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Time to Rethink Tokyo: Finding Nature in the City

Most visitors to Tokyo are drawn by its relentless urbanity—the flashing billboards of Shinjuku and Shibuya, the fashion-forward street style of Harajuku, the automation of everything.<p>And so, when I recently stepped off the metro—on a regular, within-the-city fare—I turned to my guide in disbelief: …

Japan

The Best Itinerary for Japan

Packed with both modern and ancient culture, Japan makes for a fascinating travel destination. One could spend months exploring the scenery, food, …

Best Kyoto Souvenirs

Kyoto is the best place in Japan to buy authentic Japanese goods. Here’s a handy list of some great Kyoto souvenirs and the best place to buy …

Japan

Japan Rail Pass Guide

Japan Rail Pass | © fletcherjcm FlickrJapan Rail Pass GuideThe Japan Rail Pass, also known as a JR Pass is a cost effective rail pass that is …

Japan

The Most Beautiful Places to Experience Nature in Kyoto

Japan

This Blue Ramen Has a Super Secret

<i>This story originally appeared on FWx.com.</i><p>Thanks to the bright blue hues of spirulina algae, the broth of this ramen is so colorful that it wouldn't …

Osaka’s Shinsaibashi, A Hotspot For Fashionable Young People | MATCHA - JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE

<b>Shinsaibashi</b> is part of Osaka’s downtown Minami district. There used to be a bridge over the Nagahorikawa river named Shinsaibashi, and this name …

Costumes

Fan Ho: finding love and light in 1950s Hong Kong – in pictures

Nicknamed ‘the great master’, Fan Ho is one of Asia’s most beloved street photographers, capturing the spirit of Hong Kong in the 1950s and 60s. His work shows a love of people combined with unexpected, geometric constructions and a sense of drama heightened by use of smoke and light<p>• Fan Ho: A …

Medical Diagram Sculptures Made of Found Objects

Edwige Massart and Xavier Wynn have made the series “Heads” in which they confront sculpture and medecine with medical diagrams of human heads. Made …

NASA Has Discovered the Darkest Shadows in the Galaxy

NASA and the University of Zurich have announced the discovery of what are believed to be the darkest spots in the galaxy outside of a black hole's …

The subway in Brazil looks like a nightmarish ocean of drowning people

It's like that horrifying scene in World War Z when zombies are just on top of each other. It's like a mosh pit that never ends for all of eternity. …

Ice Creams Editorial Design

“Gelatology Micro / Macro” is a book realized by Studio Fludd and published by the Italian house publisher Inuits. On double-pages, ice creams are …

10 Reasons You’re Exhausted and What to Do About It

<i>By Diana Kelly for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>While many of us accept droopy lids and constant yawning as a daily reality, your lagging daytime energy could be …

Plan Your Own Subway System In This Simple And Addictive Browser Game

Mini Metro will make you forget your terrible commute.

New Underwater Ink Plumes Photographed by Alberto Seveso | Colossal

<p>Photographer Alberto Seveso (previously) just released a new series of ink plumes photographed underwater against a black background titled …

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

An Incredibly Simple Way to Draw Your Hand in 3D

For millennia, when children traced their hands on paper the end result was always the same: a Thanksgiving turkey. Now we are on the brink of a …

Perhaps the Most Outrageous Celebrity on Japanese Television

This is Natsuki Okamoto. For years, she was a pin-up model. Now, she's a commentator on a news program. You know, a talking head. And on the program, …

Anime

Selling Shame: 20 Outrageously Offensive Vintage Ads

One vintage ad warns women, "Don't let them call you SKINNY!" while another promises that smoking cigarettes will keep one slender. If the task of …

Perfect Skincare Straight from Your Pantry! 25 Homemade Skincare Hacks

Ah, winter. For our skin, it can only mean one thing: chaos. Yep, it’s that time of year when the weather wreaks havoc on our skin… dryness, irritation, breakouts. If ever our skin needs a little extra lovin’, it’s now! Today we’re helping you step up your skincare game with basic, nutrient-rich …

Skin Care

A Maldives Beach Awash in Bioluminescent Phytoplankton Looks Like an Ocean of Stars | Colossal

<p>While vacationing on the Maldives Islands, Taiwanese photographer Will Ho stumbled onto an incredible stretch of beach covered in millions of …

Penguin T-Shirt - Penguins in Love Mens American Apparel Shirt - Available in sizes S, M, L, XL

This Friendly Oak print features a pair of penguins in love ~ a must have for the penguin lover! This design printed in black ink onto a mens grey American Apparel t-shirt.<p>The shirt is available in sizes S-XL, you can specify your size in a comment with your order or payment. All sizes are …

New in the Shop: Jaco Haasbroek's Hilarious Illustrations

Cape Town, South Africa-based illustrator and designer Jaco Haasbroek shares his wonderful sense of humor through his comical illustrations. Each of the artist's creations feature adorable little characters that offer a new way of seeing the world. Full of whimsy and witty puns, Haasbroek's art …

Cape Town

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

15 Slow Cooker Recipes

Gallery15 Slow Cooker Recipes<p>It's no secret that slow-cooking can yield wonderful results with relatively minimal effort; just prepare the meat and let the flavors build for hours. And when you're done, you have something tender, succulent, and flexible for a variety of recipes.<p>Catch recipes for …

The Great Prime Rib Secret

This year, I decided to roast a prime rib for Christmas. And, since I had a large group of food-worshiping people coming over (a dozen of them), I decided to go all the way: a whole prime rib from the best butcher in town. It cost a fortune, but it enabled me to confirm my fondest secret about …

BBQ

Whole Wheat, Triple-Ginger Gingersnaps

It's always more fun to DIY. Every week at Food52, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.<p>Today: Megan Fleiner from passports & pancakes shares a cookie recipe that puts the ginger in ginger snap.<p>If the holidays could be condensed …

Dessert