Posts Tagged: JAPAN

EBERHARD FETZ

Shock The Monkey: Paralyzed Primate Fixed By Neural Bridge Implant

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A formerly-paralyzed monkey is back in poop-flinging shape thanks to a new electronic bypass system which creates a neural bridge.

CANDICE SWANEPOEL

The Harlem Shake In Sports Is Dead, Long Live Whatever This New Meme Is Called

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Around the same time that someone in the New York Mets organization said, “<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxDpnqmIrpc">Hey we should do one of those Harlem Shake videos</a>”, the crazy kids of the Internet were already neck deep in the latest meme - Hadouken’ing or Kamehameha’ing, depending on whom you ask.

All The Cool Japanese Schoolgirls Are Recreating The Kamehameha Attack From ‘Dragon Ball’

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The Kamehameha attack pose from "Dragon Ball" is all the rage in Japan right now. Here's a collection of the finest recreations.

Fox

Wolverine pioneering revolutionary new strategy of releasing film a few seconds at a time

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This week has been a busy one for the Wolverine: We're Calling It "The Wolverine" In The Hopes That You'll Forget About The Last One.

JAPAN

Grumpy Cat Cosplays Ron Swanson And Spock, Epic Tambourine Man, And Afternoon Links

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Today's afternoon links, featuring Grumpy Cat dressed as Ron Swanson ('Parks and Recreation') and Spock, as well as Japan's epic tambourine player.

COMMERCIALS

Please Watch This Ridiculous Japanese Domino’s Pizza Ad

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Domino's Pizza made an ad for a new phone app targeted toward customers in Japan. It is hilarious.

funny

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Perfect Jack Nicholson Impression

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Leo shows off his Jack Nicholson eyebrows during a Japanese interview.

FAIL

Japanese Game Show: Find The Chair

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It's more hazardous than it sounds.

HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY

Sweet Dreams, Sailors: Squids Can Fly Up To 100 Feet Through The Air

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You know what could save us from those spiders raining from the sky in Brazil? Squids that can fly up to 100 feet through the air. We're saved/doomed!

Minami Minegishi

Japanese Pop Star Forced To Shave Her Head, Record Tearful Apology For Having A Boyfriend

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Minami Minegishi, a member of J-pop group AKB48, had to shave her head and record an apology to friends for spending the night with a guy.

INDIEGOGO

Introducing ‘Tailly’, The Robotic Tail That Lets Humans Express Emotion Like Dogs

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A Japanese man is trying to raise funds for Tailly, which is a robotic tail for humans to wear and express emotion like animals.

DAIKI ITO

Holy Sh*t: The Worst Ski Jump Attempt Ever

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The adorable banner at the beginning of this video reads FLY UP HIGHER OUR JUMPERS.

DOMINO'S PIZZA

Domino’s Rolls Out Mayonnaise Pizza In Japan, The ‘Mayo Potato Pizza’

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Fast food giant Domino's Pizza is testing out four new types of mayo-based pizzas in Japan, as the country has fallen in love with the condiment.

cheaters

Of Course Japan Has Developed A Cell Phone That Helps Guys Cheat On Their Wives And Girlfriends

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Normally, if I saw a guy using a flip phone, I’d probably point and laugh while shouting, “Hey everyone, look at the loser with the flip phone.

AT LEAST IT'S COMPETITIVE

The 'World's Shortest Escalator' Is The Laziest Thing You'll See This Week

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In only a week, YouTube user <a href="http://www.youtube.com/user/hippykiller1?feature=watch">“hippykiller1”</a> – a handle after my own heart – has amassed more than 5.

JAPAN

The World’s Shortest Escalator

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The world's shortest escalator, located in Kawasaki, Japan, is only 32.

FOOD

Japanese Marshmallow Eating Contest

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A very unique (and highly entertaining) marshmallow eating contest, courtesy of Japanese variety show Gaki No Tsukai.

COWCOW

My New Favorite Thing: No Surprise Exercise

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Remember when <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/gangnam-style" target="_blank">Gangnam Style</a> was something we could enjoy, before your mom and dad found out about it and the <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/10/gangnam-style-is-officially-dead-thanks-a-lot-nfl-on-fox" target="_blank">NFL on Fox mummies started Gangnam Style dancing</a> as a "fun gag.

BILLY BEANE

Taiwan Animation: Hiroyuki Nakajima Gets A Baseball Bat Boner For Brad Pitt

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Have you ever wanted to see Billy Beane lure players into romantic situations using a Brad Pitt mask.

bluetooth toilets

The Japanese Have Built A Bluetooth-Enabled Toilet Because Of Course They Have

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Yep, the Japanese have another weird toilet for happy poopy-time. With Bluetooth.


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