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Forget Tokyo, a stay in Japan’s kominka homes shows another side to the Land of the Rising Sun | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>What’s a kominka then? A hotel? A ryokan? A homestay?</b> That’s an interesting question, because it actually feels like a mix of all three. These are …

Japan

Blue Blazers - How To Wear The Most Versatile Men's Fashion Item

Let's talk timelessness. Right up there at the top of the list, alongside dark-washed denim and a great leather jacket, is the blazer. But have you …

Men's Fashion

Meet the men and women who sculpted enviable physiques in just eight weeks

How to transform your body in just EIGHT weeks: Mother of two, 42, and man, 35, sculpt their dream physiques by following strict three phase diet and …

Fitness

Hong Kong’s youth revolution inspired a movie about a rebel robot fighting an immortal elite

Take two 2,000-year-old figures from ancient Chinese history. Rewrite their story against a psychedelic backdrop inspired by 1960s Hong Kong. And throw in robots. What do you get? According to comic artist Kong Khong-chang, better known as Kongkee, a perfect lens into the problems of Hong Kong—and …

Hong Kong

Fitness Trainer Says Do These 5 Things to Lose Enough Fat to Reveal Your Abs

If you lift your shirt in the morning, and say, "OK abs, I'm ready for you to come out," but they're taking their sweet time, personal trainer Dimitri Peskin from Evolve Training System has some advice. "The three things you'll need to lose enough fat to see your abs are A Method + Consistency + …

Fitness

8 Ways You're Destroying Your Personal Brand Without Even Knowing It

Sure, you might fire off a tweet every now and again, but are you really helping or hurting your personal brand?<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From Amanda Bynes to Charlie Sheen, we've seen countless celebrities who have completely ruined their personal brand …

Public Relations

Omega’s Limited Edition Speedmaster Ultraman Watch Sells Out in Two Hours

The Swiss timepiece was released exclusively on Instagram today.<p>Omega launched its second “#SpeedyTuesday” timepiece exclusively on the brand’s …

Watches

How To Use Python To Automate Almost Anything

Testers of all kinds can benefit from learning approaches to automating daily tasks. In this three-part series, you’ll be walked through a task that …

Python Programming

The Ultimate Muscle-Building Workout Routine For Skinny Guys - Fitness & Workouts

If hitting the gym on the regular isn’t resulting in the swelling silhouette you envisioned, you may not be sending your muscles the right message. Key variables in your training -- sets, reps, weight, rest -- determine the outcome of your efforts, so it’s important to ensure those factors are …

Workouts

How This 3-Minute Breathing Exercise Will Help You Achieve (and Understand) Your Goals

Photo: Mike Smolowe<p><b>We tend to revere professionals and experts because we feel they hold abilities we could never attain ourselves.</b> We sometimes …

Meditation

An unauthorized copy of an investing bible that Wall Streeters pay thousands of dollars for was up for grabs on Kindle for $9.99

One of the most prized books on Wall Street, which usually costs thousands of dollars, was briefly available to the masses for a fraction of the price.<p>An Amazon Kindle copy of "Margin of Safety," written by the billionaire value investor and hedge fund manager Seth Klarman, sold for a few days for …

thousandsofdollars

Five Instagram Marketing Tactics That Build Your Brand And Generate Sales

Along with hunger, fear and love, visual stimulation is deeply embedded in the human experience. Ninety percent of all information is transmitted visually, with the human brain processing an entire image after viewing it for as little as 13 milliseconds. Social media platforms have tapped into this …

Marketing

Ikea’s Newest Product Introduces Hydroponics To Mainstream America

Are grow-your-own salad days ahead?<p>The term “hydroponics” typically conjures up images of illegal marijuana farms in massive warehouses, but Ikea has a more domesticated offer: a handsome little planter that lets you grow lettuce right on your kitchen countertop.<p>Hydroponics is a plant-growing …

Aquaponics

5 Questions You'll Hear at Your Next Job Interview — and Exactly How to Answer Them

Bookmark this now.<p>Look, there’s no way around this: job hunting sucks.<p>It’s stressful, time-consuming, and success hinges on a million different …

Employment

The one thing that blinds you to the best in others

A few years back, a buddy of mine named Harry was dating someone new. Harry was excited because she was pretty and shared the same interests.<p>One day, …

Self-help

5 Expert Tips for Giving the Speech of Your Life

TEDx talk coming up? Something pivotal to your organization's survival? Crucial communications moments require giving more than just a 'speech.' Here's how to do that.<p>11 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s that invitation that involves public speaking that …

Public Speaking

5 Morning Yoga Moves That Will Wake You Up More Than a Cup of Coffee

Stop hitting the snooze button. Do these powerhouse poses instead.<p>Some people hesitate to do yoga because they don’t think they’ll break a sweat. But anyone who’s ever gone to a power Vinyasa or Bikram class or finally mastered the Crow pose knows that the right kind of yoga can make you sweat …

Yoga

Microsoft’s Surface Go tablet has a 10-inch screen and starts at $399

The smaller Surface has returned<p>Microsoft is getting back into the cheaper tablet game today with the new Surface Go, a smaller, less powerful take on the popular Surface Pro device. The Go features a 10-inch screen, integrated kickstand, Windows 10, and a similar design to the Surface Pro, and …

Gear & Gadgets

What I Tell My Friends Who Ask Me What Digital Camera to Buy

All for less than $1,000.<p>I grew up taking pictures and making videos, I went to film school, and I’ve kept on snapping away in the years after …

Cameras

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

Denim Care - Ensure Jeans Last Longer & Look Cooler With Every Wear

Congratulations on your new pair of jeans! Now it’s time to break in those bad boys until they look like they were created just for your body by …

Clothing

This Common Cooking Ingredient Is "Worse Than Sugar," Study Confirms

Navigating the oil aisle at the supermarket can be a headache-inducing task. Between olive, coconut, canola, and vegetable oil, it can be tough to …

Nutrition

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Motivation

I’m a neurosurgeon, and the best morning routine I’ve found only consists of 3 simple steps

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when juggling career and work demands, family time, relationships, and other obligations.<p>If you feel like you’re …

Productivity

1 hour per day doing this mental exercise will exponentially increase your success

<b>“Remember, dreams without goals are just dreams and they ultimately fuel disappointment. Have dreams, but have goals, life goals, yearly goals,</b> …

exponentially

8 Genius Things Hidden on the Amazon Website

Turns out that on top of fast shipping and affordable pricing, if you're willing to spend some time digging through the navigational menu on the …

Shopping

This Is the Most Popular Chicken Thigh Recipe on Pinterest — Popular on Pinterest

As far as I am concerned, chicken thighs are the best part of the chicken. They're so flavorful and easy to cook that it's virtually impossible to …

Cooking

The 1 networking rule 99% of people are afraid to follow, but should

How many times have you found yourself at a networking event, only to feel like you’re at a networking event?<p>I’ll let you in on a little secret: …

Networking

The Best Nature Documentaries on Netflix Will Make You Worldlier

Unfortunately, in Los Angeles, there aren't a lot of green spaces that aren't luxury golf courses, so as odd as this might sound, I often turn to …

Nature

The Youngest Self-Made Billionaire on Earth Is Also the Humblest: He Says Luck Is What Made Him Successful

The 27-year-old entrepreneur cofounded a payments company valued at $9.2 billion.<p>John Collison is the youngest self-made billionaire on Earth.<p>The …

Startups