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  • July 23, 2015
    This is a video of a rice paddy in Japan that was grown with a Star Wars theme by planting four different kinds of rice to display 'STAR WARS' and pictures of R2-D2, C-3PO and BB-8. I cannot even imagine the planning that went into this because one time I tried planting a stra... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2015
    This is the miniature samurai armor made by Japanese artist Yoneji Inamura entirely out of dead bugs. That is a lot of bugs. I wonder where he got all those bugs. You think he collected them himself? There are some bugs on my porch if you're interested. Do you need any rol... / Continue →
  • July 6, 2015
    Last week, a US robotics company (MegaBots) challenged a Japanese one (Suidobashi Heavy Industry) to giant mech fight. This week, the Japanese company accepted the fight and wants to do it MELEE STYLE. The founder and CEO of Suidobashi Heavy Industry even got the shit talking... / Continue →
  • June 22, 2015
    Because electronic store employees get just as bored as everyone else at their jobs, this is the bladeless fan infinity loop set up by the workers at the Yodobashi Camera store in Sapporo, Japan. It blows balloons around and around and around. Does anybody have one of those b... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2015
    Because Japan, the Yunessan Spa House in Hakone is now offering ramen noodle baths to help bathers achieve that young, supple skin everyone desires. And obviously it's working, because a couple of the men in there look like they're six years old. Wait -- is that one on the ri... / Continue →
  • June 2, 2015
    After more than sixty years of terrorizing the country, Japan has finally recognized Godzilla as an official resident in the hopes he'll calm the f*** down and stop going apeshit on everything all the time. His residency paper above reads: Name: Godzilla Address: Shinjuku-k... / Continue →
  • May 28, 2015
    This is the 250-gram (~8.8 oz, about half a pound) mutant strawberry grown by a Japanese farmer in Fukuoka. Now I know what you're thinking, but Fukuoka is 1,350km (~840-miles) from Fukushima -- I already looked. It looks like it was made by gluing six already freakishly larg... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2015
    This is a video of modern samurai Isao Machii chopping an orange in half at 50mph (80km/h), a fried shrimp in half at 81mph (130km/h) and a glowing ball in half at 93mph (150km/h), all shot in super slow motion. Most impressive, but I've already seen Isao cut a BB pellet in h... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2015
    This is a clip from Japanese variety show AKBingo! in which the contestants are trying to blow a cockroach into each other's mouths. That is like, way more interesting than thumb wrestling. Man, that girl on the right -- I think it actually gets blown straight down her throat... / Continue →
  • May 4, 2015
    This is the Eshima Ohashi bridge in Japan. It spans a mile and reaches a max height of 144 feet so ships can pass underneath it. It looks almost straight up from this angle, but actually only has 5.1% and 6.1% grades at each end. There's a video of a car driving it after the... / Continue →