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8 Tips That Will Make Your Japan Trip Easier

Traveling to a foreign country can be distressing in many ways: language barriers, geographical unfamiliarity, and trying to spend wisely are just some of the concerns that arise. Even when a destination is popular and well-traversed by tourists, it can still be hard to discover the best tips and …

Japan

How to Say Hello in Japanese

Knowing how to say hello in Japanese is easy to learn and essential before visiting Japan, and could come in handy in other settings closer to home …

Language

Where to Stay in Every Tokyo Neighborhood

The Best Hotels in Tokyo<p>From luxurious towers within Tokyo's most iconic — and frenetic — districts to Japanese-style <i>ryokan</i> rooms in quiet …

Japan

19 cool things to do in Lisbon on a budget

Belatedly. I finally got around to putting together a mini guide of some pretty cool things to do in Lisbon on a budget. I know Lisbon needs no …

European Travel

Tie Your Things with Perfect Knots

In our day to day life, knots plays a vital role. Starting from the shoe lace to camping and fishing, a perfect knot can be an essential requirement. …

Meet the Eagle Scout who works on the megahit videogame Destiny

The real heroes at Bungie, the videogame company behind sci-fi blockbusters <i>Halo</i> and <i>Destiny</i>, don’t wear armor.They’re guys like Matthew Ward, Eagle …

Steven Spielberg

From Pasture to Porches: How Halloween Pumpkins Are Grown

U.S. farmers harvest 500 million pounds of pumpkins a year—but for the most part, these autumnal mainstays don't hit grocery store shelves like most …

NASA is Giving Away Free Space Travel Posters—Here's How to Get One

Your bare apartment walls will thank you.<p>The Studio—a design team that works with NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) to visually explain complex space …

The Best Scouting Apps of 2016

It’s 2016. The smartphone doesn’t detract from the Scouting experience; it enhances it.Where in the past there was a debate over whether smartphone …

Apps

PlayStation Now streaming service available today on Windows PCs

You don’t need a PlayStation to play PlayStation games anymore: Sony’s Playstation Now subscription-based game streaming service is now out for PC, and you an grab the app and start playing some of PlayStation’s best legacy titles immediately if you’ve got a Windows machine.<p>It’ll cost you, of …

Time to learn the name of Ryan Held, Eagle Scout and Olympic swimmer

At the U.S Olympic Swimming Trials in June in Omaha, Neb., nobody was talking about Ryan Held.Even NBC’s colorful analyst Rowdy Gaines, usually prone …

Swimming

Greg Billington, Olympic triathlete and Eagle Scout, found a way to do it all

Swim, bike, run … and earn the highest award in Scouting.All in a life’s work for Greg Billington, an Eagle Scout who will compete in Thursday’s …

Olympic Triathlon

Queen Village Just Got a Cat Cafe

<b>Kristin Eissler</b> had always said she wanted to help animals and own her own business. This Saturday, June 25, her life's dream will be made a reality with the opening of <b>Kawaii Kitty Cafe</b> at 759 South 4th Street.<p>"I used to be a fashion designer, I'd travel to other countries, China and Japan had cat …

This Bento Watch Looks Too Good to Eat

When there's no time to stop for a bite to eat, busy eaters often grab handheld snacks like a cereal bar or a hot dog. These foods are not very …

7 Chicken & Waffles in Singapore - Best Combination Ever!

Chicken & Waffles is EVERYTHING.<p>A typical all-American diner food this is, and one that we always crave for. Somehow, we didn’t have many options in …

12 New Ramen Places In Singapore – Oishii To Lobster, Crab, Truffle, Cheese, Volcano Ramens!

<b>by</b> admin<p>March 13, 2016<b>in</b> Feature - Food Guide, Food - JapaneseNo Comments 8176<p>Ramen is in trend once more in Singapore. New ramen shops are opening …

This Is The Most Expensive City In The World To Live In

Can you guess it?<p>The Economist Intelligence Unit has just released its annual ranking of the world’s 10 most expensive cities. Taking into account …

The United Repositioned States

(xkcd/Randall Munroe)<p>This isn't the a map of the states redrawn to have equal populations or area. Rather, Randall Munroe simply re-arranged the …

These 13 Iconic Foods In Pennsylvania Will Have Your Mouth Watering

Pennsylvania has Polish roots, which endow us with such delicious food as pierogi... yum.<p>Fried just right, which means not flipped-- so that you can …

Sandwiches

Avoid These Vacation-Ruining European Travel Scams

There are a couple of things every savvy traveller already knows to keep in mind when going abroad. Google Earth-ing the address of a sketchy hostel …

11 Japanese Kit Kats To Know (and Love, or Skip)

We'd already eaten two bowls of soba noodles, bought new luggage, picked up souvenir socks, and made three laps around the Narita Airport dining and shopping concourse when I found them.<p>Not that bags of them weren't ubiquitous—but the little food stall hiding behind all the Hello Kitty and anime …

Japan

Alert: Girl Scout Cookies Differ Depending on Where You Live

There are only two bakeries in the United States contracted to make those most delicious of fundraiser foods, the Girl Scout cookie. Each Girl Scout …

12 Facts About Brian Jacques and the Redwall Series

Jam-packed with characters and conflict from the shores of tumultuous Abbey Pond to the mountain fortress of Salamandastron (and filling 22 novels), …

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Philadelphia

It’s home to the Liberty Bell, the Declaration of Independence, and Philly cheesesteaks. But there’s more than that going on in the City of Brotherly …

Adam Savage Interviews The Martian Author Andy Weir

<i>The Martian</i> is the hot science movie of the year. In the film, an astronaut is stranded alone on Mars, and struggles to survive using his scientific …

TestFlight

25 Things You Should Know About Denver

Situated at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, Denver is known for sweeping views and for its wide array of outdoor activities. But before all that …

How to Catch Up on Retirement Savings

NEW YORK -- Americans are still woefully lacking in their retirement savings with only 19 percent who are saving more this year compared to last year.<p>…

Retirement