Tag Archives: Japan

  • Tomatan: Japanese Robot Feeds You Tomatoes While You Run (Video)

    Tomatan: Japanese Robot Feeds You Tomatoes While You Run (Video)

    We’ve all been there: You’re in the middle of a hearty jog and an irresistible craving seizes you – you have to have a tomato, and now. In the dreary old past, you would have to run to your nearest supermarket, grab a tomato from the produce section, purchase it, and then eat it (that’s […]

  • Fostex TH900 Headphones Are Lovingly Crafted, Cost $1,300 (Video)

    Fostex TH900 Headphones Are Lovingly Crafted, Cost $1,300 (Video)

    What would it take for you to spend $1,300 on a pair of headphones? Collectible resale value, perhaps? If the answer to that question is “craftsmanship,” then you will probably be one of the parties interested in a pair of Fostex TH900 headphones, especially after you watch the video about how they’re made. Every pair […]

  • Stay-Brella: An Umbrella That Stands On Its Own

    Stay-Brella: An Umbrella That Stands On Its Own

    Anyone who has ever regularly used an umbrella is probably familiar with the age-old routine of attempting to balance your umbrella perfectly in the corner between two walls, knowing full well that the margin for error is so low as to be nonexistent. But the makers of the Stay-Brella at the Nendo design firm are […]

  • adidas Snowboarding Video Series ‘Nomad': Part One Drops

    adidas Snowboarding Video Series ‘Nomad': Part One Drops

    The people at adidas Snowboarding are gearing up for their favorite season with a series of videos, wholly entitled Nomad. The series will focus on – what else? – snowboarding throughout the world. The first installment has recently hit the internet, and it’s set in Japan, a country that’s famous all over the world for […]

  • Frozen Beer Slushie Maker by Kirin Ichiban (Video)

    Frozen Beer Slushie Maker by Kirin Ichiban (Video)

    Over in Japan, they’ve come up with a cool way to keep beer cold longer than normal, even in the face of sweltering summer temperatures. And you can actually try it yourself, if you get a product by the slightly misleading name of the Frozen Beer Slushie Maker from Kirin Ichiban. Contrary to what you […]

  • The Entrex Chips Dispenser Makes Eating Pringles Easy

    The Entrex Chips Dispenser Makes Eating Pringles Easy

    Japan is often said to be ahead of the rest of the world in terms of technology. For proof that this idea is at least somewhat accurate, take a look at the Entrex Chips Dispenser, a Japanese product that’s so simple it will have you wondering why you never thought of it earlier. Designed for […]

  • Subaru BRZ Premium Sports Edition

    Subaru BRZ Premium Sports Edition

    Subaru’s entry into the sports car world is the BRZ, which is now available only in Japan in a luxury Premium Sports Edition. Like you might expect, this special edition of the BRZ is equipped with several upgrades over the standard version. Some of those upgrades include special 17-inch alloy wheels, interior two-tone tan and […]

  • NEIGHBORHOOD Fall/Winter 2013 “Thunderbolt” Collection

    NEIGHBORHOOD Fall/Winter 2013 “Thunderbolt” Collection

    New from NEIGHBORHOOD comes a three piece collection that seems to back up the old adage that you can never go wrong with black. It’s called “Thunderbolt,” and it’s made up of a T-shirt, shorts, and a motorcycle jacket, all in colors that would make Johnny Cash nod with approval. The NEIGHBORHOOD “Thunderbolt” collection’s T-shirt […]

  • EVISU Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

    EVISU Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

      New from EVISU comes a look at their upcoming fall/winter 2013 collection. The collection is essentially a modern spin on traditional Japanese denim, as the brand covers two lines of styles—the Private Stock Collection and the Heritage Collection. Both of those lines feature a balance between the formal and casual, and the modern and […]

  • UNUSUED 2013 Spring/Summer Collection

    UNUSUED 2013 Spring/Summer Collection

    Fashion label UNUSED has unveiled their collection of styles for the spring and summer of 2013. The UNUSED 2013 spring/summer collection is a relatively formal grouping of pieces, including tailored clothes such as jackets, trousers and workwear coats. But don’t be fooled by the formality of the UNUSED spring/summer 2013 styles – there’s still a […]