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This Man Was Getting Into A Cab…But It Looks Like He Wasn’t Alone

This Man Was Getting Into A Cab…But It Looks Like He Wasn’t Alone

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); If you take taxis on a regular basis, then you probably have at least a few stories about riding with unsavory people. But have you ever shared a cab with a ghost? Unfortunately for this man, he may be able to say yes.It was a normal day for him as he was waiting for a taxi in Japan. But as one pulled up and he began walking toward it, something very unsettling followed him in. If I was him, I would get my own car and never ride in one of those terror mobiles ever again. Watch closely as he starts walking... Whether you believe it's real or not, I have one piece of advice for you -- always check behind you... Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/followed-by-ghost/
Oh, Deer! This Japanese Town Is Overrun By A Bunch Of Bambis.

Oh, Deer! This Japanese Town Is Overrun By A Bunch Of Bambis.

LIFE
If you travel just about two hours outside of Tokyo to Nara, Japan, you might think you've stepped into a Disney movie. If you think about how India feels about cows, you'll have an idea of how this town feels about deer. They are approximate 1,200 deer roaming their streets. It's as adorable as it sounds. Among the temples, shrines (including one of the world's largest shrines to Buddha) and ancient ruins, these adorable antlered animals are protected as national treasures and safely stray all around the area.Local folklore claims they were brought to the city 1,300 years ago by a deity named Takemikazuchi. Servais Boursot StripesThe killing of a d...
So There’s A Tiny Island In Japan, And You’re Really Gonna Want To See What’s There…Trust Me.

So There’s A Tiny Island In Japan, And You’re Really Gonna Want To See What’s There…Trust Me.

Science
A Japanese photographer named Fubirai spent 5 years photographing and documenting the lives of semi-feral cats who live off the coast of Fukuoka, Japan. This island has been called Cat Heaven Island by many. One look at the photographs and life there, and you'll see exactly why. Behold. A cat lover's paradise.The local fishermen are known to feed the cats on Cat Heaven Island.They're free to jump around......and even pose for the camera.They start families here and care for their young.Their adorable young.It's actually quite romantic. ...
This Photographer Makes The World Look Like Lisa Frank Stickers.

This Photographer Makes The World Look Like Lisa Frank Stickers.

Culture
Japanese photographer FUKE transforms the world into a colorful wonderland by just using his camera.. He starts by capturing images of ordinary places around his home in Sanuki and then, as he writes on his website, he "makes his own colors with his feelings and his emotions." In an interview with Life Treasure Collector earlier this year, FUKE elaborates that he was inspired to take up photography in 2003 when friends would visit him and comment on the beauty of his town. It's the kind of natural beauty that usually goes overlooked by those who see it every day. He decided to highlight the features of his town in an incredibly creative way. By shooting snowy landscapes at night, he creates an other-worldy aspect to the otherwise "b...
These Newly Released Postcards Celebrate The Vibrancy Of Prewar Japan

These Newly Released Postcards Celebrate The Vibrancy Of Prewar Japan

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The New York Public Library has just released a collection of colorful postcards from Japan in the early 20th century. These vibrant cards serve as snapshots of this stunning country before Westernization and modernity left their respective marks.Each image illustrates the bustling streets and serene gardens for which Japan is still known today, and every scene pays homage to centuries-old traditions. Taken between 1907 and 1922, these pictures capture the vitality of a country not yet devastated by the course of modern history. The Mint, Osaka The New York Public Library Sacred Bridge, Nikko The New York Public Library Yomeimon, Nikko The New York Public Librar...
This Crafty Mom Keeps Her Kids Entertained And Educated With Their Lunch.

This Crafty Mom Keeps Her Kids Entertained And Educated With Their Lunch.

Culture
When parents send their kids off to school with their lunches packed, sometimes they'll throw in a note of encouragement or some other small token to make sure they remember how much their parents love them while they're away. For Tokyo, Japan, based mom Maiko Takahashi, the entire meal becomes a blank slate for creative ways to keep her kids entertained, educated and healthy. She frequently crafts cartoon characters and cute animals, but she was also inspired to add in a geography lesson with these beautifully prepared bento-boxed lunches. School yourself with some scrumptious looking Japanese geography!Just looking at these delicious lunches has taught me more about Japan. FacebookHer handiwork is so det...
Incredible Kids Help Adults Rediscover What It Feels Like To Dream

Incredible Kids Help Adults Rediscover What It Feels Like To Dream

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); Have you forgotten what it's like to be a dreamer? That's the important question representatives from Japanese skincare brand SK-II asked a group of women in this poignant advertising campaign. The aim of the ad is to encourage consumers to dream again, to reconnect with their forgotten ambitions, and to look past societal expectations.The video starts with several women sitting down in what they assume is a one-on-one counseling session. Little do they know, however, that the thought-provoking questions they're being asked are coming directly from children. With their innocent and untroubled outlook on life, these kids inspire us to reconnect with our passions. Just re...