What next after PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)? In the wake of the success of the viral hit of 2016, the comedian Piko Taro has tried to extend his popularity with a guest appearance in a K-Pop hit ...
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Bridgestone has announced the latest in its line of "airless tires" that do not require inflation, this time adapting the technology for bicycles. The second generation of the Air Free Concept was ...
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Every year there are some pretty outlandish concept cars, mostly designed to generate headlines and buzz. But forget robots and bizarre shapes. Nissan have gone for a more practical, ...
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When Tokyo made its ultimately successful bid for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, it emphasized how its Games would be compact and ecological. The Olympic Village to house athletes for 2020 ...
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Carry your umbrella around in a truly Japanese style!
While Japan might at times seem just to be one concrete jungle, there's still a lot of nature around and even some cities maintain a rare balance between the forests of old and the convenience ...
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As the name tells itself, LowCarbonLife.net provides yet another possible solution for saving the earth. Online they have a variety of furniture on sale, but it's neither the design nor the ...
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In post-Fukushima Japan, we need more projects like this. While the LDP government slowly cranks up the return to full nuclear power, some Japanese corporations are being more realistic about the ...
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Kagawa prefecture on Shikoku island, famed for its udon noodles, has found another way to turn its popular food to good use -- power. Chiyoda Manufacturing in Takamatsu City has announced "udon ...
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Nintendo is celebrating its legacy with this re-release of the Japanese Super Nintendo Entertainment System console in miniature.
The contour Coca-Cola bottle has to be one of the most iconic beverage vessels in the world. But even when something is that established, it doesn't mean it can't be given new life sometimes when ...
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Fashion brand amadana has come up with this pseudo eco bag, the BAGTTERY, part power source and part quasi-luxury apparel. It sounds like a character from Game of Thrones but it is meant, you've ...
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