life hacks

Stuffed pepper cooking hack from Japan goes viral online

Genius tip shows us we’ve been stuffing our peppers wrong this whole time.

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Mandarin orange peels aren’t trash, they’re treasure! Three chimpi tips to reuse your mikan skins

Japanese granny, of course, knew things we didn’t.

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Have we been making pancakes wrong this whole time? Japan’s Zen-Noh shares the best technique

For fluffy flapjacks, there’s something you need to do right at the very start.

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So what’s with that thin sheet of white paper on top of Japanese miso?

Miso industry giant Marukome unpeels the facts on this peculiar bit of packaging.

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How to cancel a floor on a Japanese elevator

Cool hack will save you time and keep you in everyone’s good books.

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How to eat a kebab without making a godawful mess – Advice from an Akihabara kebab merchant

Our otaku reporter loves kebabs and wants the food to end up in his mouth, not on his shirt and anime merch.

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How to choose a great block of sashimi-grade tuna – 66-year maguro master shares his protips

He got his start in tuna wholesale when he was just 16, and today we’re learning from his experience.

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Manga artist shares a genius-level trick to take the headache out of drawing interior scenes

A new perspective to solve a challenging problem.

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We’ve been doing it wrong – Japanese genius shows us how we should all be making sandwiches【Pics】

No more messy sandwich tragedies with this clever, easy furoshiki-style technique.

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Tokyo coffee master reveals easy trick to make instant coffee almost as good as fresh-brewed

”I drink instant coffee all the time” cafe owner tells us, then shows us how.

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De-stress and breathe easy with handy tip from Japanese vocal technique specialist

Simple hand gesture blows people away with its ability to change the way you breathe.

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A foot-based way to prevent mosquito bites? Japanese Twitter tries the bloodsucker blocking tip

A few quick wipes might save you from a ton of itchy bites.

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Japanese chef’s curry cleanup kitchen hack means there’s no reason not to cook a pot right now

A simple solution to one of the only bad things about making curry.

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Japanese Twitter has an ingenious way to cool down overheating electronics

Keep your laptop (and thighs!) nice and cool with this nifty trick.

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How to escape when you’re trapped in a bathroom with a broken door【Video】

Japanese Twitter user’s advice is especially handy if you live by yourself.

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Japanese office workers getting boost by giving themselves anime ending theme at end of workday

Get Wild taikin puts a swaggering period on the end of the day, and Guren shukkin helps on the other end.

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Can you tell if a Japanese neighborhood is dangerous by looking at its convenience store?

Do the magazine rack, trash cans, and restroom rules act as a preemptive crime report?

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How to enjoy a cold drink without taking off your mask this summer【Experiment, video】

A special summer tip from the SoraNews24 Department of Questionable Life Hacks.

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How to stop the itching from a mosquito bite in minutes using a towel and a microwave

A super easy way to keep the bloodsuckers from spoiling your summer fun.

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How to make a mask out of a coffee filter in just seconds

In less time than it takes to brew a cup of java, you could have a new face covering.

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