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Kris Jenner Bought Kim Kardashian's Baby Over $10,000 Worth Of Items, So That's Cool

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their newest child into the family on Jan. 15 via surrogate, and it's so exciting. While family and friends of …

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New Kit-Kat flavor uses ruby chocolate

<b>JAPAN (WIVB) —</b> Nestle is unveiling a new Kit-Kat flavor in Japan and South Korea.<p>It’s called the Kit-Kat Chocolatory Sublime Ruby, and it’s made from …


Daughter gets charm bracelet tattoo made with her dad’s ashes

When Becky Hamer-Morris’ dad died of cancer, she was determined to keep his memory alive.<p>So she decided to get a tattoo…using his ashes.<p>‘It seemed …


Nestle is making a pink KitKat from ruby chocolate

KitKat fans are about to get their first taste of ruby chocolate.<p>Nestle (NSRGY) is launching the new flavor -- KitKat Chocolatory Sublime Ruby -- in stores in Japan and South Korea on Friday, and online in nine other territories including the U.S., U.K., Germany, France and Switzerland.<p>In Japan, …


Wife Of Twin Cities Radio Host Lived Life Positively Despite Gastric Cancer

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — A Chisago County woman spent the final months of her life encouraging others to live life to the fullest.Ev Jacobson was 53 …

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8 Must-See Places for a Day Trip in Tokyo

Chances are that your journey will begin and end with Tokyo, or even if it doesn’t then you will probably still have a trip to Tokyo included in your …


These Are the 300 Best Festivals in the World in 2018

We can all agree it’s been a rough year, and festivals have often been the only escape from all the turmoil and hatred filling the airwaves, …


The Best Time to Visit Japan for Cherry Blossoms

<b>In the cherry blossom’s shade, there’s no such thing as a stranger” ~ Kobayashi Issa.</b><p>The new year is upon us and if the last was anything to go by, …


Cherry blossom lures visitors to Cibodas Botanical Garden

Since coming into bloom last week, cherry blossom has become one of the tourist attractions at Cibodas Botanical Gardens in Cianjur, West Java.


Uh, Why Did No One Tell Me That Japan Has Amazing Tropical Islands?

Japan really is doing the most.


A sanctuary in the clouds | The Brothers Brick

Take a deep breath and relax. <b>Anthony Wilson</b> shows us the best views are often found above the clouds. This creation depicts rock formations jutting …


13 New Products That Are Changing the Beauty Game in 2018

Welcome to 2018, where Oprah is rumored to run for president, dry-clean-only socks are the norm, and beauty breakthroughs are stronger, better—and more efficient—than ever. The new year is bringing on new innovation and, not to mention, an online shopping cart ready to be filled with goods. From a …


8 ways to save money on your trip to Kyoto

Kyoto can seem like an intimidating destination for travelers. The historic city isn’t nearly as expensive as Tokyo, but between transportation, …


The Complete Osaka Travel Guide

Osaka is Japans third largest city. It’s modern, vibrant and has a lot to offer the visitor. The vibe and culture of Tokyo and Osaka are very …


13 Top Marathons Worth Traveling For

You might not know who Jessie Diggins is, but by the conclusion of February’s Winter Olympics, you will know the world-class cross-country skier’s name. The colorfully coiffed U.S. sensation participates in one of the most grueling sports in the games; cross-country skiers are essentially running a …


Tokyo’s Ranma 1/2 cafe is open, and we just stuffed ourselves with awesome anime nostalgia

<b>Food, art, and exclusive merch</b> are part of love letter to one of the most popular <b>anime</b> of all time, and totally worth a <b>six-hour wait for a table</b>.<p>At …


10 Most Romantic Destinations In The World To Celebrate Your Love

One of the very best things in life has got to be going on an adventure with the person you love. Seeing new places and having new experiences …


7 ways to save money on your trip to Tokyo

Tokyo might be known as one of the most expensive cities in the world but this is not quite the case. Japan’s vibrant capital is definitely on the …


The arcane world of Japan’s taiko drummers

THERE is a felicitous double meaning to Kodo, the name of the celebrated Japanese drumming ensemble. Its written characters mean “drum child”. But an …


Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 Wine Review

<b>Rating</b><p><b>A-</b><p>Style<p>Red<p>Blend<p>Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot<p>Vintage<p>2009<p>ABV<p>13.5%<p>Price<p>$67.00<p>Review<p>While this library release from an iconic …

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San Diego’s Most Beautiful Restaurants of 2017

A good restaurant fills a variety of needs. Yes, the food needs to taste delicious and be prepared well. Service should be thorough, warm and gracious, yet not too overbearing. Sometimes overlooked in favor of the other two criteria is design, which is essential for setting the right vibe. Bad …

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18 reasons for you to travel in 2018

It is that time of the year when everyone starts making their New Year resolutions. Here are 18 reasons that will convince you as to why you need to …


See the Cherry Blossoms in 2018

If you are already excited about seeing the cherry blossoms this spring, there’s no time to wait.<p>The annual event is notoriously hard to predict, but …

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January 3rd is National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day!

John-Bryan Hopkins<p>Posted on January 3, 2018<p>Here are today’s five things to know about cherries:<p>Cherries were brought to America by ship with early …

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Khloe Kardashian’s Best Nine Celebrates Pregnancy & The Exciting Things Coming To The Star In 2018

If the past few months of pregnancy rumors and coded clues have felt like a whirlwind for fans, I can't even imagine how the Kar-Jenner sisters …

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Unexamined Photos Aren’t Worth Shooting

This is a spin-off of the wise saying from Socrates: “The unexamined life isn’t worth living.”<p>Gratitude in photography<p>I’ve been reviewing my old …

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Shangri-La at the Shard: a five-star palace in the sky

Prepare to be gobsmacked, says Luke Abrahams


A year in Washington weather: My favorite five photo shoots

It was a memorable year for weather photography in our region. The year began with a historic blizzard in Williamsburg on Jan. 7, followed by an unprecedented cherry blossom freeze and ice storm in mid-March at Washington’s Tidal Basin. It was then capped off with a fairly rare snowfall on D.C.’s …


Kim Kardashian re-styles a 1997 Dior floral mini dress for Kris Jenner's Christmas party

Never underestimate the power of a stylist.<p>Kim Kardashian strutted into mom Kris Jenner's annual Christmas party in a vintage 1997 Dior mini dress -- but we almost didn't recognize it! Twenty years after it first made its runway debut, the item looks a heck of a lot different on Kim.<p>Here's what it …

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