Storm-G would make me sick

Storm-G would make me sick

I love rollercoasters. However the one thing that I just cannot stand is going upside-down in tight circles. Big loops are fine, but something like Sega’s new Storm-G arcade game would probally have me running to the bathroom in no time. We all know that arcades are pretty much dead...

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Sasuke 22 (Ninja Warrior) Spring 2009

Sasuke 22 (Ninja Warrior) Spring 2009

It’s time for Sasuke! Tonight between 8:00pm and 11:30pm JST, TBS will be airing the Spring edition of the popular TV competition. You may have read on Olivia Munn’s blog that she was just in Japan with Kevin running the course yet again. I believe this makes 3 years in...

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KeyholeTV update & new version

KeyholeTV update & new version

 KeyholeTV has been updated! If you are having issues with KeyholeTV, just head over and download the newest version, 3.13, for Windows. There has been a significant reduction of processor use in 3.13. You can also now resize the main window, a feature that I have been desperately wanting for awhile now. A bit...

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Handmade Musical Vegetables

Handmade Musical Vegetables

Meet the man that goes by heita3. He’s from Okayama Japan, a devoted teacher, fan of poetry, and loves to make music instruments out of ripe, delicious vegetables. He has become pretty popular on Youtube garnering almost a quarter of a million channel views. Mr. Heita3 was first inspired by...

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Breast enlargement from a ringtone?

Breast enlargement from a ringtone?

Meet Hideto Tomabechi. He is a cognative scientist that studies the mind and artificial intellegence. In his spare time, he’s an avid music fan, and is a member of a rock band. How does one combine these seemingly opposite passions? By creating a mobile ringtone that tricks the mind into...

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Want a hand from Terminator 4?

Want a hand from Terminator 4?

Every couple of months a toy comes out that catches my eye. You may have heard that Terminator 4 (Terminator Salvation) is coming out sometime this year. So like the Hulk’s Smash Hands that were all over TV here in the states, the Terminator marketing team has created this forearm...

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Get the perfect picture of your pets

Get the perfect picture of your pets

Earlier today I was on Ameba Vision looking at sophie-chan. I really do want a dog. They seem like they are such fun companions. Owners are always taking videos and photos, but you have to wonder, do cats and dogs know to look at the camera when its time for...

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Toilet poems will save the world

Toilet poems will save the world

Have you ever thought about doing your part to curb global warming? You have? Good. Have you ever considered writing thought-provoking poetry to be displayed in public bathrooms across Japan? I didn’t think so. One Japanese group not only has but also made it their mission to save the world,...

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Voice-controlled toy helicopters

Voice-controlled toy helicopters

You have have seen those commericals for the remote controlled mini helicopters that dart around and fly with incredible precision. Today, I’m here to tell you that they are a toy of the past. Tokyo’s Taiyo Corp has trumped all of the previous offerings by creating a voice controlled...

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Studying in Japan just got easier

Studying in Japan just got easier

Thinking of heading to Japan on a student visa? Well here’s a bit of good news. The Japanese goverment wants to not only ease screening procedures for students wishing to study in Japan, but also extend the time you are able to stay. Asahi reported that Justice Minister Eisuke Mori...

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KeyholeTV servers are down temporarily

KeyholeTV servers are down temporarily

Well, I just wanted to write a quick update about KeyholeTV as I have been not only getting tons of comments sent, but also yesterday alone, the KeyholeTV page saw over 2,500 visits from people looking for answers. First I would like to thank Rick from JDictionary.com for keeping people up...

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Scare children from ever choking

Scare children from ever choking

I have to admit that I don’t really write too much for the parents out there. So I decided to take a moment and talk about a product that someday might save your child’s life. Kids are notorious for not being able to sit still. I can’t really blame them....

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