Taketomi Island’s Hoshinoya Resort (Video and Pics)

Bungalow

If you ever wondered how the fortunate people live in Japan, wonder no more! Just visit the Hoshinoya resort on the Island of Taketomi, and be treated like royalty on an Island dedicated to preserving the heritage of generations past.

A Summary of News From Japan: After the Earthquake and Tsunami

NOAA 2011 Japanese Tsunami Wave Height

I was trying to read up on all the latest updates in Japan as a result of the recent earthquake and tsunami, so I thought I would combine my findings into a blog post to save everyone else a little time surfing around. Let me know if you find this helpful and I’ll try and […]

R/C Car + Beer Bottles = Super Mario Brothers

RC Car Plays Super Mario Brothers Theme

Every once in a while I come across a video that you just know took a lot of time to actually set up and produce, like all those Rube Goldeberg videos I post all the time. Well, here is another one along the same lines. These guys in Japan took what looks to be a […]

Japanese ‘Pushers’ Pack Train Passengers Like Sardines!

Japanese Train Pushers

Oshiya, or “pusher”, is an informal Japanese term for a worker who stands on the platform of a railway station during the morning and evening rush hours, and pushes people onto the train. This video is a good example of just how crowded it gets on Japanese trains! Do you think this could be the […]

July 16, 1945 – The Day the Nuclear Age Began

The bombing of Nagasaki

It’s been exactly 63 years, to the minute, since the first atomic explosion ushered mankind into the Atomic age. The Manhattan Project, as it was called, would eventually reign down the most terrible hell on earth, but may also have saved the entire planet from a much worse fate. Here is an incredible one hour […]

MXC Most Extreme Elimination – The Greatest TV Show Ever!

MXC

I kid you not when I tell you that MXC is one of my favorite TV shows of ALL TIME! Unfortunatly this show is not running on cable any more, but luckily I was able to feed my MXC addiction on the Internet. Thank you YouTube! Most Extreme Elimination, later called MXC was a redubbing […]

Choco Party, Good GOOD!

Hot Japanese Woman

He, he, he. Hmmm. I like chocolate. I like partys. I guess I just never realized how much I like it when you put them both together! You know, over in Japan they don’t even try to hide the sexual overtones in their advertising. They just put it out there for everyone to gawk at! […]

Japanese Man Trains Synchronized Swimming Goldfish

Ok, this seems truly unbelievable – as in, I’m not sure I believe it. But if it’s a fake I can’t detect it either! A Japanese guy has trained 4 goldfish to do synchronized swimming! Yeah, I know it sounds impossible, but you have to see this! He motions with his hands and the fish […]

49 Incredible 3D Motion Photo Panoramas

Wow, Panoramas.dk is one of the greatest sites I’ve ever come across. It features a number of three dimensional panoramas which allow you to virtually look around a given space. This is a technology that can only flourish on the Web since you cannot move around inside a static photograph. There are virtual reality panoramas […]