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  • September 22, 2015
    This is the Casio S100 'Special One', a $225 luxury calculator made by Casio to celebrate all the years the company has been calculating. Punch them numbers! Only 5,000 are going to be produced and sold in Japan though, so in the off-chance you're some sort of calculator coll... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2015
    This is a gallery of the rice-straw dinosaurs (among other animals) built in Niigata Prefecture, Japan after this year's rice harvest. That t-rex is stunning. So is the triceratops. Is rice-straw soft or abrasive? Like, would it hurt if you rubbed up against it? I'm...aski... / Continue →
  • August 20, 2015
    Curry Shop Shimizu is a new curry shop that just opened in Tokyo and is selling curry that's supposed to have the taste and consistency of actual crap. That is nasty. That also doesn't look like any shit I've ever seen. It should be way darker, and there should be way more s... / Continue →
  • 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 →