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Mayonnaise Cafes Are Very Much A Thing in Japan, Apparently

Mayonnaise Cafes Are Very Much A Thing in Japan, Apparently Would you go to a special cafe to take in all the mayo you want?If you said yes to the previous few questions, you might live in Japan.

15 years after surviving communal riots, Muslim artist crafts idol for Hindu temple

15 years after surviving communal riots, Muslim artist crafts idol for Hindu temple A 29-year-old Muslim man hailing from the once riot-stricken Indian city of Ahmedabad, now has an idol crafted by him installed inside a Hindu temple, The Times of India reports.Mohsin Shaikh, who was 14 when communal strife engulfed Ahmedabad in the summer of 2002, grew up crafting chalk and graphite idols of Hindu deities.

Get Out Is a Refreshing, Creepy, Stress-Filled Thriller Unafraid to Comment on Race

Get Out Is a Refreshing, Creepy, Stress-Filled Thriller Unafraid to Comment on Race When I first watched the trailer for comedian Jordan Peele’s Get Out, I knew that I had to see it.I’ve never seen a thriller like this one comment so boldly on race.

This Quirky Japanese Company Launched An App For Employees To Find Toilets

This Quirky Japanese Company Launched An App For Employees To Find Toilets If you find yourself having to go to the bathroom all the time like me, you’ve probably already memorized the locations of all the toilets near you, but for everyone else, a Japanese company has created an app that will direct you to the nearest empty toilet.It’s meant for use at work, introduced by the telecommunication company KDDI.

These Owl Cafés in Japan Are Cute, But Not Great For Owls

These Owl Cafés in Japan Are Cute, But Not Great For Owls When you sit down to a delicious dinner with all your favorite foods and beverages, things probably seem perfect, right?That would make it immensely more interesting and cute at the same time.

Catch Up On Attack on Titan With Film Recaps in Theaters

Catch Up On Attack on Titan With Film Recaps in Theaters Need some help remembering what happened in the last season of Attack on Titan before jumping into the next?The two 120-minute recap movies, Guren no Yumiya and Jiyuu no Tsubasa respectively, neatly tie up the first and second halves of the series.

Hey, Silicon Valley: Your culture sucks, so quit raving about it

Hey, Silicon Valley: Your culture sucks, so quit raving about it Back when the iPhone was a mere twinkle in Steve Jobs' eye, "culture" didn't mean all that much in Silicon Valley.It may be tech's favourite buzzword, but it's time to give it up.

This Lip Gloss Feels Like Kissing A Kitten's Nose

This Lip Gloss Feels Like Kissing A Kitten's Nose So it makes sense cosmetics brand Felissimo Nekobu creates makeup and beauty products meant to evoke feelings of cuddling and kissing cats.The special “Neko no hana ni kisu shita mitai – hinyari ohana” lip gloss, which roughly translated via RocketNews24 means “It’s like I’ve just kissed a cat’s nose – a pleasantly cool nose,” aims to reproduce the feeling of kissing a kitten’s nose.

This Bunny-Shaped Bread in Japan Looks Delicious and Cute

This Bunny-Shaped Bread in Japan Looks Delicious and Cute Melon bread, pork buns, and several other types of the delicious baked goods are well-loved in the country, as is “usagi pan,” or rabbit bread.That means when you slice it into individual pieces of bread; you get the perfect bunny shaped bread for yummy sandwiches!

Radioactive Wild Boars Are Taking Over These Japanese Towns

Radioactive Wild Boars Are Taking Over These Japanese Towns Well, not these wild boars.Hundreds of them have simply taken over two Japanese towns near the exclusion zone near the abandoned Fukushima power station there.

Legoland Japan's Whimsical Upcoming Menu Looks Amazing

Legoland Japan's Whimsical Upcoming Menu Looks Amazing There’s a brand new Legoland that’s supposed to be opening in Nagoya, Japan soon, as early as next month.And with its opening will come a whole lot of amazing-looking food based on the Legos that inspired the entirety of the attraction.

This Hotel in Japan Has Robot Dinosaurs Greet You

This Hotel in Japan Has Robot Dinosaurs Greet You If you go to this hotel in Japan, you might be greeted by a robotic dinosaur at the front desk.The Hen-na Hotel, near Tokyo Disneyland, is literally named “Strange Hotel,” with “hen-na” meaning “strange” in Japanese.

Try Pancakes On A Stick With This New Japanese Food Trend

Try Pancakes On A Stick With This New Japanese Food Trend Over in Tokyo, the Harajuku district is home to Osaka Kawaii Panbo, which serves the “Kushi Pancake,” or “Skewered Pancake.Raspberry, mango, chocolate, caramel, condensed milk, honey, maple syrup, and custard are up for grabs as well as candy sprinkles, icing sugar and more.