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Japanese designers’ brilliant way to stop people forgetting their smartphones in public restrooms

<b>Browsing while pooping</b> is an internationally loved pastime, so here’s <b>a clever way to make sure you never leave your phone behind</b>.<b>Japanese highway</b> …

Roads

Marvel Is Now Reportedly Trying To Get James Gunn Back fFor Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3

Disney made an absolute mess of this<p>Welcome to James Gunn Watch, where every day there's a new report about the future of the <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> franchise, which Disney has royally bungled by caving to mob mentality and firing the director for some shitty old tweets. This week, after there was …

Marvel Studios

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth’s Azerite trait system doesn’t feel ready, and that’s OK

World of Warcraft has always been about more than one system<p>The best and worst parts of <i>World of Warcraft</i>’s sixth expansion, <i>Legion</i>, stemmed from the Artifact system. Each specialization had their own, super-powered weapon that they would progressively level up over the course of the expansion. In</i> …

World of Warcraft

The complex art of apology in Japan

Roughly translated as an apologetic ‘excuse me’, ‘sumimasen’ rings out of doorways, taxis, shops and restaurants, leaving ‘arigatou’ (thank you) by the wayside.<p>It was 01:00 in Tokyo and we were trying to get into an apartment with a pair of stolen keys. We’d got lost trying to find our Airbnb, and …

Japan

Swap Your Florals for These Trending Fruit Prints

The latest trend popping up all over our Instagram feeds? Fruit-printed pieces. Yes, believe it or not, cherries, strawberries, and watermelons are …

Trends

Yotam Ottolenghi’s seafood recipes

Seafood releases its flavour very swiftly, so is ideal for cooking with grains – pasta, barley, bulgur, rice – because the timings for both the protein and starch are roughly the same. We’re all familiar with boiling grains and serving them with a rich sauce or stew on top, but there’s a lot to be …

Recipes

6 Ways to Be Awesome Even When You Think You're Just Average

If you have a growth mindset and believe that failure is part of learning, welcome to the new awesome.<p>If you've ever felt like you're just the average Joe or Jane, I have news for you. Anybody can be awesome.<p>Being awesome doesn't mean having off-the-chain leadership skills at work or killing it …

Self-improvement

8 Things I Regretted About My Japan Visit (And How You Can Enjoy Your Time Better!)

Now more than ever, the number of people who decide to spend time in Japan is dramatically increasing. More and more new travelers head to the Land …

Japan

James Gunn Isn't Returning To Direct 'Guardians Of The Galaxy 3', Despite The Cast's Protests

He was sacked by Disney after controversial old tweets were discovered<p>It's looking increasingly likely that James Gunn won't be rehired as director of <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3</i> despite the cast co-signing a letter asking for his reinstatement.<p>Gunn was sacked after old tweets in which he made …

Marvel Universe

The 38 Essential Osaka Restaurants

Where to find fancy Japanese steaks, loaded okonomiyaki, chewy udon, and fluffy Dojima roll cake in Japan’s second-largest city<p>Japan’s second-largest city has long been nicknamed “the Nation’s Kitchen,” so it’s natural that its biggest draw is the cooking. Food is in Osaka’s blood — “<i>kuidaore</i>,” …

Japan

15 Traits of Unstoppable People

Unstoppable people keep their inner fires burning by developing the characteristics necessary to become successful.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unstoppable people are like warriors. They are always ready to take on the world. They are guided by a light from within, …

Self-improvement

Outdated ways of listening to music, ranked

Not to be too "old man yells at cloud," but I realized the other day that the average freshman entering college this fall probably has no idea what …

Graduate School

4 Stylish Outfits Fashion Girls Wear to Disneyland

If you’re heading to the happiest place on earth and are anything like us, you’re probably wondering what to wear to Disneyland to look stylish …

Clothing

It Took An Entire Year To Figure Out Into The Spider-Verse's Unique Style

Image: Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse<p>It’s no secret that <i>Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse</i> looks unlike every other Spider-Man movie that’s come …

Spider-Verse

The Almost Unbelievable Power of Your Belief Systems

Follow this visualization guide to achieve absolute clarity in your goals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was horsing around with my dog the other day -- <i>I promise this is an article on entrepreneurship --</i> when something extraordinary happened.<p>We’d been playing …

Motivation

Love butter? This super easy sauce has been saved over 50,000 times on Pinterest

A sizzling steak fresh off of a grill is one of summer's best simple pleasures. After letting the meat rest for a few minutes, it's time to dig in.<p>But wait! There's a way to make that steak experience even better — by topping it with the perfect sauce.<p>Here to the rescue is a steak sauce recipe …

Cooking

A CEO who sold his company for $365 million describes how one of the most humiliating moments of his life transformed his business into a huge success

When David Rusenko, founder of website building platform Weebly, debuted his product for the very first time before a crowd of nearly 1,000 people in 2006, he was met with a remarkably unfavorable response.<p>At an an early tech gathering led by a prominent tech CEO in New York, Rusenko was one among …

Entrepreneurship

3 Lower Body Exercises You Can Do With a Chair

Squeezing in a workout has never been easier.<p>Don’t just sit there on your chair: Hop off and try out three moves from fitness influencer Katie …

15 Business-Casual Outfits That Are Summer Heat–Friendly

Nothing says business quite like a good old blazer. Whether it be paired with trousers or a skirt, when you have a blazer on (or even wear it thrown …

Clothing

Fox Shareholders Have Agreed to the Disney Deal, and the X-Men Are Coming Back to Marvel

Much like any major comic book crossover event, the Disney/Fox merger saga has been exhaustingly drawn out, narratively dubious and marked by a …

Comic Books

Never Mess Up a Cocktail Again With This Golden Ratio

If shaking up a cocktail intimidates you and you’ve resigned yourself to pouring a glass of wine or cracking open a can of beer, you’re not alone, and it doesn’t have to be this way. There’s actually a golden ratio that will help you master every adult beverage. Dominic Alling, mixologist and …

Cocktails

Quinoa Bowl With Sautéed Tomatoes and Scallion, Soft-Boiled Egg, and Corn

In a large skillet over medium-low heat, heat olive oil. Add scallions, tomato, garlic, and cumin. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low …

Recipes

Game of Thrones just wrapped its final season; here's where it was filmed

Even though this is the first summer without a new season of HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones, it doesn’t mean that we’re left completely without news about what’s happening in Westeros and Essos. The filming locations the final season might give some hints as what characters will be up to, for …

TV Series

Man reported by woman as a burglar turns out to be her lazy husband who is hiding in the wardrobe because he doesn't want to go to work

A Chinese man's plans for his 'sick day' was ruined by police when his own wife mistook him for a burglar hiding in their wardrobe at home.<p>The woman, …

Crime

11 Outfit-and-Shoe Combos That Make You Look Like You Know What You're Doing

As you're probably aware, shoes can make or break an outfit, but that doesn't mean you have to play it safe when dealing with outfit-and-shoe …

Shoes

A buddhist monk has apologized for calling a visitor to his temple an 'uneducated f---' after they criticized their stay on Booking.com

"Yeah, it's Japanese monastic cuisine you uneducated f***."<p>So read a monk's response to one unfortunate tourist who had the gall to call the fare at his temple guesthouse "quite unlike any food I've ever tasted."<p>The Sekishoin Shukubo guesthouse, located in an ancient Buddhist temple in Mount Kōya, …

Japan

The 1 Homemade Condiment You Should (and Can) Make Immediately

If you already make your own salad dressings, then why not take it a step further by preparing your own condiments, too? One of the easiest and most decadent ways to dress up salads, appetizers, meats, and even desserts is balsamic glaze. It only requires one bottle of balsamic vinegar and 10 …

Ice Cream

5 Steps To Building A Million-Dollar Business With No Employees

Nearly seven years ago, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner started her blog, Making Sense of Cents, to share her experience of paying off student loan debt and holding herself accountable. The last thing she expected was it turning into a million-dollar business.<p>But in 2017 her business brought in …

Small Business

'Mission: Impossible – Fallout's Ratings Are Impossibly High, So Run To The Theater ASAP

<i>Mission: Impossible - Fallout</i>, the sixth entry in the <i>Mission: Impossible</i> franchise, which has been going for over 20 years, arrives in theaters this …

Movies

Davie Bowie's first-ever studio recording found gathering dust in somebody's "bread basket"

When we think of David Bowie, we tend to think of Ziggy Stardust and lavish stage shows and scene-stealing film roles. We don’t, it’s safe to say, …

Chris Hadfield