Tag Archives: japan

Black Tissues

For the super elite, regular tissues will not do for coke nose. After all, how are you going to spot the white chunks of blow on a white tissue, save the mucus and blood. Thankfully, Japan has turned up a set of black tissues that not only look brilliant, they cost a small fortune as well. For $150, you get ...

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Tie the Knot in Space

A Japanese wedding planning company has teamed up with space transportation provider Rocketplane Kistler Japan. Using half-airplane, half-space shuttle transportation, they plan on hosting weddings aboard a one hour space flight that reach altitudes above 62 miles. They’re charging a little over two million dollars for such an affair but are kind enough to include a photo and video album, ...

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Cool Toys: Dog That Vomits Slime

Toys sure have evolved over the years. It went from the basic teddy bear, to Creepy Crawlers (remember those fuckers?), to Mighty Max to the dog that vomits slime. Come August, toy company Mega House, a subsidiary of Bandai, will ship “Biri Biri Kaze Hiki Wanko” or “Shocking Sick Puppy”, a Japanese toy guaranteed to disgust many parents out there. ...

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Kegstands on the ISS: Space Beer

Yes, you read correctly: space beer. Sapporo Holdings, one of Japan’s largest makers of beer, have helped cultivate barley in space. Barley, being the resilient grain it is, is able to withstand a diverse range of temperatures making it an ideal plant to be cultivated in space. Sapporo has stated that they will not be producing the “space beer” on ...

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Sorry Prepubescent 20-Year Olds, No Smoke Break For You

A Japanese company called Fujitaka has introduced a “Child Check System” for cigarette vending machines that uses facial recognition. It then compares the face with 100,000 faces in the vending machines database after taking a digital photograph of the consumer. The legal smoking age in Japan is 20, so if you just so happen to be a 13-year old looking ...

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Drinking Tonight? Make Sure You Try The Ice Sphere

I’m a huge whiskey and scotch drinker, so when I heard that using non-spherical ice cubes in your glass causes the liquor to become watered down easily, I immediately snapped into action. I found out that Taisin, a relatively unheard-of Japanese company, has a device that forms ice into perfect spheres, creating a better surface-area/volume ratio. Dubbed The Ice Mold, ...

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Rendezvous With Anus: Japanese Anatomy Scrolls From The 1800s

Back in the 1800s, if you got shot in the leg, it came off. Broke your arm? Let’s drink some whiskey and saw it off. Modern medicine has been well aided through anatomical drawings from centuries past. Kaibo Zonshinzu has not only drawn some of the most intricate, beautiful medical scrolls, but takes it the extra mile by depicting pain ...

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IV Drips Are The New Oxygen Bars

Over in Japan, people do crazy shit. I’d use different terminology for sure if we were talking about, say, Las Vegas. But Japan is always changing the game with new technology and wacky ideology. The latest craze to hit the land of the rising sun is Drop-in IV Drip Therapy, a service offered through TenTeki10, a company I don’t have ...

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Shoe Vending Machine Is Sex And The City Girls’ Wet Dream

We’ve seen vending machines which offer everything from iPod’s to human services, but what about something more attuned to our fashion sense. And by our, I mean you women (gotta watch my macho allure.) To introduce their new sneaker, Japanese branded Onitsuka Tiger is offering their Trainer from vending machines around Japan. This is a concept just dying to run ...

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World’s Largest Photo Album Shows High-Res Asian Cleavage

Since the people of Japan aren’t known for being the largest breed of humans, they sometimes have to compensate for their stature in other ways. Whether it be owning and expensive car, creating super strong robots, or designing the World’s Largest Photo Album. Japanese photographer Hitomi Toyama designed this 4m x 3m, 1000 kg photo album, titled “Women Of Vietnam”, ...

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