Beautiful frozen waterfall in Japan is an awe-inspiring reason to brave winter’s cold【Pics/Vids】

Visitors are drawn to the serene stillness of the icy Fukuroda Falls.

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Volcanoes, castles and more: 10 of Japan’s best drone-shot videos to give you wanderlust【Video】

Drones have sort of exploded in our cultural conscious over the last few years, garnering both media and political attention. Like many other countries, the skies of Japan seem to be full of the whirring, buzzing devices, and while the government and society are still trying to figure out exactly how they feel about these all-seeing sky robots, YouTube is quickly filling up with gorgeous videos shot with drones!

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TLC and Namie Amuro’s new version of “Waterfalls” irks Lopes family

When it comes to R&B of the 90s in America, TLC were undoubtedly at the top of the heap, winning four Grammy Awards and selling mountains of singles and albums, back when artists used to sell albums.

Meanwhile in Japan, after breaking away from the group she belonged to, Namie Amuro went on to see massive success as a solo artist. A pioneer of 90s fashion trends like baggy socks and tanned skin, she was the darling of Japanese TV.

However, on both sides of the Pacific these musicians would face tragedy. Amuro’s mother was murdered in 1999, and TLC lost member Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes in a car accident in 2002. Now, TLC are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their hit song Waterfalls by rerecording it with Namie Amuro filling in for Left Eye. The only problem was they forgot to tell the Lopes family…

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