Tag: japan

December 28, 2023 at 2:44 pm

Girl Called Out Her Japanese Name For Cultural Appropriation. She Then Proceeds To Speak Fluent Japanese And Shuts Her Up.

Source: Reddit/AITA/iStock

Cultural appropriation is such a tired argument.

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September 28, 2023 at 12:10 pm

The True Story of Hachiko, History’s Most Loyal Dog And How Japan Honored Him

The True Story of Hachiko, History's Most Loyal Dog And How Japan Honored Him

“The two became inseparable and Hachiko used to watch Ueno depart on the train for work…”

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November 27, 2022 at 10:01 pm

Does Living in “Blue Zones” Help You Live Longer?

Does Living in “Blue Zones” Help You Live Longer?

Are these places modern day fountains of youth?

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October 26, 2022 at 7:10 pm

Only 1% of Soy Sauce is Authentic. Here’s Why.

Only 1% of Soy Sauce is Authentic. Here's Why.

Why is only one percent of soy sauce made using the traditional method?

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September 1, 2022 at 12:05 am

An Almost-Invisible Solar Cell Has Been Created and Humans Might Be Able to Wear It In The Future

An Almost-Invisible Solar Cell Has Been Created and Humans Might Be Able to Wear It In The Future

We’ve been hearing a lot about solar power for years now and you’ve probably seen a lot more solar panels on buildings and in the countryside than you did in the past. And you’ve probably also noticed that those panels tend to take up A TON of room. But a recent breakthrough by researchers at…

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July 4, 2022 at 12:20 am

How a Japanese Artisan Creates Traditional Wagasa Umbrellas

How a Japanese Artisan Creates Traditional Wagasa Umbrellas

A fascinating process 1,200 years in the making!

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June 5, 2022 at 10:17 pm

Japanese Game Show Is Pretty Off-The-Wall Weird

Japanese Game Show Is Pretty Off-The-Wall Weird

I love these shows. They’re so goofy.

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May 31, 2022 at 6:01 pm

Japanese Mecha Creatures Made Out of LEGO

Japanese Mecha Creatures Made Out of LEGO

Mecha legos!!!

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May 12, 2022 at 1:51 am

A Look Inside Tokyo’s Smallest Luxury Apartment

A Look Inside Tokyo’s Smallest Luxury Apartment

That’s pretty cozy!

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April 17, 2022 at 12:14 am

Scientists Use AI to Teach Robots How to Peel Bananas

Scientists Use AI to Teach Robots How to Peel Bananas

Wait… AI can do what now? This is TOO MUCH!

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