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Canadian YouTuber explains why she quit working on Japanese TV

Prominent “J-YouTuber” tells of her bitter experiences working with Japanese TV.<p>Many foreigners living in Japan would love to become famous on …

Boren Awards Webinars

The Boren Awards team will be hosting several webinars throughout the 2019 application season. These include general information sessions, in-depth …

Webinars

RuPaul just gave the most politically pragmatic endorsement of Hillary Clinton

RuPaul, the host of the now-Emmy-nominated <i>RuPaul’s Drag Race</i>, apparently has a few thoughts about the presidential election. And they amount to one of the strongest — certainly one of the most colorful — endorsements of Hillary Clinton so far this year.<p>Asked about his feelings on Democrats and …

Hillary Clinton

The Fashion Trend That Will Make You Question Your Sexuality

July 25, 2016<p>A peculiar phenomenon has gripped the social, aesthetic, and political fabric of a culture not known for its sexual openness and gender …

Social Media

Japanese Denim Documentary Shows How the World’s Best Denim Is Made

Although the word “denim” originated from a French material and jeans were born in America, it’s in Japan where you’ll find the world’s best denim …

Avocado Recipes: Stuffed Baked Avocados Are So Simple and Yet So Good - Great Ideas : People.com

<b>Stuffed Breakfast Avocados</b><p>4 avocados<br>5 oz. smoked salmon, cut into thin strips<br>16 baby spinach leaves<br>8 eggs<br>Kosher salt, to taste<br>Freshly cracked black …

Where to Shop for the Best T-Shirts in New York

A good T-shirt is a non-negotiable essential in any wardrobe. And now that they're coming out from under sweaters and heavy winter coats, it makes sense that you're thinking about refreshing your personal selection of the staple item. Finding a favorite tee can be tricky, so we've mapped out where …

Clothing

Want to intern at a Wall Street bank? Here's the first thing they'll look for on your résumé

In 2015, Goldman Sachs had 59,000 applicants for roughly 2,900 summer intern positions.<p>So if you're going to drop your résumé in a stack with thousands of others, you want it to look good.<p>We spoke with a former analyst at a bulge-bracket bank who has been through the process both as an applicant …

Conan O’Brien Landed In South Korea And Got A Mind-Blowing Welcome

The late-night host looked briefly taken aback after a swarm of fans greeted him Sunday.<p>Conan O'Brien knows how to make an entrance.<p>The late-night host received a rock star's welcome when he touched down in South Korea's capital on Sunday, with video showing a deafening crowd accosting him with …

Sanders challenge drains Clinton machine

The Clinton fundraising juggernaut is beginning to show signs of strain in the face of an escalating challenge from Bernie Sanders.<p>Hillary Clinton's campaign boosted spending 28 percent last quarter from the one before, blowing through $33.1 million, to Sanders' $32.3 million. Both Democrats …

Japanese schoolgirls' hemlines are still up, but socklines are way down

Breaking fashion news: Japanese high school girls’ sock-lines are sinking!<p><b>Japanese schoolgirls, known in their homeland as joshi kosei, or just JK,</b> …

Now that the holidays are underway, 8 places where you can celebrate in Southern California

If you think Thanksgiving was tough to plan, Friday may present a bigger challenge.<p>You have Black Friday shopping and sales, and #optoutside activities to consider. And it's the official kickoff to the Christmas/Hanukkah season too.<p>Holiday lights, ice-skating rinks, real reindeer and a 1,300-pound …

State Admits Road Construction Is Often Just a Waste of Your Time

Caltrans, criticized in the past for failing to acknowledge it, recently admitted in a policy paper that "adding capacity to roadways fails to …

Urban Design

New York Giant Victor Cruz Puts His Japanese Denim Obsession Into Play

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is best known for his skills on the football field (and his signature victory salsa dance), but it’s his off-duty style—which runs the gamut of high-end designers such as Givenchy to streetwear brands—that caught the eye of 3x1 denim impresario Scott …

Victor Cruz

The Best Japanese Denim Labels Every Jeans Collector Needs to Know

Even your most denim-obsessed friends—the ones who worship at the altar of selvedge and own three pairs of Orange Tab Levi’s—probably won’t know all the designers featured in this story. Japanese denim labels are in a league of their own, managing to be simultaneously under the radar and cutting …

This free Google Chrome extension provides one of the most essential parts of learning a new language

The extension translates portions of whatever you're reading into the language you're trying to learn.Flickr / Ed YourdonScience suggests that the best way to learn a new language — especially as an adult — is through immersion.<p>For example, you might spend an extended period of time in a foreign …

2017 Mercedes-AMG S63 Cabriolet Detailed In New Video

Mercedes-Benz has finally unveiled its new S-Class Cabriolet, the open-top version of the S-Class Coupe that went on sale last year as the …

Cabriolets

The best thing about the new $329 OnePlus 2 is its hubris

OnePlus, a rising smartphone star in China, released a new, top-of-the-line product this morning. It’s a smartphone called the OnePlus 2—an …

No. 1 Walt Disney Company

7 facts that prove alcohol is way more dangerous than marijuana

Marijuana is statistically less harmful than alcohol, and it’s time to treat it that way<p>April M. Short<p>July 8, 2015 7:00am (UTC)<p>No substantial evidence links marijuana to traffic accidents, domestic violence or cancer, yet pot is illegal and listed as a Schedule I controlled substance by the U.S. …

Cannabis

11 Signs Your Guy Friend Wants to Be Your Boyfriend

Your friends ask if you guys are a thing yet.<p>I can't tell you how many times I've had a guy friend who I was into who I kiiiind of thought was into me too but I couldn't really tell. Not because I'm oblivious but because it's so easy to see those signs and not want to be That Person who assumes …

Pipe dreams of a 'grand bargain' in East Asia

As the 50th anniversary of the normalization of ties between Japan and South Korea approaches, it seems there is little to celebrate.<p>There are all …

Geopolitics

Men's stripes: key fashion trends of the season – in pictures

Stripes for men will never be out of style: there is room for a classic Breton top in every wardrobe. Think Picasso in his studio (the looser blouson shirt is perfect for this look too), channel stripe champion David Hockney with a knitted tie or go rock star in striped trousers

Hookup Apps May Be to Blame for Rhode Island's Spike in STDs

Rhode Island is currently experiencing what health experts are calling an “epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases” — and hookup apps may be …

Public Health

Photos: The Dragon King

View photos of Editor-in-Chief Larry Webster take on the Tail of the Dragon with a 2014 Ferrari 458 Speciale.<p>Fast guys on one of our deadliest roads.

Anime

2013 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe - Car Nerds

TrueCar Gains Former Hyundai Boss, Files Paperwork for IPO

It’s an exciting time for car-shopping website TrueCar. The company has announced former Hyundai CEO John Krafcik has joined its board of directors, and that it has also filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering.<p>Krafcik joins TrueCar as director and …

Financial Regulation

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …