Anime director Hayao Miyazaki visited the Ghibli Museum in west Tokyo, much to the delight of the staff. He sat in front of the cafe and sketched the sign, adorning it with little characters.
Kei means light in Japanese. Keitora are ultra compact Japanese trucks. My friend Todd Lappin imported a kei firetruck from Japan to San Francisco. He posts photos of it on Instagram. If you want to buy a used Japanese kei car, Jalopnik has a guide on how to do it. A lot of paperwork is… READ THE REST
It's never fun being an outsider. However, sometimes you're forced to be one. Whether through employment or place of residence, everyone will occasionally feel like an outsider. The trade-off is that you can usually leave the area where you feel isolated to return to your peer group. If you're the only Indian person at your… READ THE REST
There was nothing better than finding a disused lot or vacant construction site when I was a kid. In a child's eyes, a dilapidated building can easily turn into the DeathStar or the Hall of Justice. All you need is a keen imagination and a few friends. The idea behind giving abandoned spaces a facelift… READ THE REST
Even with today's massive array of innovative gizmos and gadgets at your disposal, getting your hands on professional-grade tech for your home can be a little tricky, not to mention quite expensive. And if you've ever searched for quality audio tools for your home studio, you likely have experienced this frustration. Whether you write and record your own… READ THE REST
Did you know that 70% of the oxygen we breathe comes from the ocean, specifically tiny plant-like plankton called Pyrocystis? Well, what if you can grow those tiny Pyrocystis in your own home and enjoy the benefits? Now, that's a possibility, thanks to PyroFarms. For several years, the citizen scientists at PyroFarms have been growing dinoflagellates Pyrocystis. Their mission is to "bring nature's natural wonder, beauty,… READ THE REST
Let's face it: Life is pretty expensive. And while we enjoy splurging on luxury goods, everyday necessities really shouldn't be breaking the bank. That's why memberships to retail warehouses are such a lifesaver. Suddenly, groceries, home goods, furniture, and more are all accessible and inexpensive. One of the best examples of this is Sam's Club — and right now,… READ THE REST