Tag: japan

Jun 13, 2018

There’s a Garden Contest on the Backs of Japanese Mini Trucks and It’s Awesome

There’s a Garden Contest on the Backs of Japanese Mini Trucks and It’s Awesome

The annual Kei truck garden contest is sponsored by the Japan Federation of Landscape Contractors

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May 17, 2018

Fascinating HQ Video of Japanese Life from 100+ Years Ago

Fascinating HQ Video of Japanese Life from 100+ Years Ago

1913-1915: Views of Tokyo, Japan (speed corrected w/ added sound by Guy Jones)

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Apr 3, 2018

The Similarities Between the Lion King and this Japanese Cartoon are Startling

The Similarities Between the Lion King and this Japanese Cartoon are Startling

Osamu Tezuka’s “Kimba the White Lion” was created in 1950 and animated in 1965. “The Lion King” came out in 1994

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Mar 15, 2018

Just In Case You’ve Never Seen the World Record for Largest Hula Hoop Spun

Just In Case You’ve Never Seen the World Record for Largest Hula Hoop Spun

Yuya Yamada set the world record with 6 rotations of a hoop that measures 5.14 m (16 ft 10 in) in diameter

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Mar 7, 2018

GoPro on Sushi Conveyor Belt Draws Full Gamut of Reactions

GoPro on Sushi Conveyor Belt Draws Full Gamut of Reactions

A surprisingly, fascinating glimpse into everyday life in Tokyo

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Jan 17, 2018

Laser Cut Notepads That Slowly Reveal Artworks As They Get Used

Laser Cut Notepads That Slowly Reveal Artworks As They Get Used

“Omoshiro Blocks” by Japanese design firm Triad Inc

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Jan 16, 2018

This Robot Vending Machine Will Serve You Ice Cream for 100 Yen

This Robot Vending Machine Will Serve You Ice Cream for 100 Yen

I, for one, welcome our new ice cream-serving robot overlords

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