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What To Do If You Purchased Tickets For The 2020 Olympic Games

What To Do If You Purchased Tickets For The 2020 Olympic Games

The Tokyo Olympics were due to host 339 events in 33 different sports, with 30% of 7.8 million tickets sold to overseas visitors from outside of Japan—roughly 2.34 million people. But on March 24th, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympics and Paralympics decided that the games would be postponed…

How Traditional Japanese Swords Are Made

How Traditional Japanese Swords Are Made

Japanese sword making is a tradition that goes back centuries, and one that’s carried on to this day. Each sword can take over 18 months to create, requiring an astonishing degree of dedication and skill. The resulting blades can be worth thousands of dollars.