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Guess She Didn't Realize The Cameras Were Rolling

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.13.2013 | Comedy

When this girl accidentally walks onto a TV set while the cameras are rolling, her reaction is priceless. We can't stop watching it... Over and over a...

Is This Reel For Real?

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.09.2013 | Comedy

This Japanese commercial reel by New York actor George Kareman seems like it could not possibly be a real reel, but given the absurdity of some ads co...

This Ad For A Japanese USB Lighter Is Kind Of Insane

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.04.2013 | Comedy

From the moment this wacky animated Jii cigarette lighter arises from the scientist's lab in this Japanese commercial, we're intrigued. Watch the ...

How Artists Survive : Part 5 -- Raven's Floating Worlds

Juri Koll | Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll

Done of a repetitive, rhythmic technique of lines and circles and other shapes arranged and weaved into creations that become illustrated dreams, Raven Servellon's paintings are the artists way of finding a way out of and into the piece.

Minority Rights and the Killing of Trayvon Martin

William K. Barth | Posted 09.21.2013 | Los Angeles
William K. Barth

Race alone is not enough to explain the outcome of the Martin Zimmerman trial. We need also to understand the plight of minority groups qua groups if we are to prevent future tragic killings.

I Can See What You're Dreaming

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Kelly Sullivan Walden

If we can "see" what we are dreaming, then we can see what we are thinking in our waking lives, as well... I think it can't help but be a catalyst to assist us to become a more empathic, compassionate, aware, even... dare I say, enlightened civilization.

The Asian Face and the Rise of Cosmetic Surgery

Andrew Lam | Posted 05.21.2013 | Health and Fitness
Andrew Lam

Almost 4 decades ago, fresh from the refugee camp of Vietnam, I was first made acutely aware of my own Asian looks by a schoolyard bully in my junior ...

Comedian TJ Miller on Changing His Appearance for Mike Judge's Silicon Valley HBO Pilot

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.19.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

Comedian TJ Miller stops by the What's Trending studio to talk about HBO's Silicon Valley, The Warner Sound's "Gorburger" show and react to some of pop culture's finest actors turned singers.

The Thinnest Latex Condom and Other World Records Held by Japan

Amy Chavez | Posted 04.27.2013 | Weird News
Amy Chavez

Here are 10 world records held by Japan for the shortest, thinnest, fewest, daintiest, briefest and smallest.

'She Brings Honor to Our Family, and That Is Good'

Marsha Aizumi | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marsha Aizumi

"Never bring shame to our family." For a while, this voice forced me into the closet and I could not openly talk about my lesbian child. I was afraid that I would be judged a terrible mother who brought dishonor to her family.

The Advent Of Izakayas

Caroline Phelps | Posted 03.04.2013 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

The past few years have seen Japanese food becoming one of many people's favorite cuisines and it's certainly not because of Americanized, watered down dishes. Izakaya fare is quickly becoming the new definition of Japanese food, so what exactly is Izakaya?

Redistricting Leaves Alaska Legislature 'Awfully White'

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

Two Alaska Native legislators were at the peak of power during the last legislative session in Juneau. Even though they weren't serving as Senate Pre...

7 Insider Tips For Enjoying Japan

Amy Chavez | Posted 12.04.2012 | Travel
Amy Chavez

If you're traveling to Japan, slide right in with the culture with these seven tips.

Gutsy Women Get Things Done | Mika Funakoshi | Posted 08.16.2012 | Healthy Living

Traveling between Japan and Afghanistan where fighting between NATO-led forces and Taliban rebels continues, three Japanese women in their 60s and 70s...

David Moye

WATCH: This Teenager Girl Is A Real Living Doll | David Moye | Posted 03.20.2012 | Weird News

A lot of girls enjoy dressing up their dolls, but a 15-year-old London teenager gets her kicks dressing up like her dolls. She's Venus Angelic and ...

London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Round Up (VIDEO) | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

London Fashion Week is undoubtedly one of the best times of year to be a Londoner.

PHOTOS: Japanese Teens Come Of Age At Twenty Years Old

Posted 01.17.2012 | World

Japanese teens party as they come of age at 20 years old and will finally be allowed to drink, smoke and vote.To see more great photography visit Huff...

Iron Chef Morimoto Shows How To Make Sushi

Food & Wine | Posted 08.31.2012 | Home
Food & Wine

Even if mastering sushi can take a lifetime, Morimoto says anyone can make a well-balanced maki (roll) at home.

You Have No Rights

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

We talk about rights to privacy regularly but few people can point to what exactly those rights are. More importantly, what guarantees those rights? What guarantees us that our rights will not be infringed upon? The answer is... nothing!

Opinion: One Instructor's Reflection On 9/11

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.09.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Belia Mayeno Saavedra Youth Radio ins...

The Faithful Shopper: Back to School for the City Cool

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.15.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Tots adore Crocs' rainbow, plastic footwear, and the company has expanded the empire with tons of new styles, sneakers, and backpacks galore.

Ramen Is Racist

Anneli Rufus | Posted 08.02.2011 | Home
Anneli Rufus


Memories of World War II From Men Who Fought in the Pacific

Pat LaMarche | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

The fast acting Captain who turned the Missouri and saved Joe's life could not have done so if there hadn't been an officer on board who could recognize at an instant that the planes coming fast and low belonged to the enemy.

Kaiseki At Sushi Zen

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.27.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


Tokyo Maid Cafes: Where Cute Japanese Girls Slap & Spoon-Feed Customers (PHOTOS)

La Carmina | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
La Carmina

At a Japanese maid cafe, customers pay good money to be pampered by cute, young girls in frilly costumes. The role-play goes pretty far. Waitresse...