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Date Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Americans Taste Exotic Asian Food

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Date Thursday, July 17, 2014

Kawasaki: ‘A monkey never cramps’

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Toronto Blue Jays infielder Munenori Kawasaki joins Barry Davis to talk about the cramp in his leg.

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Date Thursday, July 10, 2014

Photo Essay: Chinese Shoppers’ Penchant for Catching Z’s in IKEA

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The Chinese fondness for napping in odd places is a well-documented phenomenon, one that’s spawned a popular website and even a book.

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Date Sunday, July 06, 2014

This New Museum In Tokyo Looks Like A Sick Joke, But Kids LOVE It. You’re Not Gonna Believe It.

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Not everyone is the “museum type,” and that’s okay. There are people in this world who enjoy art galleries and museums… others like outdoor sports and adventure. (It really takes all sorts.) But it is difficult to understand why anyone would like this new museum in Tokyo.

It’s called “Toilet!? Human Waste & Earth’s Future” ... and it’s about exactly what you think.

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Date Tuesday, July 01, 2014

China is reportedly thinking about building a bullet train that reaches America

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China already has the world’s longest high-speed rail network. And the country aims to more than double the amount of high-speed railway by 2015 from the existing 10,000 km (6,000 miles) to 19,000 km—and eventually 25,000km by 2020.

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Date Tuesday, July 01, 2014

When Identical Twins Grow Up

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Chinese photographer Gao Rongguo has created a touching series of photographs that juxtaposes pairs of identical twins in China. That catch is that they are all over the age of 50 - we get to compare not only their appearances, but how their lives have remained similar or how they’ve changed.

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Date Monday, June 09, 2014

PSY - Hangover feat. Snoop Dogg

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Date Saturday, May 31, 2014

What’s Become of Psy Since “Gangnam Style?”

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If every view on “Gangnam Style” came from a different person, then 28% of the world’s population could probably recognize Psy by now. That’s the kind of star power almost nobody achieves. Today, the video is slated to earn its two billionth view. But it’s been almost two years since the viral video’s release, though, and no one can name anything else one of the most recognized artists in the world has done.

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Date Monday, May 26, 2014

The History of the Ramen Noodle

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On Monday evening, the Culinary Historians of New York gathered on Manhattan’s Upper East Side to discuss the political and economic underpinnings of ramen-noodle soup. “Next month’s meeting is called Dethroning the Deceitful Pork Chop,” a member named Linda Pelaccio reminded the audience of about fifty students, foodies, and septuagenarians from the podium. “But now, Professor George Solt!”

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Date Monday, May 26, 2014

The Messy History of Ramen

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NYU professor George Solt discusses ramen’s complex history, tracing its evolution from the working man’s fuel to international icon of Japanese culture. 

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