At Japanese restaurant Zauo, diners “fish” for their own dinner

The lobsters, along with rockfish and flounder, are caught using a hook rod, not unlike a claw crane at an arcade, intended to simulate fishing.

The 10 best Japanese convenience store souvenirs, from organic shampoo to noodle-stuffed hot dogs

Japan's convenience stores — also known as "konbini" — sell food, makeup products, hangover cures and more.

This week in food and travel: When booking a one-way airplane ticket could save you money

Also: One solo traveler reflects on her mistakes, why young people may be in denial about food waste and how PETA changed the packaging of an iconic snack food.

Why it’s sometimes better to book two one-way airplane tickets instead of one round-trip flight

From Miami to Tokyo, here are the top 10 domestic and international destinations to which you can save on airfare by buying two one-way tickets.

Why do Hollywood action films love chase scenes in East Asian cities?

'Black Panther' is one of several recent action films to drop into an East Asian city. But not all films are as careful about how they use places like Busan or Shanghai, often reducing them to a prop.

This app lets pregnant commuters get the seat they deserve on crowded subway rides

It's a modern-day solution to an age-old etiquette issue.

PlayStation Plus July: 'Until Dawn' and 'Game of Thrones' headline free games list

Also, who doesn't want to play as a scrappy Pomeranian in 'Tokyo Jungle?'

'Yakuza 6' Gameplay: See the first English footage

Ready for more adventures in Kamurocho? Here's 15 minutes of English 'Yakuza 6' gameplay!

Best places to travel: 10 cities with the biggest discounts on airfare in June

Cheap flight alert! These fun vacation destinations across the world are projected to see airfare price drops this summer.

'Persona 5' Job: How to get a part-time job and raise stats

Instead of being a teen delinquent, you should go find a job in 'Persona 5.'

14 food documentaries that'll help you escape from the real world — if only for a moment

Turn off the news and get lost in some deliciousness.

Ashley Judd: Children and youth are not for sex

"I know firsthand that there is no such thing as sexual consent between an adult and a minor."

Nintendo Switch Demo Events: Tour locations and cities where you can try the console

These Nintendo Switch demo events are your best chance to get your hands on the new device before launch.

Tokyo Comic-Con just banned men from dressing up as women at their event

This isn't cute — no matter how you dress it up.

New Naked Restaurant Will Ban Overweight Diners From Service

On the menu: Body shaming with a side of ageism.


With This Electronic "Tattoo," We Just Hit the Next Wave of Wearables

Say goodbye to your stupid phone.

Have You Always Wanted to Be a Ninja? Japan Will Let You Do it Full-Time

This is better than 'American Ninja Warrior,' except you'll probably be paid less than the show's winner.

16 Photos of Shopping, Then and Now, Reveal How Our World Has Changed

And, in some cases, how they haven't.


39 Powerful Photos From the #FightFor15 Protests Around the World

Workers around the world rise up to rally for fair wages.

14 Incredible Sci-Fi Movies That Have Nothing to Do With Outer Space

A lot of freaky future stuff happens right here on Earth.

17 Amazing Theater Cities That Aren't London or New York

There are Tony-worthy performances all over the globe.

A Dance With Drones Shows the Future of Art and Technology

This raises some interesting questions about humans and machines.

Women Around the World Are Using Sex Strikes to Create Social Change

Sometimes, abstinence is the answer.

9 Incredible Photos of Japan's Biggest Snowstorm in 45 Years

A beautiful disaster.