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Forget the Cherry Blossoms, the 'Three Shibas' Are the Best Tourist Attraction in Japan (Video)

When traveling in Japan, there are a few iconic things every first-time visitor should see, such as the cherry blossom bloom, the geishas performing …

Japan

Teen Does The Nicest Thing After Learning Why This Man Was Buying A Shovel

“I asked him what he would be doing with it ... Then he started telling me about his dog.”<p>Last Thursday may have started out like any other workday …

Pets

The Human Microbiome Reimagined as a Cut-Paper Coral Reef by Rogan Brown | Colossal

<p>Using the visual metaphor of a coral reef, artist Rogan Brown (previously) introduces his audience to the diverse bacteria, archaea, fungi found in …

Art

Super Cute Photos Capture the Pure Joy of Tiny Harvest Mice Playing in Tulips

While you might associate macro photography with detailed images of creepy crawlies, there are other (much cuter) creatures that deserve up close attention. These adorable images of harvest mice exploring tulips were taken by Miles Herbert, a British photographer who runs Captivelight—a photography …

Cute

A Doctor Explains Why We’re Attracted To Some People But Not Others, & It's Pretty Simple

Have you ever wondered why you've been attracted to tall people your whole life? Or maybe you just noticed a pattern in your dating history — say, …

Relationships

Fascinating photos offer a rare look at Japan's past

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a collection of never-before-published photographs from 19th century Japan, two men are seen crafting traditional Edo-period pipes called "kiseru." Another scene shows a group of apprentice geishas performing popular dances, their colorful kimonos tied up to aid their flowing …

Japan

Infrared Macro Photos Turn Ordinary Plant Life Into Technicolor Alien Flora

London creative studio FIELD has transformed the plant life of the Canary Islands into abstract alien lifeforms with their photography series <i>Suprachromacy</i>. Creative director Markus Wendt's full-spectrum, macro photography presents the flora of Lanzarote in a manner that's both artistic and …

Macro Photography

Jordan Peterson and the New York Times — a Rorschach test for the new culture wars

Jordan Peterson has turned into a kind of Rorschach blot for the renewal of the culture wars, with seemingly everyone seeing their own version of the …

NY Times Runs Nasty Hit Piece on Jordan B. Peterson. A Man They Want Stopped.

Jordan Peterson landed on the cultural scene at precisely the right time, when the left was engaged in a full reenactment of <i>The Emperor’s New …

People Do The Nicest Thing For A Baby Owl Who Got Separated From His Family

"It took a village, but we made it happen. It is so satisfying."<p>Last week, on a cool spring day in Massachusetts, something went terribly wrong for …

Wyoming Aims to Be America’s Cryptocurrency Capital

Wyoming is about 1,000 miles from Silicon Valley and even farther from wealthy East Coast investors. But the Cowboy State is hitching its wagon to …

This Woman Turned Her Obsession with Cheap Old Houses into Instagram Stardom and a Full-Time Career

"If you love something, there are definitely going to be other people out there who love it," she says.<p>For most aspiring social media stars, …

Prose: The ‘Dreaded’ Passive Voice

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This Micro-Cactus Trend Is Your New Decor Inspiration

Tiny things are cute, right? Puppies, kittens, even babies. When something is little, we all can't help but coo at it. Just look at how people react …

39 questions to make small talk with anyone

There’s nothing quite like breaking the conversational barrier with a friend or co-worker. In order to reach that level of chummy rapport, though, …

Commuting

Another find from Shakespeare's World: a startling antedating for 'partner' meaning 'spouse' | Oxford English Dictionary

Another find from Shakespeare’s World: a startling antedating for ‘partner’ meaning ‘spouse’<p>One of the most distinctive modern uses of <i>partner</i> is to …

Self-identifying 'woke' people, please don't use me as an excuse to bully an American teen wearing a Chinese prom dress

This week, the ‘cultural appropriation’ row has been reignited by a high school teen wearing a Chinese-inspired dress at her prom. The Twitter user, …

Cultural Appropriation

No, You Still Shouldn't Put Two Spaces After a Period

“Hurray!” tweets Yale sociologist Nicholas A. Christakis. “Science vindicates my longstanding practice, learned at age 12, of using TWO SPACES after …

Playful Photos of Well-Loved Dog Toys

A photographer captures the wear and tear of stuffed animals over the span of months, weeks, and even minutes.<p>Every dog owner has a similar story: Giving their beloved pooch a new stuffed animal, only to see it quickly disemboweled or shredded to bits.<p>"Sometimes it took a day, sometimes it took …

Pets

Fiber has surprising anti-aging benefits, but most people don’t eat enough of it

<i>Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site.</i><p>Fiber gets well-deserved credit for keeping the digestive system in good working order — but it does plenty more. In fact, it’s a major player in so many of your body’s systems that getting enough can actually help …

Nutrition

Ornate Surreal Sculptures Formed From Thousands of Ordinary Objects

Plucked from ordinary life, the items used to create artist Kris Kuksi‘s surreal assemblages are transformed into high art. Since 2004, the American artist has focused on his sculptures, each tinged with a slightly Gothic, dark feel. Using railway model kits, figurines, jewelry, wedding cake parts, …

Artist Reorganizes Found Organic Objects Into Visually Satisfying Arrangements

Connecticut-based prop stylist and designer Kristen Meyer creates geometric flat lay art using found organic materials. From broken pieces of egg shells and crackers to flower petals, pebbles, and leaves, Meyer creates mesmerizing patterns by meticulously placing each piece inside perfect circles …

33 Mother's Day Gifts For The Pet Mom In Your Life

We all know that pets can't replace kids, because they already *are* your kids.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of</b> …

16 Industries Blockchain Technology Could Disrupt

Blockchain technology is probably one of the most impactful discoveries in the recent history. After all, it has a massive potential to change how we …

Nendo Displays "Into Marble" Exhibition at Milan Design Week

Melting into the liquid or emerging from it?<p>Nendo is back to offer up more eclectic furniture designs, this time fashioning a themed installation titled “Into Marble” for Italian company Marsotto Edizioni. Earlier making its debut at Milan Design Week, the Japanese studio wholly embraced its …

The 'Handmaid's Tale' liberal feminists created

Conservative women are used to being drawn as caricatures. In “The Handmaid’s Tale”, the caricaturing is artfully good. The second season came out …

How to Keep On Writing (Even if You Feel Like a Fraud)

Admit it, you feel like a fraud.You have dreams of building a writing career you love, but when you compare yourself to <i>real writers</i>, you can’t help …

8-Year-Old Boy Trains for Over 4 Hours a Day to Imitate Bruce Lee

Ryusei “Ryuji” Imai, an 8-year-old boy from Nara, Japan, has dedicated his life to imitating martial arts legend Bruce Lee. Despite his young age, he …

Why Do We Cry? Exploring The Psychology of Emotional Tears

<i>No.</i><p><i>— Terminator 2: Judgment Day</i> (1991)<p>A number of articles in the mainstream press over the past few years have posed the question, “Why Do We …

Colourful Apocalyptic Sculptures Created From Recycled Trash

Stephanie Kilgast is giving trash a second life and dealing with negative emotions, all at once. She's channeling her feelings about our current …