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Our human history is just ‘a narrow slice’

When we learn history, we often learn about the past in units. From Mayans to Dark Ages and Ancient Romans. But we forget that many of these ‘units’ of history run concurrent. i.e. Martin Luther King Jr. and Anne Frank were both born in the same year 1929.

Take a deeper look into our narrow slice of history to put time in to perspective.

Kuroshio Sea – 2nd largest aquarium tank in the world

The main tank called the “Kuroshio Sea” holds 7,500-cubic meters (1,981,290 gallons) of water and features the world’s second largest acrylic glass panel. Whale sharks and manta rays are kept amongst many other fish species in the main tank.

Boyfriends for Hire in Japan

In Japan, it’s not uncommon for successful women to pay attractive young men huge sums of money for a few cocktails and an hour of platonic companionship. VICE in conjunction with Schweppes sends correspondent Joel Cornell to Shibuya to explore this strange world and to find out if he can cut it as a professional boyfriend for hire.