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Osaka Warns About Eating Okonomiyaki and Rice Together

AsiaToday | Posted 08.03.2016 | World

[Source: Wikimedia] By AsiaToday reporter Kim Ye-jin - Osaka Prefectural Government has warned its residents about 'Kasanetabe', or eating two types ...

Possible 'Black Widow' Spun Tangled Web Of Death

Associated Press | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 11.20.2014 | Crime

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police were looking for traces of poison in the home of a woman arrested on suspicion of killing her husband, one of six men w...

Get Free International Stopovers on These Airlines | Posted 11.23.2014 | Travel

For adventurous travelers, a free trip to an exotic city is a mouthwatering prospect. Stopovers -- connections between flights of more than 24 hours -- provide a sneaky way to do just that, giving travelers two holidays for the price of one.

10-Year-Old Breakdancer Appears To Defy Gravity

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

The other day we had 6-year-old B-Girl Terra 'wow' us with her incredible dance moves. Now, to quote the 1984 song by Deniece Williams: Let's hear it ...

Your Tats Could Cost You A Job Offer

Posted 08.07.2012 | Business

Job-seekers all over the world are finding that their tats may be costing them a job opportunity. The Takasu Clinic, which has cosmetic surgery ce...

PHOTOS: Summer Music Festivals Worldwide

Viator | Posted 09.23.2012 | Travel

It's that time of year again, when music concerts swap sticky dive bar floors for well-tramped grass and enormous open-air stages.

Tattoo Crackdown In Japan Bans Visible Ink For City Employees

Posted 06.26.2012 | Style

Tattoo bans are most often found in schools, summer camps, the military and corporate offices. But one city in Japan has taken it a step further, crac...

Miniature Paper Cities

Posted 06.14.2012 | Arts

Although big cities offer plenty of opportunities and perks unavailable in less populated locales, sometimes all the hustle and bustle can get a bit o...

No Baggage Challenge for Charity

Matt Browner Hamlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Matt Browner Hamlin

This summer travel writer Rolf Potts went around the world in forty-two days, with no baggage. Now I'm taking up a No Baggage Challenge -- but it's for charity.

Toyota - Why It's all Happening Now

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Toyota pioneered the "Q circle" system, which involved workers at all levels tackling problems in small groups. The "Toyota Way" became almost a religion within the car business.

Is Harley-Davidson the Next Casualty?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

How can Harley-Davidson stem the bleeding of red ink?

Suspect who bought a new face to evade justice is held

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Osaka, Home News

With his surgically altered features obscured by sunglasses and a face mask, Tatsuya Ichihashi must have thought he would easily slip unnoticed on to ...

China acquires Nippon Oil | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Chinese government has approved China National Petroleum Corp to buy 49 percent shares in its Japanese counterpart - Nippon Oil Corp to set up a j...

Tokyo: 'Most Expensive Expat City'

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

According to the data/surveying firm Mercer, Tokyo and Osaka, Japan surpassed Moscow in 2009 as the most expensive city in the world for expats, due t...

H1N1 flu spreads in Japan despite inspection efforts | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Osaka, Japan, Home News

Residents of Japan attempt to ward off swine flu with protective masks. Japan has reported a big increase in the number of cases of H1N1 flu, with at...

Swine Flu: Japan Sees Sudden Outbreak, Shuts Schools

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Health officials in Japan have ordered more than 1,000 schools and kindergartens closed amid an outbreak of the new H1N1 flu strain in the country wit...

Heart-Shaped Subway Map And More Fun With Transportation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We like talking about promoting public transit here on Treehugger and at Planet Green, noting that cities and countries that get it right can create a...