People in India are participating in the ritual "Made Snana" en masse in hopes of warding off skin diseases and problems, reports travel web site WhereOnEarth. In the Indian language Tutu, made = leftovers, and snana = bath, so Made Snana = taking a bath by rolling over leftovers. Contrary...

Uniqlo aren't the only fashion houses helping out those in Japan. H&M is doing their part as well to help those affected by the tsunami. The company is donating about 100,000 garments to the Japanese Red Cross! According to H&M's site : "H&M is following the developments in Japan...

Friday started with our usual Japanese culture class with the focus this time on the perception of Japanese people of World War II. It was interesting to find out that Japanese teachers were specifically instructed to diminish the teachings of Japan's negative involvement in the war and how a...

Like all of you, we've been watching the devastating aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and like all of you, we want to help. Here are three simple things we can do to help the Japanese people: 2. Ask your company to sponsor a matching gift drive (that's what we're...

“tokyoeye” is a project carried out by METI to support the Japanese fashion industry in its advance to the overseas market. This year, using filters of “Cool Japan” and “a Tokyo Perspective” METI will select several Japanese fashion brands that make people feel a sense of the...

the country and its people with Women's Wear Daily. "It's changed a lot but it's changed for the better I think. I noticed that people became bigger than before because now they eat more cake and sweets and things like this that they didn't do in the past. There's a real change in the look...

There are almost too many bags to identify on her tiny little arms, although I think one of them might be a Juicy Couture piece that the brand would likely rather forget, and mostly they're of provenance unknown. What is know, though, is that our darkling Snooki is rocking a Burberry scarf...

TOKYO, Japan — Japanese cosmetics maker Shiseido Co. has lofty goals for its first new domestic plant in 37 years: a 50 percent increase in output with a decline in production costs. And the company plans to do this without adding new workers. Human workers, that is. Robots are key to...

" "Nowadays people give the middle finger quite quickly – it's not the best behaviour. Everybody does that, what's new about that? It's just become a bad habit. People in magazines are 50% bimbo and 50% pregnant women." Karl on his weight: "I found out that clothes are much better than...

I haven't said much anything about the terrible disaster in Japan that has unfolded since the country was hit by a massive earthquake last Friday. Of course, like everyone, I have been glued to the news reports and Japan and the Japanese people have been in my thoughts almost every moment of...

 

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