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Taiji, Japan Is A Little Town With A Big Dirty Secret

Taiji, Japan Is A Little Town With A Big Dirty Secret

The dolphins that are captured for a life in captivity in a marine park actually have it better than any of those left behind.
33 Japan Facts That Reveal The Truth About Samurai, Geisha, And So Much More

33 Japan Facts That Reveal The Truth About Samurai, Geisha, And So Much More

Whether it's Godzilla's citizenship or the unexpected origins of geishas, these interesting facts about Japan shine a light on the "Land of the Rising Sun."
National Park Should Refer To Atomic Bombings As War Crimes, Say Some Japanese

National Park Should Refer To Atomic Bombings As War Crimes, Say Some Japanese

Japanese nationalists want the Manhattan Project National Historical Park to recognize the humanitarian consequences of the atomic bomb's development.
“Heaven Shakers”: The Japanese Kamikaze Torpedoes Of WWII

“Heaven Shakers”: The Japanese Kamikaze Torpedoes Of WWII

The Kaiten was not only a weapon of destruction but a symbol of the strength of the Japanese pilots' spirit.
How The Disfigured “Hiroshima Maidens” Got A New Lease On Life

How The Disfigured “Hiroshima Maidens” Got A New Lease On Life

When the "Hiroshima Maidens" disfigured by the atomic bombing thought their lives were over, Japan and the U.S. united to give them a second chance.
Sada Abe’s Sordid Tale Of Love, Erotic Asphyxiation, Murder, And Necrophilia

Sada Abe’s Sordid Tale Of Love, Erotic Asphyxiation, Murder, And Necrophilia

Sada Abe loved Kichizo Ishida so much that even after murdering him, she kept his most prized "tool" as a keepsake.
21 War Heroes And The Superhuman Stories That Put Them In The History Books

21 War Heroes And The Superhuman Stories That Put Them In The History Books

These war heroes epitomized the meaning of bravery and selflessness.
This Cult That Believed They Alone Would Survive The Apocalypse – So They Decided To Start It

This Cult That Believed They Alone Would Survive The Apocalypse – So They Decided To Start It

Aum Shinrikyo was founded on the basis of meditation and spiritual guidance but before long was a group determined to jump-start the apocalypse.
The Heartbreaking Story Of Hachiko — The World’s Most Loyal Dog

The Heartbreaking Story Of Hachiko — The World’s Most Loyal Dog

Hachiko the Akita was the shining example of why dogs are known as man's best friend.
Chiune Sugihara – The Japanese Holocaust Savior You’ve Never Heard Of

Chiune Sugihara – The Japanese Holocaust Savior You’ve Never Heard Of

Though he could have lost his job, and his life, if the government found out, Chiune Sugihara continued to risk it all to help every Jewish citizen he could.
How The “Little Boy” Bomb Absolutely Devastated Hiroshima [PHOTOS]

How The “Little Boy” Bomb Absolutely Devastated Hiroshima [PHOTOS]

The bomb was called "Little Boy" but the devastation it caused was hardly small.