Apr 022015
Japanese Whiskey Company 3D Prints Intricate Ice Cube

The only thing better than a nice glass of whiskey is a glass of whiskey with the perfect amount of ice in it to chill it and dilute it just a drop. Japanese whiskey company Suntory Whiskey has taken ‘on the rocks’ to the next level with extremely intricate ice cubes made with a special chiseling machine. Check out AdWeek to see pictures of all the amazing cubes they made, such as a Mario cube, a horse cube, a space shuttle cube, and more!


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Mar 022015
A Week In The Life Of A Tokyo Salary Man Is Miserable

Japan is famous for a lot of things in the United States, and one of those is for having a serious workforce. It’s not uncommon for so-called ‘salary men’ to work 12 hour days, six days a week. Stu is visiting Tokyo, and wanted to experience the life of a salary man, so he tried the brutal schedule for a week. Now, this agonizing documentary has gone viral with over 250,000 hits!


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Feb 272015
Epic Japanese Dumpling Cannon Cooks Dumplings In Seconds

Remember the viral video originating from Japan of the super fast cooking prawn cannon machine? With a touch of a button, a chain reaction engaged, and fried prawns in seconds. That video has over 12 million hits!

Now, Japanese technology company ドコモ 公式チャンネル is back with a new instant recipe. This time, they cook up some delicious dumplings in less than three seconds! Impossible and delicious!


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Feb 182015
Japanese Underground Bicycle Parking Technology Is Genius

Older videos of Japan’s impressive underground bicycle parking have been seen on the Web before, but this new video featuring the topic is trending again now. As biking is so popular in Japan’s congested urban areas, engineers have created a very unique way to park all those bicycles: underground.

The entire process is automated. Simply roll your bike into the groove, enter your payment, and your bike is taken underground by a robot arm. To retrieve your bike, just wave your ticket. Genius! 


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Jan 192015
Disabled Boy Incredibly Plays Piano Using His Eyes

The Japanese are famous around the world for their impressive technological inventions. Eye Play The Piano is a brand new invention by the Japanese University of Tsukuba and FOVE that allows disabled people to literally play the piano with their eyes.

Using a special set of goggles similar to a virtual reality head set, the user plays the piano by simply looking at the different pictures that represent each note. High tech eye tracking software understands each blink as an input and plays the electric piano. 


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