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  • July 16, 2014
    These are shots of some of the foot items available at the Pikachu Cafe in Japan. "Foot?" Obviously I meant food. The cafe will be open for a limited time (until August 31st) outside the Pokemon XY movie exhibit at Tokyo City View in Roppongi Hills. I want that burger and t... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2014
    This is the crowdfunded (seriously) kayak topper that Japanese artist Rokudenashiko fashioned in the shape of her own vagina. Rokudenashiko is trying to end the taboo surrounding female private parts in Japan by creating all sorts of vagina shaped objects. She wants to make a... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2014
    These are the $40 icePhone iPhone cases made by HameeTV and available from this Japanese online store. They look like honest to God ice cream bars. That makes zero sense, but now I want an iPhone case that looks like a realistic sandwich. Holy shit, that guy over there is tr... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2014
    This is a shot of the Japanese Giant Salamander (Ōsanshōuo) that was spotted going for a stroll on the bank of the Kamogawa River in Kyoto. The Japanese Giant Salamander is believed to be the basis of the kappa, a mythical species that looks like a cross between a salamander a... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2014
    This is a short video of what a group of Japanese robot-loving scientists are calling the first android newscasters. Me? I'm calling them public enemies numbers 1 and 2. *pins their pictures to the wall with big red circles around their faces* Can somebody bring me some yar... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2014
    This is an iPhone case that looks like a marine isopod. Most people will just assume it's a giant lobster tail though. You can get a silver version for $80, gold for $120, or neither for free. I'm going to go with the free option. Mostly because one of these will never fit ... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2014
    Japanese drink manufacturer Otsuka plans to send a can of powdered energy drink to the moon's surface in October, 2015. Why? Allegedly to inspire kids to be astronauts, but in reality for the advertising. Pfft, aliens don't even like energy drinks. If they're smart enough t... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2014
    F-Cups?! Damn girl why don't you start with a B and go from there. These are Japanese F-Cup cookies. They're supposed to make your boobs grow. I would encourage you to stop before reaching an actual F-cup though to avoid future back problems. The completely not scientifica... / Continue →
  • April 3, 2014
    This is the massive Gundam tombstone available from a tombstone carving business in Yasu City, Japan. It's the perfect way to steal the show, even after you're dead. Listen mom, I know we were supposed to visit grandma's grave, but then we saw Gundam and got distracted. "But... / Continue →
  • March 20, 2014
    This is a video of sushi chef Hironori Ikeno preparing his special -- tiny slices of fish atop single grains of rice. There is no way I could get one of those in my mouth without losing it first. And if it did make it to my face, I'd probably accidentally vacuum it up my nose... / Continue →
  • March 12, 2014
    This is the soon to be released pasta flavored ice cream bar from Japan based Gari-Gari Kun. What's it gonna taste like? ASS. I'm kidding, I already said it's going to taste like pasta -- can't you read? If so, how about a bed time story? One with lots of sex and violence ... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2014
    This is a wake-up prank from the Japanese special Dokkiri Award (Japanese TV is the best) of comedian Toshiaki Kasuga being launched through the roof of a cabin at the base of Mt. Fuji one morning. Apparently the show managed to get Toshiaki drunk the night before, then strapp... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2014
    This is a bra designed by Japanese lingerie manufacturer Ravijou that has a front clasp that will only release when "true love" is detected via a special heart-rate monitor and magical algorithms. But what if you're going to bed alone and just don't want to sleep in your bra?!... / Continue →
  • January 10, 2014
    This Sunday The Simpsons will pay tribute to retiring Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki with a brief sequence of Homer drunkenly stumbling past some of Studio Ghibli's most famous works. Have you ever seen Grave of the Fireflies? It wasn't directed by Miyazaki but it's definit... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2014
    Mountain Dew and Cheetos: the stereotypical bane of every gamer's keyboard. But do gamers actually eat Cheetos and Mountain Dew all the time? Yes. Although right now I'm on more of a Andy Capp's Hot Fries and Code Red kick. MY LIPS AND FINGERS ARE SO RED. Mountain Dew fl... / Continue →
  • January 6, 2014
    This is a video from the University of Tokyo of scientists using four speakers to levitate and move objects in midair. Unfortunately, those objects are limited Styrofoam balls, water droplets, and other pieces of barely there. I want to see them levitate a human. Or implode ... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2013
    Japanese condom manufacturer Sagami has just introduced the world's thinnest condom, a pecker wrapper only 0.01mm thin. For reference, that's about as thin as your penis is round. Hoho, burn! PROTIP: shave your pubes to make it look bigger. According to website ZakZak, it t... / Continue →
  • November 15, 2013
    Because Japan always gets way cooler stuff than the rest of the world, this is the line of Super Mario toys purveyor of barely-burgers McDonald's will be giving away in the country's Happy Meals. Here in the US? No clue, probably a pamphlet about exercising. All the Mario to... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2013
    This is the 'Ark Nova', an inflatable and easily transportable concert hall that can fit 500 patrons and I'm trying really hard not to say looks like Grimace's @$$hole. Dammit, I kind of already did, didn't I? I suck at keeping secrets. It measures 98 feet by 118 feet and fe... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2013
    This is Robot Ninja Lager. It has absolutely nothing to do with robots or ninjas except the name and its alleged Japanese influence. Don't get me wrong, I'd still drink it, but only if the bar was out of Mickey's wide-mouth bottles. "Please, GW -- tell me you don't actually ... / Continue →