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It’s cool to be a gangster in Japan


Check out some awesome Japanese ganster Van mods!

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See through Japanese Refrigerator + Washing Machine


Transparent Fridge:

Transparent Washer:

These transparent home gadgets are great for making sure that you are not being spied on by the FBI or CIA. Well, if you are a drug dealer, these transparent gadgets might help you detect bugs in your house. Otherwise, it does provide a very modern look to your house, well if you have a house… Regardless, we like the idea of transparent devices, it makes it look cooler. 🙂 We give this gadget a big thumbs up!

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GPOD – the real GPOD


Update from earlier gpod article. We have been getting a lot of good traffic due to the gpod by the way, thanks gpod!

Well, I guess Apple still won’t be happy… Well, we just got a reply from one of the developers of Gpod and he wants me to try one. Hmmm…

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Apple Not Happy With Japanese Sex Aid gPod


Wow, here’s a cool little vibrating sound gadget, well i guess you can call it a sex aid, but it can also probably be considered a massaging vibrator. Well, I can never tell the difference, I think people use either devices for both purposes. But I think it’s wrong for Apple to be acting out just because it had Pod in it. gPod…hmmm…maybe I can make a zPod…dPod…well…only if i had enough time…

The makers o

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AIST develops dexterous hand for working class droids


Here’s a video of simulating carrying heavy objects:

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Here’s a video of it walking:

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Here’s a cool robot with dexterous 5 finger hand motion from Japan.

Researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) have succeeded in boosting the manual skills of blue-collar droids by developing a robust and dexterous hu

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Shopping on your cell phone

Woman can now shop & buy clothes, furniture, cd & dvds, wheater forecasts, etc. from their cell phones. I think it’s exculsive to the asian market right now. 

Might not wanna tell your girlfriends about this app ;P

a little about the business

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Robot Video – Gymnastics Robot

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Biped robot? Check. Slick blue paintjob? Check. Lasers? No go. High bar routine? Check. Even though the JR RB-2000 robot is not actually grasping at the bar, this video is still pretty impressive. Hit it at about 40 seconds to watch the Paul Hamm routine begin. Now if they can just make a figure skating robot, my life will be complete.

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Talking Paper!

Just in case you get tired of holding the book up…

This paper also has the capability to record, but with the price being around $10.65 US per sheet. You probably won’t see many of these around.

Now the picture on the far right is another type of paper. Images are displayed by electrically charging a special ink that is placed between two sheets of film. Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd. has successfully developed a process to determine unique fingerprints each sheet of paper possesses

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Looking back at Sumo Robot Competition

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Here’s an awesome sumo robot competition from Japan.  Very interesting…

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Wine tasting robot from Japan!


Interesting wine testing robot from Japan…

The ability to discern good wine from bad, name the specific brand from a tiny sip and recommend a complementary cheese would seem to be about as human a skill as there is. In Japan, robots are doing it. Researchers at NEC System Technologies and Mie University have designed a robot that can taste — an electromechanical sommelier able to identify dozens of different wines, cheeses and hors d’oeuvres. “There are all kind

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