Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossom Festival at Auburn Botanic Gardens

Auburn Botanic Gardens is one of the most popular places in Sydney to view beautiful cherry blossoms.<p>The Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival is a …

Japan

Unknown Japanese Plan to Bomb US Carriers

A World War II tale like no other.<p>Sebastien Roblin [2]<p>During World War II, Japan infamously deployed biological weapons in attacks that infected and …

War

Text an Emoji and the SFMOMA Will Respond with a Picture of Art

It would take the average person approximately three days to view every work on display at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art—and that’s not …

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Nithya Radhakrishnan – This Indian Photographer Redefines Flora Photography With Her Dreamy Frames

Such classy elegance in compositions and exceptional light with elements of nature. Meet this Indian photographer Nithya Radhakrishnan who loves to …

Photography

How to Seize Control of a Router with Routersploit

A router is the core of anyone's internet experience, but sadly most people don't spend much time setting up this critical piece of hardware. Old …

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Spreading the seeds of the Illawarra through seedlings

The Illawarra Flame Tree in Balgownie. Picture: Andy Zakeli<p>Local Business<p>In the lead up to the Illawarra Flame Festival, organisers are planting the …

Gardening

Vault 7: new WikiLeaks dump details Android SMS snooping malware

Since launching its Vault 7 project in March, WikiLeaks has dumped documents outlining the CIA’s efforts to exploit Microsoft and Apple technology. …

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These exotic Japanese gins are now available to buy in the UK

British gin lovers can now get their hands (and mouths) on some exotic flavours from Japan.<p>Five Japanese gins are finally being made available to buy …

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Pick fragrances according to your personality

Have a hyper personality? Go for woody notes. The introvert ones can pick out fragrances like Fijian water and cherry blossom, say experts.<p>Shikhee …

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MasterChef Takes Japan! Have a Look Inside Tamara's Photo Diary

The star contestants of <b>MasterChef</b> recently jetted over to Tokyo, Japan, to raise the stakes in the cooking competition. Facing a series of tough …

Japan

Things To Do In Tokyo: The Best of Japan's Capital City

Tokyo is without a doubt, the craziest place I have ever visited. But in such a wonderful way! The sheer amount of people crammed into such small …

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The 6 Best Cities to Eat Donuts in the United States

Confession: I have a donut obsession. Whenever I find myself in a new place, the first thing I do is find the donuts. I've donut-crawled my way …

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Pre-bomb Hiroshima film released

A 1935 film of Hiroshima featuring a bustling downtown and cherry blossoms was recently restored and released.

Hiroshima

Rare footage shows daily life in Hiroshima before the atomic bomb was dropped on it

Cherry blossoms, beautifully intricate kimonos and people serenely paddling across a river — a new video paints an idyllic picture of how life was like in Hiroshima, before the city was destroyed by an atomic bomb in World War II.<p>The video, shot by a Hiroshima resident some 10 years before the …

Japan

D.C.’s 12 most beautiful hotel lobbies, mapped - Curbed DC

When one thinks of hotels, usually the first things that come to mind are how comfortable the beds are, how varied the amenities are, and how close the location is to touristy sites. Not often is the lobby the star of the hotel, but it should be—and now with this map it can be.<p>For hotelgoers who …

Hotels

Japan’s new landing permission passport sticker will feature Mount Fuji and a cherry blossom

Japan’s Justice Ministry has announced that it will change the design of the landing permission sticker that is affixed to the passports of foreign nationals at immigration control, effective from the beginning of 2018.<p>Up to now, the sticker has featured an image of the paulownia plant, which has …

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Ink Review: Sailor Jentle Sakura Mori

<i>Review by Laura Cameron</i><p>Several weeks ago Ana posted a photo of Sailor Jentle Four Seasons Inks and I quickly became smitten with the Sakura-Mori …

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Foreign workers wanted in Japan as the country enjoys booming tourism this year

More and more people are going to Japan, with brand new data released by the Japan Tourism Agency showing that the country is experiencing record numbers of visitors and workers from overseas.<p>Last spring saw Japan experiencing the highest tourism figures since the government began taking records in …

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And the winners of 2017 Katha fiction contest are...

Three winners and two honourable mentions for upcoming talent.<p>The 2017 Katha fiction contest winners have been announced. <i>Alcatraz</i> by Vrinda Baliga …

India

Just Pictures: The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto

Posted at 15:33h in Hotel, Hotel Review, Travel by DW 0 Comments<p>I sat down the other day, ready to write out a few standard points blogger hotel …

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Wikileaks release CIA’s documents for credentials stealing tools called BothanSpy and Gyrfalcon

Whistle blowing site Wikileaks <b>released three documents</b> as part of its Vault 7 leaks for two projects code-named BothanSpy and Gyrfalcon targeting …

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Wood-Clad Minimalist House With Three Spaces

Japanese architect Hiroto Kawaguchi in collaboration with Kohei Yukawa built a family house overlooking the picturesque Japanese landscape. There …

Architecture

Abused piglet dumped at animal shelter undergoes miraculous transformation

Though we may never know why some people abuse animals (or other people), it’s heartening to know compassionate individuals do still exist. The Dodo …

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Colin Field Talks Cocktails, Samurais and Sofia Coppola at Tasaki Event

The Ritz Paris bartender divulged his secret recipe for the Amaterasu, the world's rarest cocktail.<p><b>LIQUID GOLD:</b> Gold South Sea pearls and …

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Dying Piglet Abandoned At Shelter Goes Through Miraculous Transformation

Meet Cherry Blossom, the piglet who has suffered a lot in life. She was dropped off at a shelter being very ill. “She had an incredibly severe case …

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How to celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival in Japan

The pink cherry blossom of Japan is possibly one of the most iconic images of Asia. With blossoming flowers bursting from the trees, Japan’s Cherry …

Japan

Alpha Industries' Cherry Blossom Bomber Is All You'll Need This Fall

Cute and cozy.<p>Alpha Industries has released a fall-ready bomber and it’s a certified must-have. The famed MA-1 Souvenier jacket arrives in “Silver …

Cherry Blossom

2 Indian designers launch their online stores

Comfort and style are the new arbiters by which we measure effortless style. Striking a balance between the two can be a task. With two minimalistic …

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The best summer perfumes of 2016 - 3am Fashion & Beauty

Sun, sea, sand and… scents. We love choosing a new perfume each summer because we know that when the nights draw in, one spritz will instantly …

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the wood-clad newtown house overlooks the picturesque japanese landscape

<b>japanese architect hiroto kawaguchi was commissioned to build a family house overlooking the picturesque japanese landscape.</b> the residential house …

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