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complex.com — A suspected arson attack on Japanese anime studio Kyoto Animation has left at least 33 dead and dozens injured. The Japan Times reports that a 41-year-old suspect has been arrested following the fire, which is the deadliest mass murder incident in Japan since the 2001 Myojo 56 building fire.  Peopl…
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engadget.com — Toyota is going to the moon. The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has teamed up with the carmaker to build a pressurized self-driving rover that will land on the lunar surface in 2029. The six-wheeled transporter will be able to carry two humans for a distance of 10,000 kilometers using …
13.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
bbc.co.uk — All the medals at the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo will be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers. A project was started in 2017 to collect enough electronic waste, including old smartphones and laptops, to implement the scheme. The aim was to collect 30.3kg of gold, 4,1…
09.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
vice.com — There are more than eight million vacant properties littered throughout Japan—and they're going dirt cheap. Good news, struggling millennial homebuyer: you’re moving to Japan. Why? Because the sushi’s fresh, the weather’s nice, and the houses are free. An increasing number of unoccupied properties…
04.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
digg.com — After a three-and-a-half year journey through space, Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft released its MINERVA-II1 rovers, Rover-1A and Rover-1B. The twin robots successfully descended onto the Rgyugu asteroid, making them the world's first rovers to land on the surface of an asteroid. Full Article >&gt…
28.09.2018 0 comments From Alex
finance.yahoo.com — Photo: This image was captured by Rover-1B immediately after separation from the Hayabusa 2 spacecraft, at about 1:07 p.m. JST Sept. 21 (9:07 p.m. PT Sept. 20). The surface of Ryugu is at lower right. The colorful blur at upper left is due to the reflection of sunlight when the image was taken. (JAX…
23.09.2018 0 comments From Alex
spoon-tamago.com — Pixels are typically associated with digital formats. But in a recent series, Japanese Creative Director Yuni Yoshida turns that thinking inside-out, using real food and analog techniques of cutting and stacking to create patches of “pixelations” in her staged compositions of food. Full Article &gt…
22.07.2018 1 comments From Alex
news.sky.com — Rescue workers are in a "race against time" to save people caught in devastating record rains that have killed at least 62 people, Japan's prime minister has said. The torrential downpours have caused flash flooding and landslides across central and western parts of the country, prompting evacuation…
08.07.2018 0 comments From Alex
unilad.co.uk — Japan's players cleaned their changing rooms and bowed to fans following their loss to Belgium which saw them out of the World Cup
03.07.2018 0 comments From Alex
brightside.me — A cat or a dog? This is one question that has been debated for years. Here’s one more fact about dogs that may change your mind about which pet to get. You trust your dog, but does it trust you? The study was conducted by Akiko Takaoka of Kyoto University in Japan. The scientist and his colleague…
23.06.2018 0 comments From Alex
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