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791 Phone booths get new lease on life in Japan as smartphone charging stations
790 The 7 types of rest that every person needs
789 How to eat well in 2021
788 Here’s why Japanese supermarkets play “cheap” background music all day, according to Twitter
787 The companies that help people vanish
786 Unilever is testing a four-day work week in New Zealand
785 What Is the Healthiest Bread?
784 Here’s a look at how the different coronavirus vaccines work
783 Love Social Media? You Could Scroll into Trouble
782 Kamala Harris: The many identities of the first woman vice-president
781 Japanese firms start to reconsider asking for resumes to specify gender
780 Google Photos hooked users with free unlimited storage. Now that’s changing
779 How to take a vacation without leaving your own home
778 Getting Back Pain While Working From Home? An Ergonomics Expert Offers Advice
777 Is Hiroshima the true home of Okonomiyaki?
776 Is cow hugging the world’s new wellness trend?
775 How walkable is your city? London, Hong Kong put pedestrians first
774 ‘Memorial’ held at Tokyo temple for hanko seals discarded due to digitalization
773 The history of Halloween – how it all started
772 Mail delivery robot makes test run on Tokyo road
771 Want to study better? Just two minutes of exercise beforehand could help
770 Three main reasons why fewer and fewer Japanese people are having funerals
769 Shinrin-Yoku: The Japanese Art Of Forest Bathing
768 Meaningful Questions to Ask People Right Now That Go Deeper Than “How Are You?”
767 Seven-foot robots are stacking shelves in Tokyo convenience stores
766 Drive-ins: A new way to watch live performances
765 Tokyo hotel offers free stay, drinks, and sashimi on one very simple condition
764 Japanese company successfully tests a manned flying car for the first time
763 These planter-like urinals are Amsterdam’s answer to the problem of ‘wild peeing’
762 Musk’s Neuralink Puts Computer Chips in Animal Brains
761 The Swedish staycation obsession
760 Japan finally announced a fee for plastic bags. Will that stop its obsession with plastic?
759 Florida mosquitoes: 750 million genetically modified insects to be released
758 Why Do We Eat Birthday Cake?
757 Inside the multibillion dollar race for a Covid-19 vaccine
756 Sitting on the floor: Is it better than sitting on a chair?
755 Japan’s most polarizing food?
754 Coronavirus: France’s health workers given pay rises worth €8bn
753 Cooking Therapy Benefits That Will Surprise You
752 Coronavirus: Japan’s mysteriously low virus death rate
751 Can you train yourself to like foods you hate?
750 Are human beings naturally lazy?
749 11 Ways to Improve Your Vocabulary in Just One Day
748 Copy of Spanish Baroque painting botched by amateur restoration
747 7 Commons Reasons for Forgetfulness That Have Nothing to Do With Alzheimer’s
746 The rise of Japan’s ‘super solo’ culture
745 How Sweat Affects Your Skin Health
744 Racism definition: Merriam-Webster to make update after request
743 How face masks affect our communication
742 Tom Cruise, NASA, SpaceX To Shoot An Action Movie In Space
741 Meet Hamako Mori, The World’s Oldest Gaming YouTuber
740 Why You Should Drink Milk Before Hitting The Sack
739 These companies plan to make working from home the new normal. As in forever.
738 The science of gossip (and why everyone does it)
737 The life-saving medicines inspired by animals
736 What Travel Could Look Like After Coronavirus
735 To Learn Faster, Neuroscientists Now Say Study Somewhere New
734 Why Drink Lemon Water During Coronavirus Quarantine
733 ‘We have nothing to hide’ — Why Dutch people don’t mind you peering into their homes
732 Buddhist Diet: How It Works and What to Eat
731 13 Tiny Changes That Will Make Your Home Instantly Happier
730 The seven stones of simpler living
729 The Bright Side Of Covid-19: Seven Opportunities Of The Current Pandemic
728 9 Powerful Life Lessons from 100 Year Olds
727 Is fasting good for you?
726 Coronavirus will change the grocery industry forever
725 How to choose clothes that will last
724 How Social Media Sensationalism Is Fueling Stress Around Coronavirus
723 4 Key Benefits of Online Meetings
722 Understanding the tradition of wet markets
721 The health benefits of a random act of kindness
720 Effective Ways To Boost Your Immune System Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
719 Reasons Why You Should Have A Health Journal
718 Gingko biloba trees guard a secret fountain of youth
717 Traditional Handwashing vs. Dishwashers: Which Is More Effective?
716 What is climate change? A really simple guide
715 Japan to amend laws to help elderly work until 70
714 Disruptive Trends for 2020
713 Do Face Masks Really Protect You From Getting Sick?
712 Should I Eat Canned Tuna?
711 Does Comfort Food Really Comfort Us Or Are We Just Emotional Eating?
710 Scientists Map 13 Key Emotions Triggered By Music
709 Visit museums or art galleries and you may live longer, new research suggests
708 Food Trends That Are Coming In 2020
707 YouTube’s top earners: Eight-year-old Ryan tops list with $26m
706 Volcano tourism in the spotlight after New Zealand eruption
705 Eye Yoga: Best Exercise To Keep Your Eyes Healthy, Relieve Stress
704 Why Cold Weather Makes Us Sick
703 What’s the Story of Thanksgiving Day in the US?
702 What Is a Digital Detox?
701 It’s Official: We Should All Stop Working on Fridays, According to Microsoft
700 This Japanese hotel room costs $1 a night.
699 Japan ‘glasses ban’ for women at work sparks backlash
698 The planet is getting so hot, we’ll soon be wearing air conditioners
697 7 uncanny facts about crows
696 How to find a hobby (and why you should)
695 Foods That Give You A Bad Mood
694 Why not wearing shoes does a body good
693 Hypersonic ‘space plane’ promises four-hour London to Sydney flights by 2030s
692 Self-Care Is Not Selfish
691 6 amazing benefits of garlic
690 What we know about vaping-related lung illness
689 Here’s What Young People All Over the World Say They Want Most in a Partner
688 Botox Alternatives That Will Get Rid Of Your Wrinkles
687 Should Parents Worry About Kids Drinking Coffee?
686 Why You Really Shouldn’t Kill the Spiders in Your Home, According to an Entomologist
685 Skin Care Shocker: Woman In Semi-Comatose State After Using Contaminated Cream
684 Japan’s problem with noise pollution
683 How To Achieve Personal Happiness
682 Strategies to Turn Even Your Worst Days Around
681 Shocking Life After Death Proof Revealed By Scientist
680 Mushrooms may ‘reduce the risk of mild brain decline’
679 You don’t need to drink alcohol for it to harm you
678 9 Unlucky Things to Never Keep in Your Home
677 Dementia Deaths Have More Than Doubled—but How Exactly Can It Kill You?
676 5 Simple Steps to Do a Spring Cleaning on Your Mind
675 Why Tidying Up Can Be Good For Your Health
674 5 Common Activities People Don’t Know Are Health Boosters
673 Waking Up Stressed? 4 Possible Reasons For Morning Anxiety
672 Amazon uses dummy parcels to catch thieves
671 Health Advice From The Internet Isn’t Always Reliable, So Be Careful
670 Gardening could be the hobby that helps you live to 100
669 10 New Year’s Resolutions Doctors Actually Want You to Make
668 This Study of 1,614 Employees Reveals the Most Sought-After Office Perk–and It Totally Makes Sense
667 Lung Disease Warning Signs: What To Watch Out For
666 How Does Cold Weather Affect Your Heart Attack Risk?
665 Are Audiobooks As Good For You As Reading? Here’s What Experts Say
664 How repair can inspire creativity and help save the world
663 Nearly Quarter of Americans Carry Lucky Charms
662 4 Health Benefits Of Cycling
661 The darker side of living to 100
660 Cutting Back On Salt? 4 Tips To Reduce Your Sodium Intake
659 Two of the world’s biggest brands are now Chinese
658 Why Reading Books Makes You a Better Person, According to Science
657 6 Reasons Why Summer Can Be Good For Your Health
656 Creativity Is Good For Your Health, Here’s How
655 Why Are Some People Left-Handed?
654 Many back pain patients ‘getting wrong care’
653 Japanese electric toilet symbols go global
652 Three Myths About Cancer Prevention
651 The elderly backpacker who’s inspiring young Chinese
650 German workers win right to 28-hour week
649 6 Ways Pets Are Good For Mental Health
648 Is it possible to boost your immune system?
647 What will millennials kill this year?
646 6 Sneaky Stress Triggers and What to Do About Them
645 UK’s most googled health issue of 2017 revealed
644 13 Funny International Laws You’d Never Know Were Real
643 This Is How Often You Really Should Be Shutting Down Your Computer
642 New terror laws ‘would criminalise thought’, watchdog warns
641 Dream Deprivation Is Just as Unhealthy as Sleep Deprivation
640 Carrying the shopping can improve strength in over-65s, say experts
639 Albert Einstein’s ‘Theory of Happiness’ Fetches $1.56 Million
638 Successful People Do These 8 Things Each Weekend
637 This Japanese Tradition Could Help You Lead a More Meaningful Life
636 Huge damages awards fuel demand for cycling insurance in Japan
635 You’ll Be Happiest During These Two Years of Your Life, According to Science
634 Smoking Cigarettes: Smell In Clothes And Furniture Can Damage Brain, Liver
633 7 Ways To Keep Your Brain Healthy, According To Experts
632 10 tech gadgets that’ll make your everyday life easier
631 One-Fifth of Americans Find Workplace Hostile or Threatening
630 Wisconsin company Three Square Market to microchip employees
629 Five countries where people live the longest
628 Time, not material goods, ‘raises happiness’
627 Planetary protection officer wanted, generous salary
626 Scientists dim sunlight, suck up carbon dioxide to cool planet
625 Working More Than 55 Hours a Week Could Affect Heart Health
624 YouTube Has Started Redirecting Searches for Violent Extremism to Anti-Terrorism Videos
623 New diesel and petrol vehicles to be banned from 2040 in UK
622 Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says
621 8 new skills you can learn by watching YouTube
620 Why You Should Think Twice Before Ordering Coffee or Tea on a Plane
619 5 Rules For Eating Healthy In Japan
618 7 Surprising Facts About Men’s Health
617 Are food pesticides harmful to humans?
616 Elon Musk wants to connect brains to computers with new company
615 The Japanese skill copied by the world
614 Travel without a suitcase with 13 packing tips from a Japanese pro
613 9 great things walkers and bikers know about their communities that you don’t
612 Desperately short of labor, mid-sized Japanese firms plan to buy robots
610 Eight ways intelligent machines are already in your life
609 Rich List 2017: Six surprising ways to make money
607 How about a bath instead of a workout?
606 What to do about your noisy office?
605 Five numbers that will define the next 100 years
604 Delayed Vending Machines Encourage Healthier Snack Choices, Study Finds
603 6 reasons to make your bed every morning
602 10 Best Jobs for Seniors
601 British prisoners put to work building prefab homes
600 Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on Earth
599 Is Sleeping Too Long An Early Sign Of Dementia? 3 Surprising Things Linked To Poor Brain Function
598 Hitachi develops technology to use bamboo as fuel
597 6 Bad Habits That Give You Back Pain: Changes To Make For Pain Relief
596 Scientists highlight deadly health risks of climate change
595 Five natural alternatives to sugar
594 Desk stuff to make your workday more productive, cheerful, and disaster-proof
593 Maintaining Good Eye Health: What Causes Cataracts And 3 Ways To Prevent Cloudy Vision
592 7 Seemingly Innocent Symptoms That Could Signal a Serious Health Problem
591 10 foods you should never, ever eat
590 Where you live affects your personality, study says
589 Your Phone Can Now Instantly Translate Japanese Text
587 How Japan has almost eradicated gun crime
586 Does Cough Syrup Really Work? Eating Chocolate And 3 Other Natural Remedies To Stop Coughing
585 Dementia rates ‘higher near busy roads
584 Why These 5 Ancient Eats Are New Superfoods
583 What is brain fog?
582 What skills should everyone have by age 18?
581 5 Images That Will Instantly Make You Feel Calm
580 Seasonal Affective Disorder: Happiness Is Actually Linked To Sunshine, Study Finds
579 Mountains or beaches? What your choice says about you
578 3 Reasons Why Non-Smokers Get Lung Cancer
577 University opens without any teachers
576 Treating Pain Without Drugs
575 One of the Most Powerful Ways to Boost Your Brainpower Starts With This Simple Weekend Chore
574 6 ways energy drinks can hurt your body
573 Japanese Food Can Help You Live Longer: What Are The Health-Boosting Ingredients?
572 6 Strange Effects Of Stress Including Vivid Dreams, Hair Loss, Gallows Humor
571 4 Worst Things To Order When You Go Out For Sushi
570 Alternative medicine is now a $30 billion industry. But does it work?
569 Prescribing holidays ‘could help fight infections’
568 Doraemon under attack as a bad influence on children in India, Pakistan
567 Move to this small Canadian town, get a job and 2 acres
566 Why Danish students are paid to go to college
565 Zuckerberg and Chan aim to tackle all disease by 2100
564 5 Things You Should Avoid On An Empty Stomach
563 9 skills they don’t teach in school (but should)
562 What’s the best work schedule for your age?
561 Why do kids go to school? Americans are divided on the answer, a new poll shows.
560 Does ‘Young Blood’ Reverse Aging? 5 Things To Know About Peter Thiel’s Parabiosis
559 Health benefits of drinking hot cocoa
558 Satellite images used to predict poverty
557 Self-driving buses are roaming the streets of Helsinki
556 16 simple ways to reduce plastic waste
555 Parents who insist on vegan diet for children may risk jail in Italy
554 Will this be the happiest place in the world?
553 Workplace Essentials For Better Health: 8 Things You Need
552 San Francisco Just Issued The Country’s Broadest Ban On Styrofoam
551 The reasons why exhaustion and burnout are so common
550 Website Introducing “sento” Public Baths Gains Traction
549 What Are The Best Ways To Prevent Cancer?
548 Americans Spend Half Of Their Food Budgets At Restaurants
547 Outdoor learning ‘boosts children’s development’
546 Stress in the classroom could be contagious between teachers and students, scientists discover
544 How I Ended My Toxic Relationship with Stress
543 Junior high school in Japan introduces trial afternoon nap time for students
541 Study shows living near nature can help you live longer
540 Foods Endorsed by Celebrities Are Almost All Terrible for You
539 McDonald’s overhauls popular menu ingredients
538 (County:Vietnam) VN protests Taiwan’s violation of Trường Sa
537 (Country Vietnam) Experts inspect Zika prevention measures in localities
536 (Country Turkey)Turkey presses post-coup purge with over 7,000 arrests
535 (Country: Vietnam) Rains provide relief to parched wetlands
534 (Country:Thailand) 100 nations to join new regime to fight tax avoidance
533 (Country:Thailand) Reform panel demands refund of phone fees
532 Early retirement might be in your future
531 (Country:Iran) Iran produces 90% of global rosewater
530 (Country: Vietnam)Traffic: Vietnam’s Silent Killer
529 (Country: India)Elephant seriously hurt after being hit by bus
528 Google rolls out new tab to search in English and Hindi
527 Bad communication habits you should break immediately
526 Zumba is trying to cash in on a new kind of fitness
525 Dalai Lama addresses joint session of California Legislature
524 The surprising health benefits of drinking beer
523 Royal visit ‘good for investment’
522 Self-respect: Underprivileged Saudi women work in searing heat, won’t beg
521 Saudi-US ties set for new heights
520 Is Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 realistic?
519 The Coolest Things Ikea, Coca-Cola, and Walmart Are Doing to Cut Waste
518 Your Brain Will Age Better If You Do This
517 70% of Investors quit Tourism
516 Scary tomatoes appears to bleed
515 Signs you can’t trust your coworkers
514 Japanese ‘naked restaurant’ to ban overweight diners
513 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common
512 The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
511 Afghan Women Receive Leadership Training in Tokyo
510 Masuzoe explains political funds’ use
509 How to save your vision if you stare at screens all day
508 Business Fair Introduces Japanese Companies to Young Africans Studying in Japan
507 What Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Other Highly Successful People Do on the Weekends
505 Peppermint Tea May Improve Memory, Cognitive Function
504 Japan is providing useful lessons about what does and doesn’t boost economic growth
503 When it comes to lying, Trump is in a class by himself
502 Tricks to keep a stressful job from taking over your life
501 How to train your brain for high performance
500 Psychological strategies to reverse a bad first impression
499 New disease threatens worldwide banana production
497 Scientists warn of ‘global sleep crisis’
498 Top companies move to hire more foreign employees
496 Words and phrases you’re using at work that make you sound dumb
495 Heavy drinking may make it harder to quit smoking
494 Google’s AI engine is reading 2,865 romance novels to be more conversational
493 Japan looks to reform rigid tour guide exams as part of wider tourism push
492 Exercises That Could Do More Harm Than Good
491 Head of Central Russian University Urges Students to Avoid Foreigners
490 Earth Day: We’re not as doomed as you think
489 Are You Drinking Enough Water? Experts Suggest Asking Yourself Daily To Stay Hydrated
488 Extremism is on the rise among Swedish teenagers
487 More obese people in the world than underweight, says study
486 What Actually Happens to Your Hair as You Get Older
485 Four ways Nasa is teaching us how to live more sustainably
484 Are ‘chatbots’ the future of online business?
483 The lazy way to quit bad habits
482 Russians Spend Half Their Incomes on Food For First Time Since 2008
481 Why President Vladimir Putin will never allow loss of its own sovereignty and development prospects?
480 Preventive measures Japanese government should make for increasing occupational diseases
479 Avoiding the sun actually increase your cancer risk
478 4 surprising ways warmer temperatures will change our food
477 Virtual Reality Is Not Just For Entertainment Anymore; How It Will Improve Health Care
476 Life Expectancy Varies Based on Your Income
475 How To Be Popular: Your Stance On Moral Judgment Determines How Trustworthy You Seem To Others
474 Surprising ways that a vegetarian diet is changing human genes
473 9 Common Characteristics of People Destined for Greatness
472 7 common characteristics of the laziest employees
471 5 reasons people always misunderstand you, and how to fix it
470 5 Quick Ways to Boost Your Metabolism
469 Japan seeks alternatives to its pay system
468 What are four of the biggest hazards of social media?
467 What If We All Went Vegetarian?
466 Healthy eating habits that work according to scientists
465 The world’s going to need 50% more food by 2050
463 25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success
462 Small lifestyle changes you can make to get smarter
461 How Your Surroundings Could Be Killing You
460 Sneaky Signs You Need Reading Glasses
459 characteristics of people with high emotional intelligence
458 Why smart people tend to be loners: Having lots of friends and socialising makes intelligent people miserable?
457 These are the 9 biggest risks facing the world
456 Americans Are Getting More Stressed Out, Study Finds
455 5 Things to Do in the 5 Years Before Retirement
454 Healthy eating habits that work according to scientists
453 Should Governments Tax Unhealthy Foods and Drinks?
452 Sweden is third most ‘digital’ nation in the EU
451 These daily habits will make you look and feel more confident
450 12 Strange-But-True Health Tips
449 7 Quick Brain Exercises You Can Do Right Now
448 Aging, indebted Japan debates right to ‘die with dignity’
447 Harvard drawn into race battle at US universities
446 Trouble Falling Asleep? Street Light Glow Impacts Sleep Hygiene, May Be Keeping You Awake
445 Taxing democracy: Why easy decisions can be hardest to make
444 4 reasons all your best employees are leaving
443 The 5 countries set to benefit the most from the next industrial revolution
442 How to become an expert conversationalist
441 Would you trust a robot to save your life? People will blindly follow instructions from a machine even if it leads them the wrong way
440 5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered
439 Tokyo’s future skyline could include a mile-high skyscraper
438 What a world with 5G will look like
437 Japan is running out of people
436 5 workplace laws your employer might be violating
435 Why Singapore has the smartest kids in the world
434 9 Ways To Make Speaking In Public Less Of A Nightmare
433 More Japanese are early birds, fewer read newspapers: survey
432 10 Things you should never say to your boss
431This Country Was Named the Best in the World
430 Signs it’s time to quit your job
429 5 unexpected ways your relationships can affect your health
428 “Regular Pharmacists” fee system proposed
427 Why your boss shouts and screams: Researchers say it could be because they are ethical
426 China: North Korea will ‘pay a price’ for its recent behavior
425 Scientists get ‘gene editing’ go-ahead
424 Here’s how long a person can survive without water
423 5 reasons why giving your best employee more work is a terrible idea
422 Being a couch potato SHRINKS the brain: Failing to exercise in your 30s and 40s is linked with dementia and early death
421 13 jobs that are quickly disappearing thanks to robots
420 France becomes the first country in the world to BAN supermarkets from throwing away unsold food and force them to donate it to charities
419 Are you smart enough to get into Mensa? These are the questions you’ll have to answer to get invited
418 Take the Buckingham Palace virtual reality tour
417 Monks delivered via Amazon as role of Japanese temples fade
416 Putin advisor warns Moscow may hit Google, Apple and Facebook with a ‘technology tax’ to level the playing field for Russian companies
415 It’s time for these 6 ridiculous science ‘facts’ to die
414 Here’s what to do when you realize your boss secretly hates you
413 Zika virus: Up to four million Zika cases predicted
412 Ten Things The Driverless Generation Will Never Experience
411 Seasoning makers initiating children into the world of ‘washoku’
410 How to stick with your exercise resolution: Drink beer
409 19 signs your coworkers secretly hate you
408 Valuing your time over money may be linked to happiness
407 6 Surprising Signs of Dementia
406 The top 10 skills that will be in demand by all employers by 2020
405 ‘Ninth planet’ may exist in solar system: US scientists
404 Is the noise of modern life making you ill? Ultrasound in public places could be triggering sickness, headaches and pain
403 Is your workout making you sleepless? Find out
402 Why power-hungry bosses sabotage teams?
401 Do you sit in front of the computer all day? Tips to avoid Computer Vision Syndrome
400 The immigration crisis is a bigger and more likely threat to the world than weapons of mass destruction in 2016
399 TEPCO to lower power rates ahead of deregulation battle
398 Sensor may detect cancer from breath
397 9 Futuristic jobs we could see by 2030
396 8 Industries robots will completely transform by 2025
395 Brain Scans Reveal Why Eye Contact Is Necessary For Socialization: Look Into My Eyes
394 The 7-Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day
393 The government just proposed a sea change to American diets, and it could send an entire industry reeling
392 Universities may be at risk as modern learners ditch the classroom
391 4 hazardous things that can be in your drinking water NOW
389 Why New Year resolution may do more harm than good? A Harvard psychologist explains.
388 Chiba hospital removes cancer patient’s breast by mistake
387 10 Tips to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolution
386 15 healthy ways to manage stress during especially stressful times
385 These are the 5 smartest countries in the world when it comes to science
384 6 ways Tokyo could become more foreigner-friendly in time for the 2020 Olympics
383 Man dies after consuming caffeinated drinks over long period of time
382 Drone package delivery to be implemented in Chiba City by 2020
381 China to Have Over 800,000 Lung Cancer Patients a Year by 2020, State Media Says
380 Businesses to be obliged to check employees’ mental health
379 What does 3 months of Yoshinoya beef bowls do to your body?
378 Android tour guide takes up post at Tokyo mall
377 Near-Sightedness Epidemic: 5 Billion People Will Be Diagnosed With Myopia By 2050; 1 Billion At Risk For Going Blind
375 What Americans Fear Most, According to Their Google Search Histories
374 Healthy Gut, Healthy Brain
373 Grandparents seen as cash cows in Japan
372 Bacon and other processed meats cause cancer, claims WHO report
371 Accurate Predictions Bill Gates Made About the Future in 1999
370 10 things Sweden does right
369 5 ways to stop negative thoughts
368 5 interview questions employers in Japan are no longer allowed to ask
367 7 Skills You Need to Learn, Regardless of Your Profession
366 Alzheimer’s Disease: 9 Most Common Risk Factors, From Obesity To Depression
365 LDP studies lowering legal age for drinking, smoking to 18
364 New Japanese beer claims to have anti-aging properties
363 The 12 disruptive tech trends you need to know
361 How This Woman Gave Up Processed Food for a Year—On a $16,780 Salary
360 These Are the 10 Best Cities to Visit Around the World
359 Is The Reign Of Fast Food Over? McDonald’s Sales Drop As Consumers Turn To Healthier Alternatives
358 5 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Say
357 Help wanted: Cambridge seeks Lego professor
356 Fax machines holding on, especially in Japan
355 US Manufacturing costs are almost as low as China’s, and that’s a very big deal
354 How Adobe keeps key employees from quitting
353 Cutting Edge Containers
352 Universities asked to raise flag, sing national anthem at ceremonies
351 The Web is getting slower
350 MERS: 5 things to know
349 Predictive Medicine Uses Genome Sequencing To Forecast Illness Before It Happens
348 North Korean hackers ‘could kill’, warns key defector
347 Spaceports and sky farms: Is this how we’ll live in 100 years?
346 Law goes into effect allowing derelict vacant houses to be demolished
345 The Highest-Paying Jobs Of The Future Will Eat Your Life
344 Abolish the Death Penalty
343 These Are the 10 Most Purchased Brands in the World Right Now
342 Chef Jamie Oliver urges compulsory food lessons worldwide
341 LDP produces manga to make case for constitutional revision
340 Audi just created a new diesel made of water and carbon dioxide
339 Osaka rejects city reform plan; Hashimoto to retire
338 LDP panel proposes new teacher recruitment system
337 String May Work Better Than BMI In Determining Body Fat, Health Risks
336 Forget the ‘To-Do’ List, You Need a ‘Stop Doing’ List
335 Star Trek technology that we use today
334 How ISIS makes (and takes) money
333 Why Elite Colleges Are Targeting Baby Boomers for New Career Programs
332 The top 10 rural regions of Japan that Tokyo residents would like to move to
331 Gov’t releases guidelines for moral education
330 These are the top geopolitical risks of 2015
329 How your desk should be organized
328 Japanese rice: the new, safe luxury food in China
327 Bill & Melinda Gates: Our bet for 2030
326 Richest 1% to own more than rest of world, Oxfam says
325 Look-ahead 2015: Fly into the future and other predictions
324 Congestion expected after Toyota green car orders soar
323 E-Books Are Damaging Your Health: Why We Should All Start Reading Paper Books Again
322 Genetically altered rice could solve Japan’s pollen allergy problem
321 America’s 9 biggest health issues
320 Is an entirely English-speaking village coming to Tokyo?
319 Good Sleeping Posture Helps Your Back
318 The Question Your Doctor Should Be Asking You — but Isn’t
317 AI, eel production and cancer prevention drugs in the cards
316 The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult
315 10 Things to Know About Knee Arthritis
314 Japan in Depth: School Closures
313 The Top 10 Google Searches of 2014
312 The potential risks of free Wi-Fi
311 Superbugs Could Kill 10 Million By 2050, Report Warns
310 How Sharing Your Health Data Could Change Medical Research
309 Eating the Mediterranean diet may lead to a longer life
308 6 things you need to know about STEM
307 One Sneaky Way to Boost Your Mood
306 Clean Cookstoves Get a Global Boost
305 Yahoo! Japan Starts Simple And Easy Genomic Analysis Service
304 Is 45 the new old age in the workplace?
303 Google offers free DNA tests to employees with cancer
302 The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health
301 Japan cautiously considers arms deals
300 Nation’s First Soda Tax Passed in California City
299New At-Home Test May Detect Colon Cancer
298 FDA Approves iGrow, A Low-Level Laser Therapy Device That Stimulates Hair Growth In Men
297 Synthetic Milk Could Be In Your Fridge By 2017, Boosting Quality Of Health, Environment
296 Nestle Japan hiring 1,000 robots to sell espresso machines
295 3 Amazing Mind Tricks That Will Help You Remember Small Details
294 Get ready for robot farmers
293 Japan unveils first passenger jet in four decades
292 6 things you need to know about STEM
291 Google’s Calico to launch new facility for researching aging
290 The best jobs for smart, but lazy people
289 This New Method of Farming Could Change Where Our Food Comes From
288 Mobile Payments: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
287 Why Japan’s beaches are deserted – despite the sunshine
286 10 Healthiest Countries in the World
285 Japan: More and more, a land of centenarians
284 Tech giants bet on ‘smart home’ revolution
283 Gates Foundation pledges $50 million to fight Ebola
282 9 Best Solutions For Knee Pain
281 Pay apology agencies to say ‘I’m sorry’ when it’s just too hard to do it yourself
280 Health Benefits Of Warm Water
279 Sarin: The Nerve Agent Used To Kill 1,400 Syrians
278 The Ice Bucket Challenge: How did it all start and what is it in aid of?
277 Sharp posts a 55% rise in operating profit
276 Serious Salt Confusion: New Research On How Much Salt You Should Eat
275 Robots to up-end the world of work, for good and bad
274 Electronics giant Panasonic wants Singaporeans to eat its veg
273 Japan mulls building its own fighter jets
272 Why Ebola is so dangerous
271 Color Psychology: 10 Ways Colors Trick You Every Day
270 Apple bans chemical that causes nerve damage
269 Ambition: Do you need it to succeed?
268 Sony invests in image sensor production amid ‘selfie’ boom
267 Gov’t aims to curb iPhone influence
266 Why bad news dominates the headlines
265 What not to buy on Amazon
264 Venezuela’s airport ‘breathing’ tax
263 Japan to enjoy cheaper Aussie beef, wine under trade pact Japan
262 From smartwatch and smartpen… to smartcheat?
261 Early Death Risk Factors: 5 Seemingly Innocent Behaviors That Are Increasing Your Risk Of Premature Death
260 Astonishing origami exhibit displays dance of art and science
259 Hiroshima atomic bomb attraction more popular than ever
258 Can meditation really slow aging?
257 Introducing the world’s next tallest building — which also cleans the air
256 Starbucks Offers Online College Program to Workers
255 Which two things cause employees the most stress?
254 Recession ‘led to 10,000 suicides’
253 Over 10,000 dementia sufferers went missing in 2013
252 Good Posture When Sitting Prevents Back Problems And Crippling ‘Sitting Disease’
251 Android and Windows to get ‘kill switch’
250 10 things Japan does better than anywhere else
249 The Google Self-Driving Car
248 Abe inspects Singapore casinos
247 The world’s strangest work laws
246 Why Levi’s CEO Says to Stop Washing Your Jeans
245 This European City Wants To Eliminate Cars by 2034
244 Japan’s working poor left behind by Abenomics
243 Health Lessons From Around the World
242 Can Powerful Emotions Kill You?
241 Giant 3D printer creates 10 full-sized houses in a DAY
240 Why fast food workers need be be paid more
239 Japan’s newest holiday Mountain Day gets approval from Lower House
238 Now You See Me: How To See Without Glasses
237 Hospitals: UK vs Japan – Length of stay, language, birth, kids and pain relief
236 Honda launches energy-efficient ‘Smart Home’ concept
235 A Close-up Look at Acupuncture for Pain
234 Tricks to Improve Your Memory
233 The Health and Work Benefits of Plants
232 Mistakes managers need to avoid when dealing with newly hired employees
231 Japan’s Biggest Crime Syndicate Has Its Own Website
230 Are Microapartments the Way of the Future?
229 Unhealthy Habits that Are as Bad as Smoking
228 The joy of living with less
227 Record-high 21,089 stalker cases reported in 2013
226 Lower back pain responsible for a third of work-related disability
225 Are Mondays Really That Bad?
224 World’s most expensive city is …
223 8 Ways To Boost Productivity And Break Out Of A Lazy Slump, Backed By Science
222 Robots will be smarter than us all by 2029, warns AI expert Ray Kurzweil
221 Read a novel in 80 minutes? There’s an app for that
220 Is the ‘5 second rule’ for picking up dropped food safe?
219 How 19 Tech Titans Target Healthcare
218 Factory meat, cruel and bad for us
217 Cellphone Radiation: 5 Ways To Protect Yourself From Your Phone’s Potentially Harmful Emissions
216 A Japanese Superhero Is Apparently Destroying Malaysia
215 6 common renter mistakes
214 Would YOU eat sausages made from BABY POO? Spanish scientists say they boost good gut bacteria
213 The Right Way to Motivate Employees
212 Tobacco sale ban for US campus shops
211 Technology may ‘transform’ healthcare treatments
210 Remembering Japan’s kamikaze pilots
209 Habits of Happy People
208 French police introduce drive-through police stations for people to report crime
207 Chinese cockroach farmers are making a bundle selling pulverized bugs for $89 per lb.
206 Bhutan to cut fossil fuel imports 70%, embrace electric cars
205 Air Turbulence: How Dangerous Is It?
204 6 Ways to Humidify Your Home (Without a Humidifier!)
203 Genetically-modified purple tomatoes heading for shops
202 Gastronomic voyeurism is the latest craze in South Kore
201 Time’s up for siestas, delayed meetings and late nights, Spaniards told in effort to make them work better
200 7-Eleven looks to U.S. to inspire online revolution
199 The Terrible Effects of Misdiagnoses
198 Where is the world’s most corrupt nation?
197 Scientists use lightning bolt to charge mobile phone
196 China to ease one-child policy, abolish labor camps, report says
195 NY Mayor Bill de Blasio mocked over eating a pizza
194 Amazon says drone deliveries are the future
193 Battling Our Sedentary Lifestyle
192 Brain function ‘boosted for days after reading a novel’
191 Saudi women’s new campaign to end driving ban
190 Wind Turbine Syndrome Blamed for Mysterious Symptoms in Cape Cod Town
189 ‘Tobacco-free’ plan for Republic of Ireland
188 Do children’s toys influence their career choices?
187 Marijuana waste helps turn pot-eating pigs into tasty pork roast
186 Is your job making you fat?
185 How safe is food served by pop-up street outlets?
184 Goats attract animal-lovers at Tokyo cafe
183 Telling The Elderly That They Are Forgetful Can Make Their Memory Worse
182 GlassesOff app claims to eliminate need for reading glasses
181 Philippines Bicycle Company Says Its Products Protect Environment
180 One man’s trash … the jewelry made from boiled bones
179 Kyushu Railway unveils super-luxury train
178 Japanese kindergarten ordered to pay $1.8 million over tsunami deaths
177 Japan media: Euphoria over Olympics
176 Helene Gayle: Meet the CEO feeding the world
175 Can wind towers take the heat off UAE’s air-con addiction?
174 Eiji Toyoda, Driver of Global Expansion, Dies at 100
173 Vietnam capital to reassign obese, rude traffic cops: paper
172 UK firm sorry for making jobseekers dance at interview
171 Sugar is ‘the most dangerous drug of our time’ and should come with smoking-style health warnings, says Dutch health chief
170 Sarin: The Nerve Agent Used To Kill 1,400 Syrians
169 One thing you’d change in your city
168 Indian village bans mobile phone use by women
167 Gov’t to spend Y47 bil on Fukushima water crisis, including ice wall
166 EU says China guilty of giving illegal aid to solar industry
165 Why falling in love makes you FAT: Two-thirds of couples put on two stone after getting into a relationship
164 US needs European friends right now’: Swedish Politcal Scientist said
163 5 Tech Products That Will Be Dead in 5 Years
162 Dunkin’ Donuts to take on Krispy Kreme in a bid to crack UK market 20 years after pulling out of Britain
161 Countries without McDonald’s
160 Climate strongly affects human conflict and violence worldwide, says study
159 China ’employs 2 million to police internet’
158 China Couple Speak Of ‘Forced Abortion’
157 Religion could disappear by 2041 because people will have replaced God with possessions, claims leading psychologist
156 Oprah Winfrey racism row over Switzerland shop incident
155 Russia steps up military expansion
154 Lithuanian capital to install public ‘happiness barometer’
153 Jobless face benefit cut unless they learn English:UK
152 BBC reveals 2,500-hour World War I season
151 First taste of test-tube burger declared ‘close to meat’
150 Dubai offers gold to fight obesity epidemic
149 China halts import of New Zealand milk powder because of botulism bacteria
148 Would you trust a doctor in a T-shirt?
147 World’s most depressing ‘city’: Syrian camp which is home to 160,000 refugees is now Jordan’s fifth largest city
146 McDouble Called The ‘Cheapest, Most Nutritious And Bountiful Food’ In Human History: How The $1 McDonald’s Hamburger Earns The Title
145 Leftover Food-Trading Apps
144 Is it OK to take your shoes off at work?
143 Harvard scientists say coffee ‘could halve risk of suicide’
142 Escalator etiquette: The dos and don’ts
141 U.S. businessman held hostage by his workers in China
140 The slimy secret of eternal youth: letting live SNAILS crawl across your face, Japan introduced
139 Saudi Arabia warns pilgrims over coronavirus
138 Want to be richer, more successful and live longer? PALM SURGERY is on the rise in Japan
137 Indonesian province bans female secretaries
136 Governments lose trust as corruption soars
135 Global population to soar to 11 billion by 2100 as African population quadruples
134 Exercising your face with a pair of RUBBER LIPS will make you look ‘youthful and vibrant’, say Japanese designers
133 Can you be electrocuted by your smartphone?
132 Toxic Derbyshire ‘Blue Lagoon’ dyed black
131 U.S. has stolen millions of text messages from Chinese phones
130 Qatar gets its first World Heritage site
129 New pollution high as haze chokes Singapore
128 Michael Jackson went 60 days without real sleep
127 Venezuela and Nicaragua offer NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden asylum
126 Stop Staring at Your Facebook Profile: It Could Be Making You Stupid
125 Digital distraction’ causes 20 million UK passengers to miss their bus or train stop every year
124 Chinese beachgoers frolic in a thick green algae that keeps returning despite 20,000 tonnes being removed in last few days
123 Can we make ourselves happier?
122 British man survives 15th floor fall in New Zealand
121 Brazil protests expand to over one million people
120 Brain power! Helicopter becomes the first to be flown using the power of thought
119 19 firefighters killed in Arizona forest fire
118 The four-day work week
117 Surprising new research reveals that being HAPPY makes you FAT
116 Supermarket got Colombian cocaine instead of bananas
115 Students invent award-winning soap to tackle malaria
114 SoftBank chief aims to create world’s No.1 company
113 Skipping breakfast costs the British economy ?300million
112 Self-Disciplined People Are Happier (and Not as Deprived as You Think)
111 Sweden male train drivers wear skirts after shorts row
110 Wolf urine, lion’s roar keep deer from Japan transport
109 Soy Sauce Overdose Sends Teen Into Coma
108 Secret court order forces Verizon to turn over telephone records of millions
107 Philippines dog Kabang returns home after face surgery
106 Japan’s abandoned bicycles find new homes in developing countries
105 We eat a whole tub of ice cream when we’re sad
104 The disturbing new trend for ‘cleansing reduction’ which involves bathing just once a week
103 Saudi Prince’s Disneyland Party Cost Almost $20 Million
102 Richard French, Ex-Air Force Lt. Colonel, ‘It Was A UFO And . . . There Were Aliens Aboard It’
101 Over 78,000 people apply to leave Earth forever to live on Mars
100 Oprah Winfrey tells Harvard graduates to expect failure on the road to success
099 Mumbai to ban lingerie mannequins in bid to stop forced sexual assault epidemic
098 Lonely Millionaire froze to death in sand container
097 World’s biggest tyre graveyard: Kuwaiti landfill site that is home to SEVEN MILLION wheels
096 Topless Kate photos lead to formal investigation
095 Tomatoes – Tokyo’s latest fashion trend?
094 The Philippines: The world’s budget English teacher
093 The audacious plan to end hunger with 3-D printed food
092 The 10 Most Valuable Brands in the World
091 Swiss Jeweler Unveils ‘World’s First’ All-Diamond Ring
090 Japanese firms need more women board members, outside directors and foreigners
089 Japan suspends some U.S. imports after genetically modified wheat found
088 How one of the fattest towns is now also the laziest:Sandwell comes bottom in exercise survey
087 Female doctors put NHS under ‘tremendous burden’
086 Candy Crush Saga: Why Millions Can’t Stop Matching Candy on Their Phones
085 ‘Beggar’ who sat outside Natwest bank with a ‘hungry and homeless’ sign raked in ?300 A DAY while living in a ?300,000 flat
084 Soda addiction as bad for your teeth as meth or crack: study
083 ‘Smart fork’ may help you lose weight
082 Skechers To Pay Out Over Shape-Up Claims
081 Self-help books can help overcoming depression
080 Retirement ‘harmful to health’, study says
079 78,000 People Apply for One-Way Trip to Mars
078 Panasonic develops solar lantern for people living without electricity
077 New Yorkers furious over photos taken through windows
076 Mexican Drug War’s Next Victims: Tarahumara Indian Runners
075 Measles surges in UK years after vaccine scare
074 Lack of sleep blights pupils’ education
073 Intuitive Surgical’s Robot Surgeons Encounter Human Lawyers
072 In Google We Trust
071 Honeybees May Help Search For Landmines
070 High potassium, low salt can keep stroke risk down
069 Global Retailers Join Safety Plan for Bangladesh
068 Ferrari Driven By Boy, 9: Father Charged
067 Early bilingualism develops sharper brain: Study
066 Dollar-Less Iranians Discover Virtual Currency
065 Angelina Jolie has double mastectomy due to cancer gene
064 Spanish royal family’s popularity at record low