goes. There are so many definitions of love. I bet you know more than three. I consider it …

Relationships

My Little Sister Can't Be This...

Oreimo, otherwise known as "My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute," is a popular light novel that was made into an anime. ...

Yurie

Since You Were Gone

Vienna

Field of Dreams

S. Korea has 4th highest smartphone penetration: data

SEOUL, July 8 (Yonhap) -- Nearly 4 in 5 people in South Korea own a smartphone, making it the country with the fourth-highest smartphone penetration …

Tesla's next big frontier could be South Korea

The Palo Alto-based electric car maker believes it can sell 500,000 cars a year by 2020.<p>That's roughly 10-times the sales volume the company is expected to achieve this year.<p>Which means that if Tesla has any hopes of reaching that lofty goal, not only will the company have to bolster its domestic …

Tesla

Japan’s new space satellite has captured the most beautiful images of Earth

It’s always neat to look at pictures of Earth from space but Japan’s Himawari-8 weather satellite has just outdone every beautiful set of Earth …

New York Times

Japan Gets This Cool Toyota 86 Yellow Limited Edition

Toyota has announced the “Yellow Limited” special package for the 86 sports car, but unfortunately it is only available in Japan. <br>As the name …

Free Wi-Fi Reaches Peak in Japan: Mount Fuji

By<p>Alexander Martin<p>Alexander Martin<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@AlexktMartin<p>Google+<p>alexander.martin@wsj.com<p>Free Wi-Fi has reached a peak in Japan, the nation’s highest peak in fact.<p>Overseas tourists conquering the summit of Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain at 3,776 meters, can now use mobile …

Japan

How to Eat Like a Local in Japan

People think Japan is all about the sushi and ramen, but there’s more that goes into the way the country eats and plans meals.<p>Ramen is one of Japan’s …

Japan

A Tale of Two Top Tens: Japan and U.S. Make, Buy Very Different Vehicles

About the size of California, a state that saw new-car sales of around 1.8 million last year, Japan is a car-hungry culture, consuming more than 5.5 million new vehicles over the same period. In other words, Japan fits three times as many new cars in its Golden State-size borders as the Golden …

Report: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ due to be announced on August 12, released August 21

By now we’ve heard multiple rumors and reports on Samsung’s next generation phablet. In today’s latest report from <i>SamMobile</i>, the publication claims that it knows when the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ will be unveiled and released to the public. Citing its “insiders”, the report states that …

Google announces a Bluetooth beacon platform to compete with Apple’s iBeacons

Google today announced a new beacon technology called Eddystone along with APIs that together it hopes will make it easier for Android and iOS-powered devices and beacons in close proximity to communicate with one another. Unlike iBeacon, Apple’s take on the Bluetooth-based protocol, Eddystone is …

Google Drive now lets you prevent others from downloading, printing and copying shared files

Google wants to help keep your files a little more secure thanks to new Information Rights Management tools in Drive.<p>Simply put, you can now disable the ability to download, print, or copy a file through the advanced sharing menu. Developers can also implement the functionality in their apps with …

Television Academy replaces DVDs with Chromecasts for Emmy voting

Emmy voters won't have to worry about keeping up with the remote for their DVD players for much longer. The Television Academy is teaming up with Google to replace the truckload of physical media sent out each year by giving each eligible member a Chromecast. "The initiative represents the latest …

Here's how to instantly figure out when your air quality is getting dangerously bad

A Fitbit can tell you if you're getting enough steps during the day. But it can't warn you when the smog outside is so heavy that those steps might do more harm than good.<p>The Tzoa tracker, a small wearable device that can be attached to clothing and bags, wants to be the personal health you never …

Pollution

Samsung could unveil Galaxy S6 Edge+ in August

The S6 Edge+ would be a larger-screened version of the regular S6 Edge as Samsung battles to regain lost market share and sales.<p>August could be a busy month for Samsung based on the latest rumors over new smartphones.<p>The Korean mobile phone maker will announce and launch both its Galaxy S6 Edge+ …

Electronics Industry

10 Best Airlines for In-Flight Entertainment

While more flyers tote along their own iPads, Kindles, and smartphones with each passing year, plenty of passengers rely on the airline for entertainment. With innovative seatback screens and nearly endless programming options, airlines seek to differentiate themselves from the competition (at …

TV shows

10 iconic American foods and the places that made them famous

1. Philly cheesesteak — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania<p>What’s not to love about a long roll filled with diced steak and onions and topped with cheese? The …

Key Largo

Skyscanner Makes A Play for Japan With Yahoo Japan Joint Venture

Looking to expand in Japan, the world’s third largest travel market, flight-search engine Skyscanner and Yahoo Japan announced a joint venture, and …

Japan

The one restaurant you need to eat at in Florence, where the steaks are as big as your face and you can drink endless wine without going broke

A friend recommended I go to a restaurant in Florence called Il Latini. It's a short walk from Ponte Vecchio and the hotel where I was staying. Buried on a little side street, it'd normally be easy to miss the restaurant.<p>But as we approached the spot at 7 PM, a half hour before the restaurant …

Homemade

Surprising Countries Where Solar and Wind Are Booming

Renewable energy is taking off in both wealthy and developing economies.<p>Top five countries in net electricity generation from solar and wind<p>2005-2012, in billion kilowatt hours<p>SWIPE FOR MORE<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p>5<p>United States<p>China<p>Germany<p>Spain<p>Italy<p>Top five countries in percentage of electricity generation from solar …