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Chopsticks Plus One and Two Concept Merges Japanese and American Customs

I’m always sort of embarrassed asking for chopsticks when I’m at a Japanese restaurant. I can almost hear the server’s thoughts: “Stupid fucking Americans, shitting all over our customs.” Though I’d hear something more like “Ayaaaa ching chong hiiiih arigato Mr. Roboto.” And in a way, we really are shitting all over their customs. And this Chopsticks Plus One and ...

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The Anatomy of Japanese Monsters

I’ve kinda always wondered about this. Do monsters have the same basic anatomic features as us humans? I mean think about it. When you think of monsters, they could really be made of anything, sort of like aliens. Well, now we know. These anatomical charts come complete with spiked vertebrates and massive human filled colons. Hit the jump for Godzilla ...

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Lightsaber Chopsticks Might Cook Your Sushi

What’s more important to you? Looking cool or eating sushi that is actually technically sushi? These Lightsaber Chopsticks might cook your sushi, so it might be more of a seared salmon and rice type dish. These ChopSaver chopsticks are available in red, blue and green colors and are likely to break a few plates over the years. Our advice? Don’t ...

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Panda Ear Buds Perfect For Your Japanese Girlfriend

If you’re a true geek you’ve likely either dated a Japanese girlfriend or fantasized about having one. If by any chance you actually have one, they would surely go totally nuts over these Panda Ear buds. You know how girls, in general, not even specifically Japanese, are into this cutesy shit. Even if you’re a hipster dude, you might dig ...

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Fast Foot Papercraft

Care to grab a bite to eat? Make sure it’s the real thing. This Japanese papercraft features what appears to be a tasty burger, some weird fish sandwich, “Fried Potato” and a soft drink. Unfortunately, just like the real thing, this papercraft isn’t free. It’ll cost you $6 but won’t leave you feeling fat and unsatisfied. Link

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Emoji: Turn Your iPhone Up To 11

Yesterday, around 9:50am, I received a text message on my iPhone 3G. I opened it up and lo and behold, what do I see? A fish, a soccer ball and a traffic light. What the fuck could this be? After asking my friend how he sent images like that via SMS, he soon explained to me that these were Emoji, ...

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Nintendo To Launch Wii Video Service In 09

Dentsu Inc, Japans largest advertising agency, is aiding Nintendo in launching a video distribution service on Nintendos home console, the Wii. The two companies plan to offer programs exclusive to the service, allowing old people and little kids to get down with some cartoons and other entertainment content. However, nothing in this world is free (except Wii Sports) and viewers ...

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A Pillow Worth Drooling On

I love sushi. Whether I’m eating it or sleeping on it, it’s all good. These ThinkGeek pillows modeled after popular Japanese cuisine run anywhere from $45 to $60 dollars and come in a variety of different styles/flavors. Tuna, salmon, shrimp, salmon roe and even edamame have all been turned into stylish plush pillows. I’ve gotten a hold of the salmon ...

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Replicant: The World’s First Microprocessor-Based Calculator

Retro computer enthusiast Bill Kotaska has successfully built a replica of Busicom’s historic 141-PF printing calculator using vintage Intel chips. It’s the 37th anniversary of the world’s first single chip, customer-programmable microprocessor, the tiny Intel 4004. It was the Japanese calculator maker known as Busicom which later introduced the first product ever built around an Intel microprocessor. So, in light ...

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Japanese Version Of Fallout 3: The Bomb Never Happened

Fallout 3 is about to hit Japan’s store shelves and news has emerged claiming that the developers, Bethesda Softworks, have made changes to the game to more comfortably appeal to the Japanese market. You can probably guess from here what changes have been made, but just in case your a little rusty on your history, I’ll tell you.

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