Yukiko Nagasawa

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An 87-year-old scientist may have just unlocked the secret to growing rice in saltwater

Yuan Longping, an 87-year-old Chinese scientist, has spent his life working to feed a world hungry for rice. Now he's wading into saltier territory.<p>Longping is developing a new high-yield strain of rice that can grow in saltwater paddies.<p>The traditional process of cultivating rice requires a field …

Agriculture

Japan, Which Invented Workaholics, Tells Employees: Go Home Already!

TOKYO—It’s 6 p.m. and the music playing in the Tokyo headquarters of home builder Mitsui Home Co. suddenly switches to the theme from “Rocky.” As the familiar trumpet opening plays, typing and conversations stop. The workers all rise at their desks.<p>“I will finish up writing emails and go home at …

Day Care

9 Fast Facts About Lais Ribeiro, the Victoria's Secret Angel in the $2 Million Fantasy Bra

Lais Ribeiro, 27, is a Brazilian model who joined the Victoria's Secret squad for her first runway show in 2010. Since then, she's been a mainstay, hopping the pond to Paris in 2016 and set to wear the stunning $2 million Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in …

Ice cream for breakfast makes you smarter, Japanese scientist claims

In a discovery that will give nutritionists the shivers, a Japanese scientist has discovered that consuming ice cream for breakfast improves a person's alertness and mental performance.<p>Yoshihiko Koga, a professor at Tokyo's Kyorin University, has carried out a series of clinical trials in which …

Ice Cream

12 Luxury bathrooms to inspire your very own

Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes. They also are inspired by many different styles, eras and aesthetics. Some can be extremely sleek and …

Interior Design

Sunday Morning Brew? This Cup of Coffee Will Keep You Awake for 3 Days Straight (Seriously)

You've never had java like this.<p>MORE:<p>WATCH VIDEO<p>Steve Blank: How to Turn Failure Into Wisdom<p>MORE:<p>The Surprising Way This CEO Clears His Mind<p>How to Choose a Payroll Service<p>Top 10 Business Plan Templates You Can Download Free<p>How to Start a Small Business in a Few Hours<p>How to Write the Financial …

10 things that successful couples do to have a happy relationship

Over lunch with a friend one day, Kevin was asked about the "secret of your obviously happy and healthy love relationship."<p>Kevin responded, "I married a wonderful woman and made the commitment to apply myself to the relationship with the same energy that I place into other important areas of my …

The Best Way to Handle Your Anger

When you hear the words “anger problem,” you don’t think of someone like Bethany. Actually, the 40-year-old sales analyst and mom of one in Brooklyn, …

Suntory announces the release of their newest whisky blend, Toki

The best of their Hakushu Distillery comes together in their latest bottle.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>115<p>115<p>SHARES<p>Japanese Whisky …

How To Get Up Early When Mornings Make You Cry

Admit it. You’ve clicked on articles with titles like “10 Outrageously Successful People Share Their Morning Routines” and “How to Create The Best …

Watch a Japanese Chef Prepare a Meal of Poisonous Pufferfish

In Japan, fugu, or pufferfish, is an unlikely delicacy. The fish carries a deadly neurotoxin—yet diners are willing to pay upwards of $210 to savor …

30 Cheap Lunch Tips and Ideas

Do you find yourself spending up to $50 bucks a week during lunch? Are you a victim of sad desk salads and sandwiches? Does the thought of preparing …

Healthy Eating

Djokovic seeks 6th Miami Open title against Nishikori

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Basking in cheers following his latest victory, a weary but happy Novak Djokovic kissed his hand and patted the stadium …

Tennis

What the Heck Is This Shark?

Nature is weird as hell.<p>One of the marvelous things about the ocean is how alien it often feels to us terrestrials, especially when we come across one of the many unusual-looking species that call it home. There's no better biome than the deep blue sea to remind us just how diverse our planet's …

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

Science proves that people who correct typos and grammar are usually jerks

We all suspected it, but now we finaly have the empiricial proof - grammar nazis are assholes. Researchers at the university of michigan have drilled …

30 Samsung Galaxy S7 And S7 Edge Tips And Tricks You Should Know About

Last month, Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge. Right out of the gate, the devices received strong reviews. Consumer Reports even called Samsung’s new flagships “the best smartphones” and now the devices sit atop its <i>Ratings</i>. The S7 and S7 Edge smartphones are packed with …

Apps

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

29 Times Japanese Twitter Lost Its Shit Over Kawaii Critters

かわいい = cute. Extremely kawaii tweets.

Japan’s decluttering guru says she is on a mission to 'organise the world'

Interview: Marie Kondo, Japan’s superstar tidying guru, tells the Telegraph how Shintoism influenced her methods - and how life with a new baby has not dented her devotion to order<p>She has revolutionised underwear drawers around the world, likes to thank belongings for their service before binning …

Minimalism

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

7 steps to get rich, from a 90-year-old book on wealth that's still relevant today

The "secret" to getting rich is not much of a secret at all.<p>"It is practical. That which one man knows can be taught to others," George S. Clason writes in his 1926 personal finance classic "The Richest Man in Babylon."<p>Clason's collection of parables, based in the ancient city of Babylon, starts …

9 Successful People Share Their Smartest Money Tips

If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best.<p>“Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves,” …

7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22

Managing Director, Hughes Marino<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As of this writing, I’m 22. In the last 12 months I’ve generated a million dollars in commissions in one of the most competitive industries on the planet, where my average competitor is at least double my …