BY Kathryn Hensch
on Jul 09, 2015
Belinda Carlisle was right: heaven is a place on earth. That place is Ōkunoshima, Japan. What’s so special about it, you ask? Take a seat and prepare yourself. It’s an island whose main inhabitants are… bunnies.
Image via The Dodo
To visit, you can take a quick ferry ride from the mainland of Tadanoumi. The fluff balls are wild, but reportedly friendly. Their two favorite activities are being pet and eating so pellets, veggies, and a willingness to snuggle are recommended.
Image via In Otter News
No one is sure how the bunz ended up there. Read More
From vampires to aliens, ladies have been crushin’ on not-quite-human men for years. But now they’ve taken it one step further with Shabani the gorilla. Yes, unlike Angel from Buffy, he exists in real life, but he is also a primate.
After pics of him began circulating on Twitter, ladies have been flocking to Higashiyama Zoo in Japan to see the strangely attractive gorilla in person.
“It's a perfect example of the Internet society,” Takayushi Ishikawa, a zoo spokesperson, told CNN. “We were very surprised by the phenomenon. Read More
BY Veronica Santos
on Mar 04, 2015
Calling all cat lovers!
One of Japan’s southern remote islands, Aoshima, is bustling with feline frenzy, eerily outnumbering the humans 6 to 1. Originally used to curb the mice problem in the boats, the cats populated and eventually began to overrun the island. Now Aoshima is swarming with over 120 cats.
It’s been named Cat Island (for obvious reasons) and is the island's main attraction. Since there are no hotels, restaurants, cars, or even stores, the feral felines are the reason people visit. Read More
BY Audrey Cerchiara
on Nov 12, 2014
Frozen bras don’t sound particularly pleasant; Frozen inspired bras sound magical. And they are. The Close Sisters Bra from Japanese lingerie company Triumph, inspired by the close sisters Elsa and Anna from Disney’s Frozen, changes colors when the wearer encounters a buddy also wearing the bra. Read More
BY Samantha Albala
on Sep 03, 2014
You are the coolest and best friend you'll ever have, so why not celebrate that and find some sweet stuff to mail yourself? Everyone loves getting packages and these days subscription boxes are the perfect way to show yourself you care. Peruse this list and find the perfect package that will make you do the happy dance! Or, I suppose you can get one of these subscriptions for a good friend, too.
1) FabFitFun: A fitness and beauty subscription for every season created by the powerhouse, superwoman, and E! News host Giuliana Rancic. Read More