Human Inspired Innovation & Culture



Who’s the next to die on The Walking Dead?

Warning: If zombie annihilation isn’t part of your Monday torrent television-watching ritual just yet, beware of the spoilers below. He thought living behind those walls could work. He was wrong. With the sixth season of THE WALKING DEAD is in full swing we had to ask – is there a possibility that we’ll get to see a George R. Martin Style… Keep Reading


Five reasons to drink your sake warm

By Hiroko Shimbo The dogma about sake today is that high-quality versions must be served chilled, but that is a total misconception. In fact, there are many quality sakes that are best enjoyed warmed. It’s true that sake, a traditional Japanese rice wine, was once consumed warmed if its quality was not good enough to… Keep Reading


The movie that scared Stephen King

By: Jessica Ferri Horror master Stephen King had two things to to say about one of the most buzzed about movies at Sundance. “The Witch scared the hell out of me,” he tweeted. “And it’s a real movie, tense and thought-provoking as well as visceral.” It’s enough to scare Stephen King and it’s a real… Keep Reading


The Family Meal: How serving and sharing sustain us

By Diane Fresquez Part of what makes eating together so pleasurable, in any language or culture, is the conversation. But when London-based photographer Chris Terry was in Niger photographing an ordinary family enjoying a spaghetti dinner, he was surprised that no one spoke. “It’s a great privilege to have food to eat,” explained the grandmother,… Keep Reading


Femme Fatale: Five most bad-ass women in horror

1. LAURIE STRODE, HALLOWEEN Starring opposite a masked madman of epic proportions, Laurie (Jamie Lee Curtis) is John Carpenter’s babysitter who launched a thousand sequels. She also proved one should never underestimate what a woman can do with a knitting needle.   2. SARAH CARTER, THE DESCENT Hell hath no fury like a jilted woman… Keep Reading


Japan’s suicide forests

By: Stephanie Almazan Mount Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan, is a natural wonder that beckons 200,000 to 300,000 climbers a year. Adventurers are eager to conquer the mountain’s snow-capped peak—a high point in anyone’s life. But lurking in Mount Fuji’s shadow is a sinister attraction with its own set of visitors who arrive but… Keep Reading

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