We’ve just seen the announcement of a new so-called non-lethal “noise weapon” that sends a sound with the decibel level of a fighter jet to a specific target using a laser beam as its delivery device. Next, Japan test-fires a so-called “Death Star” laser capable of producing...
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The samurai are the legendary armored swordsmen of Japan, known to many westerners only as a warrior class, as depicted in countless martial arts movies. While being a warrior was central to a samurai’s life, they were also poets, politicians,...
Final Fantasy Explorers will be released in Europe and North America in January. Announced for Japan during E3 2014, the multiplayer action RPG for 3DS was pegged for a western release after two trademarks filed by Square Enix in US and Europe were dug up. In the game, players search for crystals and battle summon […]
We shudder to think that one day in the future, we could see Death Star-like spaceships helmed by the baddest villains of the universe who go about obliterating planets that don’t bow to them. Actually we might not have to wait too long...Show More Summary
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DAYUM! Katy Perry may not be slaying our lives with new music, but she IS slaying our lives with her Vogue Japan shoot! [ Related: Katy Perry Looks Like A Sex Pixie On Her Vogue Cover ] A new photo posted to her Instagram account shows the 30-year-old in black lingerie flaunting her goodies! Check out that smolder! She [...]
Pachinko is pretty popular in Japan, as it is used mostly as a form of gambling, and now it is about to have a new Castlevania-themed machine that somehow features "erotic violence." Yeah... gross. I'm all for scantily-clad characters,...Show More Summary
Japanese goalkeeper Kazushige Kirihata had an absolute nightmare during Wednesday’s Kashiwa Reysol 3-0 defeat to Shonan Bellmare in Japan’s J-League. The 28-year-old keeper was at fault for the first goal but had an absolute shocker for Shonan Bellmare’s second early in the second half. Show More Summary
LINE quietly got a Chrome extension for its messenger today so you can send replies to friends from the comfort of your browser. Its messaging service is wildly popular in Japan, but before today hasn’t had an official way for users to access it on their computers. Show More Summary
I’ve gone to Japan twice now with Kaizen Institute to study Lean with healthcare professionals from around the world. I first went in 2012, as a paid attendee, and I went back in 2014 as a partner and co-facilitator to teach and lead discussions during the trip. Both trips were fantastic experiences, and I’ve not only seen Japan […]
2015-07-29, DCMI is please to announce that the National Diet Library of Japan has translated " Guidelines for Dublin Core Application Profiles ", a DCMI Recommended Resource. The link to the new Japanese translation is available on he DCMI Documents Translation page at http://dublincore.org/resources/translations/index.shtml.
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Toyota's new robot that glides around like R2-D2 is devoted to a single task: picking things up. HSR, short for "human support robot," comes with a single mechanical arm that can grasp objects of various shapes...Show More Summary
You say "tomato," MOS Burger says "bun." The Japanese will not be fazed by your black or red burger buns anymore, even if you conspicuously shove a deep-fried frog in between, so what's a fast-food chain gotta do around Tokyo these days...Show More Summary
The rapid pace of offshore Japanese activity goes beyond access to ultra-cheap funding provided by Japan's unconventional monetary policies.
Using a roomful of generators and amplification lamps, a team of engineers with Japan’s Osaka University claims to have created the world’s strongest laser beam, even if it can only fire for one-trillionth of a second.
A video from Osaka, Japan, shows what appears to be ten orb-shaped UFOs hovering in formation over the city. This follows other smaller cluster sightings in Osaka and more recently in London. Why are UFOs suddenly gathering in groups? The video of the orbs over Osaka was...
While cat cafes, owl cafes and even dog cafes are all the rage in Japan, the proprietors of Yawarakan’s Cafe in Tokyo has cornered the market on an obscure but marketable idea – a full-service restaurant and hotel for stuffed animals. No human food is served nor are there any human accommodations, rather the cafe […]
A Japanese official heading construction of the 2020 Olympic stadium is quitting his post after Tokyo ordered design plans for the venue to be ditched amid public anger at its $2.0 billion price tag. The resignation of Kimito Kubo, 58,...Show More Summary
By Michelle Price HONG KONG (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp's years-long practice of inflating its profits has raised questions among accounting experts about whether low fees paid by Japan-listed companies to their auditors mean they do not spend enough time scrutinizing company accounts. Show More Summary