February 28, 2015

Tag Archives: japan

Thanko Face Cooler Mask Also Saves You From SARS

The SARS panic might be years behind us, at least as far as pandemics go, but face masks are making a come back. I’m telling you. Don’t believe me? Check out this Cooling Face Mask from Thanko. Powered right from your USB port, the mask gives you 51-inches of breathing room. Go any further and you’ll be dragging your computer ... Read More »

Pro Rubik’s Cube Kit For Unemployed Japanese Geeks

There is an entire sub-culture of geeks who live in a world of Speedcubing. For you not of the geek persuasion, Speedcubing is the attempt to solve the Rubik’s cube as fast as humanly possible, sometimes in extreme situations, such as blindfolded and underwater. Available now in Japan is this Pro Rubik’s Cube Kit, which comes with all you need ... Read More »

Weight Loss Glasses Make Food Look Unappealing

Millions of fatties have been waiting for the day when that one little pill will be invented that makes you lose weight without making the effort to exercise. The fountain of weight loss pill might be still in the making, but there might be an easier way. These special Blue Shade Glasses are made to make food look bland and ... Read More »

RoboPorter Carries Your Luggage Without Singing Slave Spirituals

Johnny Cash, rest his soul, might need to have someone release a new version of his song “Hey Porter” to better survive the test of time, because this porter doesn’t have a pulse. The RoboPorter holds your luggage for you and transports it to your beckon call. The Kita Kyushu airport in Japan offers RoboPorters to guide you and your ... Read More »

M-Tran From Japan Is A Real Transformer

Researchers from the Tokyo Institute of Technology and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japan have developed a modular robot, called M-Tran, which changes its shape depending on the situation it is in. The robot is compiled of a number of different modules which each contain different sensors and uses depending on the situation. M-Tran ... Read More »

Finger Massager Great For Too Much Texting

From where else could a gadget like this exist, but Japan. This finger massager looks great for relieving those aches and pains caused by excessive text messaging, which I’ll be the first to admit, plagues my ligaments of steel at times. The finger massager uses Germanium, which heats up the device when it is in use for a warm sensation. ... Read More »

Sony’s New Cell Phones Stink…Like Apple Pie?

Sony’s new DoCoMo SO703i may come with GPS, TV, and music player functions, but what’s really interesting about these phones has nothing to do with the specifications. That distinction goes to the fact that one sniff of your phone could make you think about lunch. That’s right, the DoCoMo SO703i is available in 11 unique scents, like “apple pie” for ... Read More »

Now That’s a Crotch Rocket

It’s called the Suzuki Biplane (although it looks a hell of a lot more like a jet) and it’s powered by at V4 engine–that much we know. But other than that, information is scarce regarding this cool looking concept cycle. Still, I would imagine that the look is the really important thing here. And let me tell you, if I’m ... Read More »

The Japanese Agriculture Ministry Is Not In Charge Of Gundam

It appears that no matter where you live, you can be sure that the government is wasting time on your dollar. For example–a Japanese bureaucrat was reprimanded recently for neglecting his duties so that he could contribute 260 modifications to the Japanese-language Wikipedia entry on Gundam. Apparently, the problem is not confined to one man and his love for gigantic ... Read More »

Sharp’s announces worlds first dual-mode tuner module for T-DMB and DVB-H

Sharp’s first dual-mode transmitter, the VA3B5EZ915, is capable of tuning in on both T-DMB and DVB-H terrestrial digital broadcasts. Sharp claims this device to be the first of its kind. With the launch of One-Seg in Japan, other similar services have started popping up in other areas in the Eastern Hemisphere, including DVB-H for some areas of Europe, and T-DMB ... Read More »