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serenity in saga: onyado chikurintei inn blends nature + architecture in mifuneyama garden

<b>the serene and extraordinarily exquisite onyado chikurintei inn is set within the lush mifuneyama rakuen garden in the historic japanese prefecture</b> …

Architecture

'This is death to the family': Japan's fertility crisis is creating economic and social woes never seen before

It's midnight in Tokyo and Takehiro Onuki has just left the office, 16 hours after his shift began.<p>Onuki, a 31-year-old salesman, is headed to the train station to catch the 12:24 a.m. train, the last one of the night, back to his home in Yokohama. The train will quickly fill up with other …

Japan

This Is the Most Underrated City in Japan

Photo by mariusz kluzniak/flickr<p>It’s the birthplace of tonkotsu ramen and the home of one of Japan’s craziest festivals.<p>Fukuoka is just a two-hour …

Cherry blossom is so last year – now Japan is going crazy for wisteria tunnels

It is impossible to think of springtime Japan without immediately imagining cherry blossom, but now there’s a new bloom in town - and it’s also rather splendid.<p>In recent years the wisteria tunnels at Kawachi Fuji-en, a botanical garden in Kitakyushu, a city in the south of the country, have started …

Japan

Best Beaches In The World: Maehama Beach, Miyako-Jima Island

Regularly voted Japan’s best beach by travel publications worldwide, it’s hard to be disappointed with the 7 km (4 miles) of sand so white that it …

Internet Of Things Market To Reach $267B By 2020

• B2B spending on IoT technologies, apps and solutions will reach €250B ($267B) by 2020.<br>• By 2020, 50% of IoT spending will be driven by discrete manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and utilities<br>• Spending on IoT applications is predicted to generate €60B ($64.1B) by 2020.<br>• IoT Analytics spending …

Internet of Things

Japan’s Christmas Lights for 2016 (Photo Gallery)

Japan has had Christmas light displays for over a century. The first retailer to add some sparkle to the season was Meidi-Ya, a purveyor of high-end …

What’s so good about the most funded travel bag in Kickstarter’s history?

A mighty $2.2 million has been raised by 9000 backers to bring to life the Nomatic Travel Bag, which has become the most funded travel bag ever on …

Backpacking

See why this video of a Swiss hotel's infinity pool has gone viral with 2 million views in just a week

Talk about making a splash: a swanky five-star retreat in central Switzerland has been inundated with enquiries after a travel bloggers’ video of its stunning, mountain-rimmed infinity pool went viral.<p>At the time of writing, the short clip of the Hotel Villa Honegg in Ennetburgen by Fabi Gama, …

This home for people with Alzheimer's is going viral for its resort-like design

One assisted living center in Ohio is getting loads of attention for its very interesting layout and interior design. In a picture of the facility that's been circulating on the internet, one can see a green turf carpet that’s designed to look like grass, front porches on each room that residents …

MIT Spinoff to Market Breakthrough Batteries by 2017

We’d all love our phones and tablets to have longer staying power, so announcements of new battery technology are often catnip for techheads. …

Top 5 Common Angular JS Mistakes Web Developers are Making

AngularJS is one of the most invincible and profound Javascript frameworks launched by Google in 2009. The main function of this framework is to …

JavaScript

A former employee says Google's smart contact lens is 'slideware' that exists only in PowerPoint presentations

The glucose-sensing smart contact lens that Google first announced in 2014 is still just "slideware" that doesn't exist outside of PowerPoint presentations, according to a former Verily manager who spoke to Stat's Charles Piller as part of a critical look at the company's current endeavors.<p>The …

Contact Lenses

These Japanese-Designed Fishbowls Are Cooler Than Anyplace You’ve Lived

We’ve seen classy feline furniture, architect-built cat shelters, and designer dog houses. Now Japanese designer Haruka Misawa (who worked at …

Feline
Modern Art

JavaScript Promises: Plain and Simple

If you've ever seen anything that looks like this:<p>then you're already one step closer to understanding promises. If you haven't, fear not, we'll be …

A smart new email app for the iPhone

Apple’s aging email app opens the door for another contender<p>Welcome to Mossberg<i>, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Re/code by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at The Verge and Editor at Large of Re/code.</i><p>Once, Apple’s built-in Mail app for iOS was …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Home Decorating

IoT and the development of a circular economy

Few topics receive greater hype in the media today than the Internet of Things (IoT), and still a report produced by McKinsey & Co. last summer argued that the potential impact of IoT technologies might actually be understated. An estimated economic impact of $3.9-11.1 trillion a year by 2025 was …

Inside Finca Vigía, Ernest Hemingway’s Home in Cuba

<i>By Cody Keenan, Assistant to the President and Director of Speechwriting</i><p>Ernest Hemingway is one of my favorite writers.<p>That’s not a particularly …

Vacation Bucket List: The Top 10 Trips of a Lifetime

Your complete guide to the must-have travel experiences across the globe.<p>For those of us suffering from an incurable case of wanderlust, the question is always '<i>where am I going to vacation to next?</i>' If you don't have your travel bucket list already mapped out, luxury travel consortium Virtuoso is …

Study Reveals The Pitch Deck That Will Land You Millions

The DocSend study on pitch decks gathers data from over 200 pitch decks of early stage startups. However, before we dive into the study, and as a …

Venture Capital

Japanese Farm's Ingenious Cake Looks and Tastes Like a Freshly Picked Strawberry

Japan's Fukasaku Farm decided to combine their two specialties in one dessert that looks and tastes like a perfectly plump strawberry. Located about 25 miles from Tokyo in Ibaraki Prefecture, the farm naturally grows a variety of crops and also operates an on-site cake shop. This eatery is famous …

Nakasendo Way, Japan: In the footsteps of the ancients

There is a thud followed by a whispered profanity. Someone has used their head to find one of the low beams of the inn that was opened to cater to travellers on Japan’s Nakasendo Way more than three centuries ago – but clearly did not foresee the height of 21st-century hikers.<p>The only positive that …

Japan

The 50 best beaches in the world

Whether you’re seeking solitude or a party, shallow waters or pounding surf, find the perfect beach in our pick of 50, from Greece to the Galapagos, the Highlands to Hawaii<p>My favourite beach in the world – chosen by readers<p>BEST FOR WOW FACTOR<p>1 Source d’Argent, Seychelles<p>As if a beach like this …

The Smoothest Flan

In this recipe by chef José Andrés, he skips the nostalgia. He cooks the custard longer at relatively low heat so the eggs gently coagulate, producing a silky mouth-feel.<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup plus 1/3 cup sugar<p>2 large eggs<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>1 cup half-and-half<p>1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract<p>Recipe …

Baking

This 10-minute video shows you how to land a plane in an emergency

If you’ve ever imagined a scenario where you’re safely piloting a plane to a runway after something catastrophic happens, this video is for you. If you, like me, would be spending your last few moments curled up in fetal position, not as much.<p>Tim Morgan, a commercial pilot, created a 10 minute …

Prenatal Development

The Real Reason Your Wait At The Doctor's Office Is So Long

I was hugely dismayed to walk into a local doctor's office recently and see the following sign:<p><i>Please be advised that your waiting time could be extensive. If you are unable to continue your wait, please let the receptionist know and she will reschedule your appointment. Thank you for your</i> …

Cronofy, The Calendar API Helping Businesses Keep Customer And Staff Diaries In Sync, Scores $1.6M

Cronofy, the U.K. startup that offers a calendar API to help businesses and their customers synchronise calendars, has raised a $1.6 million seed round led by Firestartr alongside Amsterdam-based venture capital firm henQ.<p>The investment comes post-pivot after the company dropped its rather …

How to watch local live TV on Apple TV with an HDHomeRun + antenna combo

It is possible to legally watch free over the air terrestrial television via the Apple TV. This can easily be accomplished by connecting an HDHomeRun …

Smart TV