One grandma in Japan went above and beyond to connect with her grandchildren. Taechan, a woman in her 70s, began making Gundam models—plastic armor suits inspired by the anime Mobile Suit Gundam. Her amazing results impressed her grandchildren and sparked an unexpected passion. Gundam suits are sold as kits by Bandai. They're sometimes called “Gunpla,” which combines the words “Gundam” and “plastic model.
The look and feel of a freshly cut lawn is so satisfying, but the work it takes to get it...
At long last, summer is here.
Every home needs a summer refresh. One way to bring the sunshine indoors is to add summery throw pillows to couches and beds—or even on a porch or patio. While you can always add another cushion to your collection, also consider pillow covers. They come in a variety of sizes and shapes to fit the pillows you already have. Easy to wash and change with the seasons, they add a personal touch to your space.
Have you ever thought to yourself, “Wow, I wish I could wear a mullet on my feet?”…No?
Japanese artist Kami Robo is known for his robot-themed art and his unconventional robot sculptures that he makes out of...
As a child, nothing could compare to summer. With its warm weather and long days, the season was seemingly made for outdoor activities. However, as adults, many of us have forgotten how to unplug and simply enjoy the sunshine—until now. In this collection of creative gifts, you'll find more than a dozen reasons to spend some time outside.
For generations, Japanese style has been defined by a single garment: the kimono.
Hours Are Out of Order on This Watch But the Hour Hand Is Designed to Always Point at the Right Time
This year, the Swiss luxury watch brand Franck Muller celebrates its 30th Anniversary.
Wind chimes have been around for thousands of years. In China, Japan, and India, wind bells attached to temples drove away evil spirits or brought good luck. The ancient Romans hung protective (often erotically themed) bronze tintinnabulum in their gardens. Today, wind chimes are used around the world for many reasons. Some are still protective in function, while others serve as memorials to the dearly departed.
It's fair to say many of us spend a lot of time reading online.
If you enjoy eating burritos, then you've likely experienced the inevitable collapse of the tortilla wrap at least once in...