Noriko Yamamoto

119 Flips | 4 Magazines | 18 Likes | 15 Following | 5 Followers | @norikoyamamoto | Keep up with Noriko Yamamoto on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Noriko Yamamoto”

Meet the Chinese artist on a mission to record the country’s ancient heritage

A Chinese artist has spent the past two decades trekking across the north of the country to preserve the memory of its ancient temples and …

Baby cam shows tot escaping room with help from family dogs

An Arizona couple who found their 15-month-old had escaped from her bedroom early one morning was surprised to discover she got help from some …

Dogs Help Toddler Escape Her Room So She Can Give Them Snacks

"They definitely knew what they were doing."<p>It's fair to say that Bleu and Colby have always had it made — but 15 months ago something happened that …

Bear Who Spent 10 Years In Flooded Cage Welcomes The Best Surprise

She's been through so much — but now she finally has a family ❤️😍<p>For 10 years, the only home Dasha the brown bear knew was a cramped metal cage …

This Is How the U.S. Assassinated the Japanese Admiral Who Planned Pearl Harbor

Some World War Ii history you may not know. <i>The irony was that Yamamoto was not the worst of America’s enemies. He was no pacifist, but nor was he as</i> …

Insistent Elephant Urges Her Caretaker Away From Visitors to Come Sing a Lullaby to a Baby Elephant

We previously wrote about Lek Chailert, a caretaker at the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand who is able to sing her beloved pachyderms to …

Aviation

PC Sorcar: India's 'maharajah of magic' who terrified the UK

Sorcar took Indian magic where it had never gone before<p><b>At 9.15pm on 9 April 1956, the BBC's switchboard suddenly lit up with calls from hundreds of viewers convinced they had just witnessed a gruesome murder live on their television screens.</b><p>A mysterious-looking oriental magician had put a …

Chinese Indonesian women break the silence of mass rapes in May ’98

Young Indonesian people like me don’t know anything about the May 1998 violence. How will you engage with them beyond social media selfies?<p>A female …

Watch these adorable, stumpy-legged corgis go zoomin' in this race

With their stubby legs and short stature, the humble corgi isn't the kind of dog you'd expect to go racing.<p>Nevertheless, the first ever SoCal Corgi …

Watching Japan’s King of Tuna Cut Fish is Mesmerizing

Inside the world's largest fish market, a master shows where Tokyo's best sushi comes from.<p>Most days each week, a little drama plays out inside the …

Faces From the Front: Incredible Before and After Photos Show World War I Soldiers’ Horrific Facial Injuries

These incredible before and after photographs show how British and French soldiers had to have their faces completely rebuilt having been maimed …

Family Of 'Giant' Ducks Decides To Visit Miniature Town

"It’s almost as if they came on a day trip."<p>This cozy village in England has everything you might expect from a scenic little town — quaint cottages, …

How to Pick the Right Pair of Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Sorry to break it to you, but no matter how symmetrical your face is, not every pair of sunglasses is going to look great on your handsome mug. Even …

The Right Way to Hold Your Cat, According to a Vet

Every cat parent has experienced the soul-crushing rejection of picking up their kitty for some cuddles, only for Fluffy to fight for freedom, …

"Run" Cats in Alley Viral Video.

The Best Toothpaste for Removing Stains, Fixing Your Breath, and Not Getting Gingivitis

For something as straightforward as oral hygiene, it’s difficult to find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs. From gum care to whitening to fresh breath, GQ’s Best Stuff rounded up the top pastes in each arena.<p>Consider this list of things that can go awry if you slip up on your oral …

Dentistry

What Did Ancient Romans Do Without Toilet Paper?

We’ve all been caught unawares by our digestive tract at one time or another.<p>It happened to the Nash family several months ago. We were nearing the …

The 83-year-old lingerie model with a powerful message about ageing

This 83-year-old, who's thought to be the world's oldest lingerie model, has a powerful message about ageing.<p><i>Video produced by Daniel South</i><p><i>Listen to BBC World Service's</i> World Update <i>programme on the iPlayer.</i>

Tibetan Uprising Day: Why The CIA Aborted Its Mission In Tibet

Behind the Tibetan Uprising lies a CIA mission to foment rebellion in Tibet.

Dog jumps into muddy pond, refuses to leave

Mud baths are great. They're just a perfect way to unwind and reduce stress. However, if you're a dog that goes for a muddy dip without getting the …

A Determined Cat Slips and Slides Across a Frozen Pond Trying to Catch a Fish Swimming Under the Ice

A rather determined black and white cat hilariously slipped and slid across a frozen pond in pursuit of the fish who were swimming beneath the frozen …

Six Boxes, Seven Cats

The premise is right in the title. This is an elaborate cat trap, situated so that the feline stars will be facing the camera. The first cat gets his …

China's Economy to Overtake Euro Zone This Year

In another sign that the “Asian century” has arrived, China is on course to overtake the euro area in the size of its economy this year.<p>China’s gross …

Why Cats "Knead Dough," According to Science

There's actually a reason, we promise.<p>Most cat behavior is heartwarming and deeply confusing. Perhaps the most obvious example is something there’s …

Pets

Harrowing WWII film shows Korean sex slaves murdered by Japanese soldiers

Harrowing footage of dead Korean sex slaves who were raped and killed by Japanese soldiers in the Second World War has just emerged.<p>Despite being …

Did These Computer Scientists Solve the Cuban ‘Sonic Attack’?

Three computer scientists reverse-engineered a recording of the sound and think they know what got 24 people at the American embassy in Havana sick.<p>A …

Sophie Scholl was beheaded at 21 for standing up to the Nazis

She distributed anti-Nazi pamphlets at the University of Munich<p>Like most German children in the 1930s, Sophie Scholl and her five siblings joined …

The Story of How America's World War II Battleships and Aircraft Carriers Battled Typhoons

After two grueling months of action in the Pacific, Vice Admiral John S. “Slew” McCain’s powerful Task Force 38 retired in late November 1944 to the …

Michigan Man's Dog Qualifies For Unemployment Benefits

A Michigan man says one member of his “extended” family, his dog Ryder, has recently qualified to collect $360 each week for unemployment.<p>Michael …

Stop what you’re doing and check out the most expressive cat in the world

There are domestic cats (sweet, adorable, loyal, clever). There are wild cats (cute but quite fearsome).<p>Then there are Manul cats – an endangered …