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Recipe: 10 Calorie Shirataki Black Bean Sauce Jja Jang Myeon Noodles

Michelle Won | Posted 06.08.2016 | Taste
Michelle Won

In an effort to make up for some small fraction of recent diet of eating like a recently released convict, I decided to make one of my favorite Korean dishes, but without any guilt. Jjajangmyeon is a black bean sauce noodle that is salty and savory. It's usually made with pork belly and hand-pulled, hand-cut noodles. Sure, if you can afford the calories, go get the real thing.

"Something Here" -- Japanese Street Photographers

Satoki Nagata | Posted 04.13.2016 | Arts
Satoki Nagata

Many street photographers are now showing their works directly to viewers outside of Japan by means of the internet. There is no need for them to rely on traditional art communities such as publications, galleries, museums, or academia those were common before the internet-world arrived.

A Mid-20s Single Girl Shares the Ultimate Guide to Learn 3 Different Languages at the Same Time

Davis Truyen | Posted 03.30.2016 | Education
Davis Truyen

Learning foreign language becomes important and necessary for those who want to have a big change in their future career. Language is not only a communication tool but also a main bridge leading to the endless knowledge source of human wisdom.

Review: 'Preserving the Japanese Way,' by Nancy Singleton Hachisu

Gary Villablanca Duff | Posted 03.24.2016 | Taste
Gary Villablanca Duff

An ever-expanding genre of cookbooks is exploring the idea of traditional Japanese foods at home. We have Nancy Singleton Hachisu to thank for that.

5 Design Tricks To Borrow From The Japanese

The Huffington Post | Lexi Tollefsen | Posted 02.25.2016 | HuffPost Home

The Japanese are known for sleek, polished and impeccably organized spaces. From the stately architecture of religious temples to the tranquil atmosph...

'Japanese Schindler' Who Saved 6,000 Lives During World War II Finally Gets A Movie

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.20.2016 | Religion

Steven Spielberg's 1993 film "Schindler's List" told the story of German businessman Oskar Schindler, whose determination to stand up for what was rig...

A Tutorial for Nikki Haley About America's History of "Racial" Policies

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Unfortunately, Trump's perverse proposals fit "right" in with the racist immigration history of the United States. So in the service of education, I offer Nikki Haley the following tutorial focusing on issues of "race" in our immigration and naturalization policies.

A New Device Can Translate Speech In Real Time

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 01.08.2016 | Technology

Say "hello," "bonjour," "konichiwa" and "salaam" to a wearable device called "ili" that translates your speech in real time. It looks like a USB flas...

Words Like Trump's Have Consequences for the Innocent

R.J. Marx | Posted 01.05.2016 | Politics
R.J. Marx

For a preview of what our country might look like if Donald Trump had his way, let's go back to 1942 Oregon.

Hidden In Brooklyn: The Japanese Izakaya Restaurant You Should Know About

Brad Hobbs | Posted 12.23.2015 | Taste
Brad Hobbs

New York is a city built on culture. With Culture brings prized national dishes, chances are, if you live in New York or visit, your taste buds have v...

Japan's Hidden Gems: Kyushu, Hot Springs, Tea Ceremony and Sumo Wrestling

David Code | Posted 12.11.2015 | Travel
David Code

One of the fondest memories of my three years living in Japan was a hot springs pool in the mountains. My Tokyo girlfriend took me to a quaint old ...

I Tried the 'kon-mari' Method of Tidying Up and Was Left Feeling Empty

Francesca Kaplan Grossman | Posted 12.09.2015 | HuffPost Home
Francesca Kaplan Grossman

Her only real criteria for not discarding something is the question "does it spark joy?" I took too much joy in it. I was getting too much joy out of my tee shirts being folded vertically in rows. My tidy kitchen sparked too much contentment. I loved, too much, the new state of tidy.

Like Hickenlooper, This Colorado Governor from the 1940s Would Have Accepted Syrian Refugees

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.18.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

During WWII, the U.S. government forced Americans of Japanese descent from their homes on the West Coast and moved them to interior states. Kansas Gov. Payne Ratner, reflected the opinions of many governors when she responded at the time with, "Japs are not wanted and not welcome in Kansas."

105-Year-Old Japanese Sprinter Breaks A World Record

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.24.2015 | Fifty

Most of us can't imagine living to 105, let alone competing in races. But for 105-year-old Hidekichi Miyazaki, breaking world records is no big deal. ...

Yayoi Kusama: Let's Fight Together

Louisiana Channel | Posted 09.17.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Welcome to the magical, polka-dotted, pumpkin-filled world of the legendary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, who uses her art to fight for love and peace. We had the pleasure of meeting the 86-year-old Kusama in her colourful Tokyo-studio.

It's Time for the Scoop on Koneko, America's First Japanese Cat Cafe

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 09.15.2015 | New York
Suzanne Donaldson

Cat People of America - rejoice! The US now has its very own Japanese cat café.

Buff, Shirtless Men Will Serve You Food At Japan's 'Macho Cafe'

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.01.2015 | Taste

A company in Japan is trying to improve the food service industry one muscular man at a time. Macho 29 is a group of buff, Japanese men who take over ...

A Charming Sushi Joint in NYC With Creative Japanese Entrees That Deliver

Jane Seo | Posted 08.20.2016 | Taste
Jane Seo

From a cursory glance, you would have never guessed that a little sushi joint located in the basement level of Whole Foods Market in Columbus Circle s...

The Start of Our Culinary Adventure in Japan

KitchHike | Posted 08.20.2016 | Taste
KitchHike

Our next course would be a street food favorite: takoyaki or grilled octopus balls! Pouring the egg batter into the special grilled plate, I was wondering how we were going to make the perfectly shaped crisp balls of takoyaki that we'd come to love eating off the street.

Delicious Japanese Homemade Meals You Want to Try Before You Die

KitchHike | Posted 08.18.2016 | Taste
KitchHike

As the number of foreign tourists is increasing these days, countryside area is also attracting tourists' attention. Every different local dish gets f...

From Pineapples To Acorns: How These 8 Countries Will Welcome You To The Neighborhood

Posted 08.18.2015 | HuffPost Home

Remember that gluten-free muffin basket your neighbor brought by when you moved into your new home? Little did you know, that little gesture belongs t...

The Japanese Way: How to Eat Japanese Food Like the Natives

KitchHike | Posted 08.04.2016 | Taste
KitchHike

When eating one's meal, there are a few points to keep in mind, particularly when using one's chopsticks. There are a number of taboos when it comes to using chopsticks, but here are some important ones to remember.

4 New Trumps Shaking Fast Track's House Of (Trading) Cards

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics
Carl Pope

With these four new trump cards on the table, the odds against fast-track get better -- and almost certainly the next Presidential election will put the candidates of both parties to the test. Trade diplomacy's House of Cards looks ever shakier -- even if it doesn't topple in the next few months.

Faithful Shopper: Re-Cycle Your Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.16.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

It's spring at last, and time to get yourself in shape for summer. One of the great exercises around, that's particularly easy on the joints, is cycling.

The 33 Best Ramen Shops In America

Thrillist | Posted 06.09.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

Like a pot of pork bones, ramen's popularity has been simmering for a long time.