Geekologie I Watch Stuff The Superficial Hedonistica

Results for "japan"

  • April 16, 2015
    This is a commercial from Japanese anime network Animax for a hands-free phone holder that looks like a swan head protruding from your crotch. It also looks like a giant penis. Apparently the commercial was made for April Fools' Day, although I can't imagine anybody actually ... / Continue →
  • April 15, 2015
    This is a video tour of Hotel Gracery, the soon-to-open Godzilla themed hotel in Tokyo. It all looks pretty cheesy, but it's also a Godzilla themed hotel, so what did you expect? Did I ever tell you about the time I found a finger under my hotel bed? A FINGER. "A chicken fi... / Continue →
  • March 17, 2015
    Damn Mordor, calm down. Because Mother Nature feels the need to constantly remind us that she's in charge here and she can open the gates to hell any time she damn well pleases, this is a video of the Sakurajima volcano in Japan erupting and producing volcanic lightning (previ... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2015
    To advertise the speed of their 4G LTE network, Japanese mobile phone operator DOMOCO created this dumpling cannon that can prep and cook a dumpling almost instantly (previously: their shrimp tempura cannon). Of course, it can only prepare one dumpling so quickly before having... / Continue →
  • February 27, 2015
    This is a video from Japan of three Olympic fencers taking on fifty amateurs at the same time. Kills are scored by popping the balloon on another fencer's chest. Who do you think wins? SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER: There are only two amateurs remaining when they finally manage to... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2015
    Seen here in embarrassingly poor Photoshop renderings, Hotel Gracery is a soon-to-be-opened Godzilla themed hotel in Tokyo's Shinjuku ward. There will be a full-scale (from the original films) Godzilla head breaking out of the roof, and the rooms will have different Godzilla t... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2015
    This is the massive Star Wars inspired snow sculpture serving as the centerpiece of this year's Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan. The piece measures 15 meters (~49-feet) tall, 22.6 meters (~74-feet) across, 20 meters (~66-feet) deep, and took about a month to complete. Impressi... / Continue →
  • January 14, 2015
    Japancrate is a monthly subscription service that sends a crate of Japanese candy right to your door. They come in three varieties, depending on your budget/how much weird candy you think you can stomach in a month: Mini: $12/Month 4-6 Candies Half Pound Crate Origina... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2015
    This is a video of two Japanese artists who have had their faces projection mapped and tracked so they can have different animal and robot faces projected on them while they move around (previously seen before with a lady HERE). Pretty neat. I especially like the speakers-for... / Continue →
  • January 5, 2015
    Fukuro no Mise is a cafe in Tsukishima, Japan, with a bunch of domesticated owls that patrons can interact with (have sit on own hand/shoulder, take pictures with). It's extremely popular though, so you have to get in line before they open, pay 2,000 (~$17), then come back at ... / Continue →