Vince D'Amico

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35 Hidden Bars Around the World and How to Find Them

Some of the world's most intriguing bars are in locations you might not expect, hidden in taco joints and noodle shops, or disguised as everything …

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HBO’s ‘Tokyo Project’ finds love in the city’s sake bars and ramen shops

After wrapping up his tenure as director for HBO hit show <i>Girls</i>, director and writer Richard Shepard decided to produce a webseries that soon evolved …

Packing Tips for Long Flights

These travel hacks can seriously improve a six-hour-plus journey.<p>There are few who would call lengthy flights enjoyable, yet they’re often an unavoidable part of reaching those faraway, bucket list-worthy destinations. With some strategic planning, however, it’s possible to make them a somewhat …

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Here's What President Trump Achieved Since His First 100 Days

As President Trump approached his first 100 days in office, he called it a “ridiculous standard,” while House Speaker Paul Ryan said it was too soon …

The Ultimate Japan Bucket List: 50 Things to do in Japan

Looking for things to do in Japan? I've compiled the ultimate Japan bucket list full of adventures, cultural experiences, and must-see sights.

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Tokyo travel tips, day 4 (part 2): pork guts and fighting robots

<i>Carla and I took a one-week trip to Tokyo. It was my sixth visit to Japan's capital, and it was my favorite so far. For the next few days, I'll be</i> …

Not just noodles: culinary adventures in northern Kyūshū

The quality of the gastronomic offerings in Japan’s southern island of Kyūshū could keep a food-focused traveller satisfied for decades. The culinary scene here is diverse and always comes with a story – an nth-generation recipe, a centuries-old technique, a tea-bearing monk – making the experience …

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The Ultimate One Month Japan Itinerary

3K Shares<p>When we were planning our one month Japan itinerary, we knew we wanted to fit in as much as we could into those four weeks. Japan might be a …

Anthony Bourdain Says This Is His Favorite Place to Travel Solo

There probably isn’t a lot in the world that can still surprise <i>No Reservations</i> and <i>Parts Unknown</i> host Anthony Bourdain. He’s been to 75 countries—and …

10 Things You Have To Do In Tokyo (In Under 60 Seconds)

Tokyo is one incredible metropolis that’s got everything from historic temples, beautiful shrines, delicious food and whole mountains of all things …

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7 attractions in Japan you need to keep an open mind for

JAPAN has a reputation worldwide for harbouring more than its fair share of the strange, the perverse, and the macabre. Rational people will tell you …

Forget 'fake news': Adam Curtis' film says we live in a 'fake world' designed by bankers and politicians

A sinister world rises from the soothing, if mischievous, voice of Adam Curtis: politicians and financiers have created alternate realities that prey on our fears while Facebook and other cyberspace distractions toy with our vanities with promises of escape and virtual redemption.<p>At a time when …

The sad clown: The deep emotions behind stand-up comedy

<i>CNN's "The History of Comedy,"</i> an original series exploring what makes us laugh and the comedians who've influenced culture, airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Comedians used to tell a joke that goes like this:<p>"A comedian walks into a psychologist's office. The psychologist says, 'lie down and …

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7 Quirky and Cool Places To Stay In Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is one of the largest cities in all the world, filled with incredible gardens, soaring skyscrapers and enough karaoke bars to make even the …

12 spots to frequent in Tokyo if you want to be a true local

Saying Tokyo is overwhelming to visit is a gross understatement. Searching for a decent happy place to unwind or simply enjoy a lazy afternoon can …

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Commuters brave the chill to strip down to underwear in international celebration of silliness

While millions of London Underground passengers face travel chaos today, Tube travellers were given an eyeful yesterday - when fellow commuters got …

You can now have your weed legally delivered in 60 minutes or less with this new app

It's 2016 and you can now, in some American cities, legally have someone deliver you a bag of weed. With 24 states and the District of Columbia legalizing the use of marijuana in some form, marijuana dispensaries seek alternate ways to get their product to customers.<p>GreenRush is one of several …

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Punchlines: The best jokes of 2016

This year was many things: controversial, infuriating, triumphant. One thing that it wasn't? Boring. To the late-night talk show hosts, it seems, 2016 was comedy gold.<p>Here's a look at our favorite jokes of the year (in under five minutes) on everything from Russian hacking to Caitlyn Jenner's …

What I’m Looking Forward to in 2017

Hey there, space cats! Today I bring you my End of the Year edition; I’m coming to you live from Geek Headquarters with a special investigative …

Airbnb-Style Rentals In Japan Are Disrupting Traditional Inns

While the number of visitors to Japan, particularly from China, is surging, the wealth isn’t being spread evenly among Japan’s hospitality sector. As in many developed nations, hoteliers face stiff competition from informal accommodation such as Airbnb.<p>That’s the option my Hong Kong-Chinese wife …

A Hilarious Live Action Look at the Overpowered Sneak Mechanics in Skyrim

The Los Angeles filmmakers of Nukazooka have created “Skyrim Sneak Logic,” a hilarious new live action video that pokes fun at the overpowered …

I Am Paying $200,000 for Five Minutes in Space

On a blindingly bright January afternoon in 2010, I went to my bank to get a cashier's check for $20,000. It was my birthday, and I was buying myself the present I'd been waiting for my entire life: a trip to space.<p>This fat chunk of cash would become a 10 percent downpayment for a ticket aboard …

This Sock Advent Calendar Is Actually Pretty Cool

It comes courtesy of the folks at Corgi and Mr Porter.<p>When I was a kid, one of my parents' favorite gag Christmas gifts was socks. My sister and I thought they were boring, so they were a prime opportunity for a grown-up laugh at the younger generation's expense. (Also, a not-so-subtle message from …

Thanksgiving Sky Reunion

Stars of Orion.<p>Thanksgiving Day is associated with traditional gatherings with family and friends, as well as the launch of the holiday season. But …

50 Things to Do in San Francisco for the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love

2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, which occurred when about 100,000 people flocked to the Haight-Ashbury area of San Francisco …

Watch Chilling Trailer for HBO’s ‘Beware the Slender Man’ Documentary

The creepy story of the Slender Man stabbing unfolds in the trailer for HBO’s new documentary about the meme that inspired two Wisconsin pre-teens to …