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Yuri in Harajuku w/ Asymmetrical Bob, DVMVGE, MYOB NYC & YRU

Yuri is a Japanese DJ, model, and fashion buyer who we often see around the streets of Tokyo.<p>Her look here features a futuristic asymmetrical silver …

Ghost in the Shell Tee, Hood by Air, UNIF & Dr. Martens in Harajuku

Minato is a 19-year-old student who we street snapped in Harajuku.<p>Minato’s Ghost in the Shell t-shirt is from Uniqlo, paired with Hood by Air zipper …

Harajuku Girl in Blazer & Crop Top, San-biki no Koneko Pants, Kobinai, Fig&Viper & Glavil

Moeka is a a stylish 14-year-old student and model who we often see around Harajuku. This time, she has a cute short hairstyle and is wearing round, …

Japanese Fashion Brand NIIMI “Idol” 2016 S/S Collection

7 incredible Japanese destinations that tourists haven’t discovered yet

Japan is often known by tourists for its most popular attractions, like Mount Fuji, the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, and its amazing shrines and temples.<p>But there's a lot more to the island nation than that.<p>We took a look at a Quora thread that asked, "what are some of Japan's best kept secrets," and …

Stunning show by @dkny today! On assignment for @voguemagazine #nyfw #onewtc

A moment in transition

<b>(CNN) —</b> Photographer Nima Taradji saw Delia for the first time on a modeling website in summer 2014. As he clicked through profiles looking for someone to shoot, he noticed the disclosure on the image of the slender, middle-aged woman: She is transgender, and didn't want there to be any …

One Day, One Tattoo: Czech Artist Makes Sure Each Watercolor Tattoo Is Perfect

Watercolor tattoos are Ondrej Konupcik’s speciality. The 31-year-old Znojmo, Czech Republic native goes by the name ONDRASH. Konupcik has made a name …

Body Art

How to Erase the Beauty Sins of Summer: A Derm’s Guide to Better Skin

It’s been a wonderful summer. You swam in lakes and seas, ran through fields, finished books, and felt the sun on your face in far-flung destinations. The sillage of sunscreen, salt, and spilt rosé is still heavy on your straw bags and eyelet sundresses. But no matter how low-key or carefree your …

Shiba Inu Gets Stuck In Bush, Pretends Everything Is OK

Getting stuck in a bush could happen to anyone, right? But only a Shiba Inu could do it and still pull off that uber-cute smile. What makes the whole …

The Secret History Of Black Baseball Players In Japan

In the fall of 1936, a 24-year-old black baseball player from rural Louisiana stepped off a boat in Tokyo. His name was James Bonner. An ace pitcher with a vicious submarine pitch, Bonner, according to Japanese newspapers breathlessly heralding his arrival, once threw 22 strikeouts in a single game …

Waking Images from Dreams - Photographs and text by Kumi Oguro | LensCulture

I am intrigued by the images of our dreams just before awakening: it is difficult to find the logic there, there is nothing to indicate time, the space is indeterminate. In my work, I try to create an atmosphere that is quite close to those dream images.<p>During the shooting, everything seems to be …

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

The Real Christian Debate on Transgender Identity

Some conservatives have made mocking remarks about Caitlyn Jenner, but their attitudes obscure deep, meaningful questions about the meaning of gender.<p>The two little letters carry a world of significance: <i>he</i>. Amid the wave of reaction to Caitlyn Jenner’s announcement that she is a transgender woman, …

LGBTQI

Cyber Gadget’s Multi-Console System ‘Retro Freak’ Set To Rival RetroN 5 With PC Engine Support

If you’re yet to experience the RetroN 5, Hyperkin’s all-in-one system is a fantastic offering for retro gamers with limited space. Although equipped …

Retrogaming

Go underground with the workers who dig NYC's subterranean tunnels

Since 1872, Union 147— or the Sandhogs, as they're popularly known — has worked underground to excavate and construct most subterranean infrastructure projects for the city, clearing and blasting million-year old bedrock and creating tunnels for various uses.<p>Beginning with the foundations for the …

Archaeology

Seven times Kanye West dressed like a 'Final Fantasy' character

Apparently the Kanye West role-playing game, <i>Kanye Quest 3030</i>, contains an eerie hidden area involving a butterfly and a New Age cult called Ascensionism. We know, it's hard to believe that Kanye has a video game. Anyway, this secret game-within-a-game is weird, but it's certainly not surprising …

Seven Sega Saturn oddities you never played

It was 20 years ago today that Sega released the Sega Saturn, the US video game industry's first and only surprise console release. Tom Kalinske, Sega of America's CEO at the time, walked out onstage at E3 and announced to a theater full of game publishers, journalists and store owners that its new …

Designer of 3-D-printed gun challenges feds to Constitutional duel

Cody Wilson had a vision to forward the digital revolution by creating the nation’s first firearm on a 3-D printer, and, taking a page from WikiLeaks, share the blueprints with the world via the Internet in what he called the “Wiki Weapons project.” Now he is suing the federal government in hopes …

Photographer Captures World’s Tiniest Rodeo: Frog Riding A Beetle

In perhaps what is one of the most astonishing spectacle in the world, Hendy MP, an Indonesian photographer who is interested in wildlife …

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

This is especially true in the former communist countries of Europe and Central Asia, where architects of the time designed some striking and frankly absurd structures before the Soviet era came to an end towards the end of the 20th century.<p>Many of these structures survived the fall of the Berlin …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

Creative Writing

Jenner: 'For All Intents And Purposes, I Am A Woman'

Bruce Jenner, a former world-renowned track and field athlete better known in recent years from the reality TV shows of his step-daughters, the Kardashian sisters, described a lifelong struggle with gender identity in an interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer on Friday night.<p>"For all intents and …

The Upwardly Mobile Barista

Starbucks and Arizona State University are collaborating to help cafe workers get college degrees. Is this a model for helping more Americans reach the middle class?
<p>Mary Hamm was in pain, though it was hard to tell. She bustled around the Starbucks, pouring drinks, restocking pastries, and …

72 things to do in the Bay Area before you die

We can bicker about the Bay Area's changing landscape all day long, but some things stay the same, like just how much our swath of California has to offer.<p>From inspiring natural scenery and classic institutions to new traditions and only-in-S.F. events, the Bay Area has something for everyone — and …

A Primer On Alcohol In Skincare

A few weeks ago, I was battling snakeskin lips. It was a peeling, flaking mess. Constantly applying one of those not-very-expensive drugstore lip …

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

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11 of America's most spectacular libraries | CNN Travel

Ultimate Summer Road Trip: San Francisco to Los Angeles

Cruise along the Pacific Coast Highway<p>The 450-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is one of America's most iconic road trips. And for good reasons: vast beaches, towering mountains and uninterrupted views of the Pacific guide you down the California …

California