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This Bonsai Has Survived 392 Years And Not Even The Hiroshima Bombing Could Kill It
When this tree was planted in 1625, the United States was still 150 years away from even becoming a nation.
From Sunken Tanks To Human Remains, Truk Lagoon Is WWII’s Most Haunting Undersea Graveyard
From shipwrecks to sunken tanks to human remains, Truk Lagoon is among the biggest and eeriest underwater graveyards on Earth.
Unraveling The Deadly Legend Of The Pacific’s Own Bermuda Triangle
The sea is basically the Pacific version of the Bermuda Triangle, complete with mysterious disappearances, sea monster sightings, and ship sinkings.
Japan’s Abandoned Hashima Island Is Full Of Decay And Dark Secrets
Hashima Island has a complicated history. But what's abundantly clear is that when an island is abandoned, buildings will crumble and nature will flourish.
Meet Mao Sugiyama, The Artist Who Made A Meal Of His Genitals
Five people paid $250 a plate for artist Mao Sugiyama's genitals. Unfortunately, the food and legal repercussions made the banquet less than a success.
The Misunderstood Japanese Geisha: The Artists The West Mistook For Prostitutes
Inside the mysterious and misunderstood world of Japanese geisha, the respected artists, musicians, dancers, and poets who the West mistook for prostitutes after the American occupation of Japan following World War II.
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
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
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
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
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.