Ren Tanaka

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22 of the Best iOS Apps From January

2013 came and went, and we served up a gargantuan summary of some of the best apps to hit the App Store over the 12-month period ending in December. Now, with 2014 well and truly underway, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best new iOS apps from January.<p>SwiftKey Note<p>In a nutshell, SwiftkeKey …

5 Warming Stew Recipes from Around the World

Wintry stews packed with flavors from around the world will heat up the coldest of nights.<p>There’s a lot to love about stew. You do work on the front and back ends, but mostly the pot just simmers on the stove, making your house smell good. The result is a warm, comforting dinner—the perfect winter …

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2014 Zero Motorcycles: Up To 171 Mile Range, 0-60 MPH As Quick As 3.3 Seconds

Electric vehicles are still finding their place in this brave new world, duking it out with internal combustion and alternative propulsion machines for consumer attention. As such, Scotts Valley, California-based Zero Motorcycles has played both the mileage game and the hot rod card, and their …

12 Reasons to Go to Rwanda

Savvy travelers have been coming to Rwanda for years to see the country’s stunning gorillas. While Uganda and Congo also provide gorilla tours, the …

Finding Solitude on Mount Fuji

The snarling, fierce gazes of mighty beasts illuminated by my headlamp light send a momentary jolt of adrenaline through my sleep-deprived body. Upon further inspection, the fearsome pair is revealed to be stone shisa statues, mythical dog-lion creatures that act as guardians from evil spirits. …

Living in: San Diego

This Southern California city has all the Pacific Coast perks: coastal living, sparkling weather, temperate climate – plus it’s one of the sunniest cities in the United States.<p>This Southern California city has all the Pacific Coast perks: coastal living, sparkling weather, temperate climate, ocean …

Hikernut's Grand Canyon Companion: A Guide to Hiking and Backpacking the Most Popular Trails into the Canyon (Second Edition)

• <b>Author:</b> Brian Lane<p>Thinking about hiking into the Grand Canyon? If so, this book is for you.<p>Covering the Central Corridor Trails (including Bright Angel, South Kaibab, and North Kaibab Trails), which provide spectacular views and are among the most popular routes, this guide has everything potential …

Crossing the road in Roppongi

How I get light trails<p>I’ve taken to putting my NEX-7 into Manual mode AFTER I get my HDR sequence. Manual mode is pretty easy to get into on the NEX. …

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Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …