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Pokemon Go still isn’t out in Japan – and it’s driving people crazy

Pokemon Go is still a no-go in its home habitat of Japan. Fans are going crazy in anticipation.

Pokémon Go will get trading, other features in updates

A major addition for the mobile game<p><i>Pokémon Go</i> is set to receive trading in a future update, according to Niantic Labs' CEO John Hanke. In interviews with Game Informer and Business Insider, he confirmed that adding trading to the iOS and Android game is a priority for the development team.<p>"It's …

We tested the new router that's designed to get rid of your Wifi dead spots once and for all

Early last year, Eero used this dream to launch a crowdfunding campaign that sold over $1 million in preorders.<p>The pitch was that Eero would use multiple devices to blanket your entire home with a smooth Wi-Fi signal that anyone could set up.<p>And after pushing back the launch from last summer, Eero …

A Mammal's Brain Has Been Cryonically Frozen And Recovered For The First Time

Austin Powers called: he wants his movie plot back.<p>For the first time, researchers have cryonically frozen a whole mammalian brain and recovered it …

The Brain

A 20-Year-Old Undergrad At USC Is Revolutionizing Advertising On Mobile Games

<b>Startup</b>: Lucky Day<p><b>Launched</b>: May 2014 (product launched July 2015)<p><b>Founder</b>: Joshua Javaheri<p><b>Location</b>: Los Angeles<p><b>Employees</b>: 4 in the U.S.; 8 in Belarus (mostly engineers)<p><b>The pitch:</b> The hardest part about sustaining a mobile gaming company is attracting and retaining users. Joshua Javaheri, the founder …

Make *Way* Better Waffles by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Back away from the box of frozen waffles. Make crispy, fluffy, perfect waffles at home—just be sure to avoid these common mistakes.<p>We know what you're thinking: Waffles! How hard can <i>that</i> be to screw up? Well listen: There's a lot that can go wrong with these griddled and golden fluffy frisbees. We …

Uber Hires Programmers Who Can Win A Fight With Their Robot

<b>Startup</b>: CodeFights<p><b>Founders</b>: Tigran Sloyan CEO; Aram Shatakhtsyan, CTO; Felix Desroches, head of product<p><b>Launched</b>: August 2014<p><b>Employees</b>: 12<p><b>Location</b>: San Francisco, with offices in Armenia and Russia (for programming)<p><b>The pitch:</b> Although the market for programmers and developers is robust, it’s still …

Startups

These Lagoon Tables Put the Depths of the Ocean Into Your Home

Definitely a focal point for your home.<p>Designer Alexander Chapelin has created these stunning tables made out of marble, resin and wood. He’s combined the materials to emulate a topographical image of an imagined ocean. Multiple layers create a translucent effect with hues of dark blue, aquamarine …

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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Travel

BioShock Creator's Next Game Influenced By Fallout, Dark Souls, System Shock

Speaking tonight during a Take This charity livestream event, BioShock creator Ken Levine talked a little bit more about his upcoming game, which remains largely a mystery.<p>He was asked what his influences were and proceeded to list off a "broad range of influences." These include not only …

The most anticipated video games of 2016

SpaceX Postpones Falcon 9 Florida Landing Attempt Till Monday

SpaceX has postponed the blastoff and attempted Cape Canaveral landing of its upgraded Falcon 9 rocket for twenty-four hours.<p>Today could mark a historic first in space travel if Elon Musk’s firm can successfully drop the reusable rocket on land. Previous attempts to land the Falcon 9 blaster have …

2015 ICEHOTEL Opens Doors for Another Season of Sleeping in a Room Made of Ice and Snow

The iconic ICEHOTEL of Jukkasjrvi, Sweden recently opened its snowy doors for a 26th winter season. This year, 19 individually designed ice suites carved from over 1,000 tonnes of ice are being showcased, some of which we have featured here. The “mind-boggling art endeavour” founded in 1988 serves …

The Most Popular Recipes from 2015

The most popular, clicked-on recipes from Bon Appétit in 2015.<p><b>Yet another year of exciting culinary adventures is coming to a close</b>, so as you gear up to say hello to 2016, check out all of your favorite recipes from 2015. From basic bulgogi to scrambled eggs to that famous Momofuku Milk Bar …

Cooking

Best Trips 2016

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

An insider guide to Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market

Or, why there's more to a Tsukiji trip than posing with a giant dead tuna at 5 a.m.<p>In normal times, Tokyo’s world-renowned Tsukiji wholesale fish market is crowded with gawping tourists out for an early-morning glimpse of the colorful tuna auctions and a taste of fresh-from-the-ocean sushi for …

Japan

7 Styling Secrets to Steal From a Home Stager

They're pros at tricking the eye — whether you're selling your house or not.<p>As a designer and home stager to the stars, Meridith Baer has helped A-listers like Madonna and Brooklyn Decker sell their houses. While she often has the luxury of a large budget to work with, Baer notes that it takes more …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

Now robots can learn about the world the same way babies do

Babies try all sorts of experiments as they learn to interact with the world around them. It’s a happy, chaotic, organic process. Now a science team has tried something similar, by teaching robots how to interact with things by mimicking how children play.<p>When engineers or researchers teach a robot …

Robotics

Penis Transplants Come to America

(Image: Jonathan Corum/<i>New York Times</i>)<p>Between 2001 and 2013, 1,367 American servicemen suffered genital trauma while serving their country in Iraq …

Johns Hopkins Hospital

This Is the Secret to Making Perfect Scrambled Eggs

You've been doing it wrong.<p>I was 30 before I realized what good scrambled eggs tasted like. I truly thought that they needed to be cooked to death, lest I want to die of salmonella or food poisoning. There was to be no trace of moisture in your scrambled eggs—the browner, the better.<p>Then I tried …

The World's Most Expensive Beef Costs $3,200 Per Steak and Lasts Forever

(Photo: Polmard)<p>The Polmard family of France operates a cattle and beef business that claims to offer the finest beef in the world and that it can …

Family Business

New App Skypicker Will Find You the Cheapest International Flight

You expect to find the cheapest flights on travel sites like Kayak—but that's not always the case. A startup called Skypicker hopes to capitalize on the discrepancy to sell some of the lowest airfares online.<p>Looking for cheap airfare online is a sport—one with winners and losers, loyalties and …

Eye-Opening Portraits of People Living in Cramped Capsule Hotels Hidden in Tokyo

Photographer Won Kim took up residence in a tiny, hidden Tokyo hotel to capture portraits of the backpackers living there for his <i>Enclosed: Living Small</i> series. “This diminutive, bare-bones hotel takes up one floor of an office building,” Kim wrote on his website. “It is composed of a few hallways, …

Cruise.me Sets Sail To Make Young Folks Like Cruises

Cruises, for the uninitiated, are trips on a boat where you eat too much, watch an Abba musical, and get the stomach flu. But they can be so much more and that’s why Cruise.me launched: to prove that cruising isn’t just for old folks and masochists.<p>The creators, Stephen Chip and Nindy Dhiens, first …

Florida

This Machine Could Mean Never Running Out of Printer Paper Again

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Prague

Architizer

The Best Hotels For Sleep In Japan

Even explorers need to rest.<p>Many travelers set out on journeys in order to find peace and healing for the body and mind. One of the things that leads to true spiritual and physical relaxation, of course, is sleep.<p>The pursuit of quality sleep is no longer a luxury, but an indispensable component of …

Tokyo ramen noodle shop gets Michelin star

<b>A popular Tokyo noodle shop has vaulted into the world's top ranks of restaurants by becoming the first ramen eatery to receive a Michelin star.</b><p>The food bible's latest edition of its Tokyo guide gave the rating to Tsuta, a tiny nine-seat restaurant in the north of the city.<p>Ramen is an ubiquitous …