Hollywood cycles through popular actresses fairly often, but Margot Robbie’s range of acting capabilities may mean that she’s here to stay. Here are the next big films on her schedule.
Like many A-listers, Will Smith's star power hasn’t faded with age – and he still has the same charisma that won him fans on The Fresh Prince of Bel Aire. Here's what to expect from him over the next year.
It's common for mecha anime to not be very good. It's a little less common for mecha anime to get fans excited and then let them down. Here are some of the worst offenders from the past 15 or so years.
Chicago has a bad reputation when it comes to crime, but you're much less likely to run into trouble if you act like a local. Here are some pointers and places to avoid - some of which might surprise you!
Thousands of charities across the globe launch appeals for donations year-round, but these efforts really pick up steam around Christmastime. The best recipient of your money, though, may not always be the one that’s flooding your inbox or popping up in your newsfeed.
While no organization is perfect, some charities have truly questionable management practices. Even household names like Oxfam and the American Red Cross have had major scandals in the past few years. Here are the major charities to consider avoiding.
If you’re not particularly passionate about a particular type of law, then you may end up stuck with a degree that you don’t enjoy and doesn’t even pay very well. Examine your interests, strengths, and career options closely to see if heading to law school is right for you.
Conference calls often do little more than breed multitasking and snarky conversations on Slack or Gchat. At their worst, they're a full-on waste of people's time or a drain on morale. Sometimes they're unavoidable, so here's how to make the most of them.
Japan is a modern enough country that getting currency is is easy, but you need to know your options and plan in advance. Here are the best ways to avoid fees while keeping enough cash on hand.
While there are hundreds of great face scrubs and toners out there, getting clear and beautiful skin requires some basic best practices. If you forget the fundamentals, your homemade coffee-pomegranate scrub won't do you much good!
You don't need to break the bank with specialized craft store supplies. Go beyond coloring book pages with art ideas and crafts that your kids can easily do with household items.
Whether you've just started college or are moving to another country, homesickness can strike at any time. Sometimes having familiar food can help you feel better. Other times, coping with loneliness requires different strategies.
While My Hero Academia season 4 is expected to air as soon as spring 2019, that's a long time to wait for the show's die-hard fans! Here are 5 excellent anime and Western animations to entertain you in the meantime.
While nothing can replace Voltron's blend of epic space battles, lovable characters, and incredible team dynamics, there are plenty of shows out there with broad, relatively light-hearted sci-fi appeal.
When it comes to teaching abroad, every country has its pros and cons, but some are certainly riskier than others. Sometimes the problems in a country run much deeper than the recruiters' glossy websites would lead you to believe.
While Japanese elementary schools have drawn some influence from Western education, they have some significant cultural and logistical differences. Disciplinary policies, teaching styles, and even lunch practices are unique and can be confusing for foreigners.
Floods and landslides are becoming more common in Japan. Whether you're visiting during the rainy season or living here year-round, make sure to familiarize yourself with evacuation locations and safety tips ahead of time.
For many people, Japan seems too exotic and distant to ever consider living in. The reality, though, is that the country's high quality of life is refreshing - as long as you can handle the loneliness and language barriers.
It's easy to get complacent with your mid-level Japanese - but you can improve by leaps and bounds without getting bored if you change up your learning methods.
Japan is an incredibly safe country - but that's only because it's tough on crime. Make sure you're aware of the laws that are sometimes different than other countries'.
Japan isn't the cheapest country in the world to travel in, but there are ways to make it much more manageable. Economical hotels, transit, and entertainment can free up more money for souvenirs and big adventures.
Whether you're making a domestic connection or just trying to get into Tokyo, Narita Airport can be surprisingly easy if you know what to expect.
It's easy to get bogged down in the first lines of your story, or to give up because you haven't come up with a compelling plot. Try some story starters to get things moving!
Moving to Japan can seem terrifying, but it's more doable than you think - as long as you have a sense of adventure and are willing to play by the rules.
If you've decided you want to teach English in Japan, congratulations! You're in for a treat. Next question: what kind of English do you want to teach? Do you crave the chaos of Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) life, or would you prefer teaching at an eikaiwa English school?
Any country can be a challenge for expats to get used to, but living in Japan comes with its own set of unique cultural challenges, and problems can arise quickly. Rest assured, though, there are more resources at your fingertips than you think.
1. Write a character who doesn’t know what they want to do in life. Put them in a setting where they’re staring off into space, wondering what they’re going to do with their life, when something suddenly falls into their lap - literally - and...
You have a basic character in mind for your next work - but now it's time to really figure out what makes them tick and where they're going next. Here are 321 questions to help you think it through!
Prompts, tips, and ideas for all writers - whether you create short stories, novels or fan fiction! Get those juices flowing!