Tag: japan

Sep 11, 2019

Guy Makes Oversized Novelty Weapons from Old Amazon Boxes

Guy Makes Oversized Novelty Weapons from Old Amazon Boxes

Japanese artist, the ‘Crafty Transformer‘, has amassed a large online following for his amazing DIY cardboard creations. Drawing inspiration from popular videos games, anime, and manga, he recreates well-known character gadgets, weapons, and tools. He even provides templates you can download (found in his YouTube video descriptions) along with step-by-step instructions in his videos.…

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Jul 29, 2019

Why Wagyu Beef Is So Expensive

Why Wagyu Beef Is So Expensive

These are the key elements that make Wagyu Beef so expensive

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May 6, 2019

Why the World’s Best Mathematicians are Hoarding Chalk

Why the World’s Best Mathematicians are Hoarding Chalk

Of course it’s from Japan

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May 1, 2019

Japanese Farmer Grows His Own Rice For His Lone Curry Vending Machine

Japanese Farmer Grows His Own Rice For His Lone Curry Vending Machine

Along a lonely stretch of highway in Awa-shi, Japan, you’ll find a rare vending machine

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Mar 28, 2019

Meet the World’s Oldest Confirmed Person, 116-Year-Old Kane Tanaka

Meet the World’s Oldest Confirmed Person, 116-Year-Old Kane Tanaka

Kane Tanaka from Fukuoka, Japan was born on January 2, 1903!

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Mar 14, 2019

Only in Japan Can Moving Be Described as a Pleasure

Only in Japan Can Moving Be Described as a Pleasure

I want to move to Japan just to move apartments

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Mar 13, 2019

In 1973 Japan Planted an Experimental Forest, Today It Looks like This

In 1973 Japan Planted an Experimental Forest, Today It Looks like This

Imagine flying over a forest and the forest looks back at you

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Jan 2, 2019

Fascinating Home Tour of an 82 Square Foot Apartment in Tokyo

Fascinating Home Tour of an 82 Square Foot Apartment in Tokyo

What an US$600/month, 82 sq ft (8 sq m) apartment in Tokyo looks like

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Dec 13, 2018

This Bonsai Forest by Masahiko Kimura is Incredible

This Bonsai Forest by Masahiko Kimura is Incredible

A beautiful Hinoki forest planting by Bonsai master Masahiko Kimura

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Nov 19, 2018

Beautiful Wooden Bookshelf Inserts by Japanese Artist Monde

Beautiful Wooden Bookshelf Inserts by Japanese Artist Monde

They’re little dioramas of narrow alleyways that you might find in the streets of Tokyo

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