All About Japan

Schoolgirls Create Disaster Relief Toilet

A group of Japanese high school girls has created a sanitary and cost-effective portable toilet.

Tsukuba: City of Science & Nature

In addition to being a 'science city,' Tsukuba is also home to one of Japan's oldest shrines, located at the foot of a twin-peaked mountain associated with the origins of the Japanese people.

We Have the Technology to Read... Minds?!

While he's nowhere near the level of some telepaths like Professor X, Professor Toshimasa Yamazaki has found a way to read people's minds by utilizing the Japanese language.

A Guide to Onsen Water Types

All water isn’t the same. Every natural spring passes through layers upon layers of rock that can give the water a unique chemical makeup said to have a variety of health effects depending on the mineral content of the water.

Step into the Future of Holograms

Want your very own hologram to turn on the TV or set the temperature in your bath water?

This Flash-frozen Food Thaws Like it's Fresh

CAS technology maintains the structural integrity of frozen organic matter to preserve the freshness, texture and flavor of food—with possible applications in medicine and science as well.

Turn Your Smartphone into a Telescope!

Take pictures of the surface of the moon and planets on your smartphone with this cool new telescope add-on!

The Tech of Smartphone Iris Authentification

Fujitsu's miniature infrared LED and camera unlock your phone in roughly six-tenths of a second.

Molecular Structure of Glass, Done in Glass

A Japanese design firm has recreated the molecular structure of glass—magnified one billion times—out of 5,000 pieces of glass.

New GPS Satellite Tech Accurate to Centimeters

Mitsubishi Electric’s new satellite array may become the best defense against wandering blue dot disorder.

Livesaving Device Embedded in Vending Machines

Next time someone on the street looks like they're suffering from cardiac arrest, run toward the nearest... vending machine?

These Kimono Sashes Are Out of This World!

From lounging felines to deep space imagery, this traditional Japanese clothing retailer is bound to have the perfect 'obi' for you!

Sputniko! Bonds Myth, Science & Music

This new scientific discovery not only has its own music video, but also ties to ancient Japanese mythology.

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