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A Japanese Architect Has Turned Old Ethernet Cables Into Restaurant Decor

There's something decidedly sci-fi and apocalyptic about what Kengo Kuma has served up.<p>Diners at the Tetchan yakitori bar in the Tokyo suburb of Kichijoji will chow down on their skewers amidst thousands of computer cables thanks to architect Kengo Kuma, who recently redesigned the restaurant's …

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Marrakech Named TripAdvisor's Top City To Visit In 2015

Marrakech, Morocco has topped the list of Top Destinations in the World in TripAdvisor's annual Travelers' Choice Awards.<p>The study took into account millions of TripAdvisor reviews from the past year to determine the top places to travel in 2015, according to spokesperson Julie Cassetina.<p>Marrakech …

Airport Haikus

A haiku is a Japanese three-line poem, 17 syllables, written in 5/7/5 syllable count. After three hours on the runway, then a cancelled flight, followed by six more hours at the airport, it was time to devote myself to this ancient literary form.<p><i>They promised us free Drinks after take off. I thirst</i> …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

Taj Mahal

13 Inspiring Quotes To Hold You Over Till The Weekend

When you're in that Monday to Friday grind with only the distant promise of spring break to look forward to, you may start feeling like your days all kind of blur together.<p>When that happens, it's easy to let a perfectly good day or week pass by without doing anything fun, productive or creative. To …

Butterfly Valley Is Not Only Turkey's Most Perfect Beach, But An Actual Butterfly Wonderland

In Turkey's Butterfly Valley, a lush gorge winds down to a stunning blue-water beach. And while we'd recommend visiting this verdant paradise based on its looks alone, the rocky oasis is <i>also</i> home to more than 80 species of butterflies, including the exotic Jersey Tiger, which is really just an …

He Said He Loved Me...

He said he loved me. In a text. And I cried.<p>I was sitting in the backseat of a taxi, on my way to the airport, when I received the text. I had texted him an hour earlier, "Happy birthday!!!! I hope you have a great day and a terrific birthday. Love you. Xo"<p>It's funny, sometimes I'm able to write, …

Japan's Must-See World Heritage Sites

What to see, how to avoid the crowds, and how to enjoy the UNESCO World Heritage Sites on your own terms.<p>Although I have been to many of the World Heritage Sites myself, to learn the details on absolutely all of them I turned to the book <i>Japan's World Heritage Sites: Unique Culture, Unique Nature</i> by …

Who needs modern self-help gurus when a 19th-century novelist had it all worked out? Fortify yourself for the first Jane Austen day with quotes from her novels – and let us know the ones we have missed<p>It’s no longer universally acknowledged that “a single man in possession of a good fortune must be …

The Simpsons at 30: the 40 funniest quotes

10 Things to Do Before You Graduate

<i>This post was originally published on FindSpark.</i><p><b>By Tatiana Milcent</b><p>For most people, college goes by in a blink of an eye. Through all the studying and projects, you need to make sure that you get the most out of those four years. Below are the 10 things I believe all students should do before …

What's Your Wealth Equation?

What is wealth? Have you ever really thought about it? Or more importantly, have you ever thought about what wealth looks like for <i>you?</i><p>In reality, wealth is very ambiguous. It's not an exact science. In fact, it's actually very subjective. There's no right or wrong answer. That's because it …

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