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Tag: Japan

This Japanese Coffee Vending Machine Shows Live Video of Your Coffee Brewing Inside

This Japanese Coffee Vending Machine Shows Live Video of Your Coffee Brewing Inside
Japan makes all kinds of weird and wonderful things. This is not the strangest by far, but it is pretty cool. Check out this coffee vending machine that includes a live video feed of the inner…

Robots Help Japan’s Volleyball Team Test Their Spikes

Robots Help Japan’s Volleyball Team Test Their Spikes
Japan is doing what Japan does best to give its national volleyball team an edge: using robots. They are using some high-tech training robots to help out. These bizarre-looking ‘bots mimic the opposing team’s defense and…
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Giant Robot Battle Going Down this August!

Giant Robot Battle Going Down this August!
Remember last summer when some robot builders from America challenged robot builders from Japan? Well the Japanese accepted that challenge, and the robot battle is now scheduled for sometime this August. I’ll be watching this robot…

Japanese Pancake Baths Smell Like Breakfast

Japanese Pancake Baths Smell Like Breakfast
I like yummy breakfasts as much as the next guy, but Japan takes things to a whole ‘nother level. In Japan they don’t just eat pancakes for breakfast, they bathe in breakfast foods too. Yes, there…

These Guys Built a 13-Foot-Tall Walking Robot in Their Garage

These Guys Built a 13-Foot-Tall Walking Robot in Their Garage
It might not be the flying mech that games like MechWarrior and Titanfall have tempted us with over the years, but a team of engineers in Japan have gotten pretty far with the construction of a…

Bunny Bread Lets You Catch That Wascally Wabbit Once and for All

Bunny Bread Lets You Catch That Wascally Wabbit Once and for All
Good ‘ol Elmer Fudd was always out hunting wabbits. I assume he liked to eat wabbit stew or something of the sort. Elmer never caught that wabbit because wabbits are wascally. If Fudd had lived in…

Mario Kart Replica Crashes into Police Box

Mario Kart Replica Crashes into Police Box
There are some things that can only happen in Japan, and this is one of them. A Korean tourist rented out a replica Mario Kart that you can actually drive on the streets around Tokyo. The…

A Carrying Case for Your Lollipops

A Carrying Case for Your Lollipops
No worries folks. Japan has everything covered. And I mean everything – even your lollipops. Yes, a company in Japan has created a carrying case for your suckers. Now your lollipops can travel in safety and…

Spreadable Coffee: Chock Full O’ Nutella?

Spreadable Coffee: Chock Full O’ Nutella?
There is always something bizarre to eat coming out of Japan. Boy, that sounded weird. If you like coffee, Japan may have the next snack for you to drool over. The treat is from Snow Brand…

McDonald’s Japan Getting Candied Sweet Potato Fries (That Aren’t Sweet Potatoes)

McDonald’s Japan Getting Candied Sweet Potato Fries (That Aren’t Sweet Potatoes)
So you might think if McDonald’s in Japan was gearing up to offer new candied sweet potato fries they might, I don’t know, use sweet potatoes. That’s not how they roll at the Japanese Golden Arches…

KitKat Sushi Has No Raw Fish, Only Raw Candy

KitKat Sushi Has No Raw Fish, Only Raw Candy
Japan has weird KitKats with all sorts of flavors we only dream of here in the US. In general, we only get normal and white chocolate, while Japan has all sorts of fruit flavors. To celebrate…

Japanese Hamburger Ditches the Bun for More Meat

Japanese Hamburger Ditches the Bun for More Meat
For the most part I don’t like people. I love the wife and kids even though I want to choke them out every now and again, but the other people in my life I can pretty…

Tokyo Airport Offers Toilet Paper for Smartphones

Tokyo Airport Offers Toilet Paper for Smartphones
NTTDoCoMo is one of Japan’s largest mobile operators, so they are always on the cutting edge. Their latest offering? Toilet paper for your smartphone. Sure, why not? These special rolls of TP can be found by…

Gatebox Holographic Assistant Price, Release Date Announced

Gatebox Holographic Assistant Price, Release Date Announced
I have a feeling that the Gatebox is exactly how Krieger got started with that holographic Japanese girl that follows him around on Archer. We talked a bit about the Gatebox early this year when the…

Japanese Take Rock, Paper, Scissors Very (Very, Very) Seriously

Japanese Take Rock, Paper, Scissors Very (Very, Very) Seriously
Look at these people cheering and hopping around. You might think they just won some sort of cosplay contest or something judging by their outfits. But what you are about to watch is the aftermath of…

Panasonic’s New Checkout Machine Will Also Bag Your Items

Panasonic’s New Checkout Machine Will Also Bag Your Items
Self-service checkouts are not new in our grocery stores, but Panasonic has improved them in Japan, with a basket system that can detect the items you’re placing inside and then bag them up automatically. The only…
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