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World Oldest Woman Judo Master, Named Keiko Fukuda from Japan

on 09 18, 2011 | Comments Off

World Oldest Woman Judo Master, Named Keiko Fukuda from Japan

Keiko Fukuda, 98, has unashamedly devoted her life to Judo. The San Francisco-based 'little, bitty woman' is the first female - and one of only four living judo masters

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Takabisha in Japan – The Steepest Roller Coaster in The World

on 07 30, 2011 | Comments Off

Takabisha in Japan - The Steepest Roller Coaster in The World

YOU’LL need a good head for heights and a strong stomach on the Takabisha – it’s the world’s steepest roller coaster. From the screaming faces of thrill-seekers

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Japan Astronaut Tweets about Space Sickness

on 06 16, 2011 | Comments Off

Japan Astronaut Tweets about Space Sickness

TOKYO - JAPANESE astronaut Satoshi Furukawa has tweeted from the International Space Station that he suffers from travel sickness in space.

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Weird Mobile Phone from Japan: Elfoid Humanoid

on 06 7, 2011 | Comments Off

Weird Mobile Phone from Japan: Elfoid Humanoid

Robotics researchers from Osaka University have teamed up with NTT Docomo and Qualcomm to develop a handheld humanoid phone that brings a new dimension to mobile commun

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Strange Japanese Sea Creatures (Video)

on 06 5, 2011 | Comments Off

Strange Japanese Sea Creatures (Video)

Exotic creatures lie at the bottom of Japan's Suruga Bay, including spider crabs, chimeras and lantern sharks. I'm not sure if this is real or not (National Geographic

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Amazing Gundam Building in Tokyo

on 05 3, 2011 | Comments Off

Amazing Gundam Building in Tokyo

The Gundam building in Shibuya rests on its axled haunches like the ultimate guard-dog, anxiously awaiting the day it will be called into service to leap-frog into batt

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Naruto Whirlpool – A Gate to the Magical World

on 05 2, 2011 | Comments Off

Naruto Whirlpool - A Gate to the Magical World

Whirlpools are unique water formations and one of the most notable and magical whirlpools in the world is the Naruto Whirlpools in the Naruto Strait in Hyogo, Japan. Th

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Batman Secret Base in Okinawa

on 04 5, 2011 | Comments Off

Batman Secret Base in Okinawa

Yes. You heard it right. Thanks to Google Maps, a giant Batman symbol has been discovered on the rooftop of an office building in Okinawa, Japan, instead of in the Goth

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Tokyo Sky Tree – World Tallest Tower

on 03 29, 2011 | Comments Off

Tokyo Sky Tree - World Tallest Tower

The Tokyo Sky Tree, formerly known as New Tokyo Tower, is a broadcasting, restaurant and observation tower under construction in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan. It is the tallest

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Tsukiji Fish and Seafood Market – World’s Largest

on 02 12, 2011 | Comments Off

Tsukiji Fish and Seafood Market - World's Largest

The Tsukiji Fish Market is the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. It’s also one of the largest wholesale food markets of any kind. The market is

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